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Worzalla Donates Dozens of Books to Refugee Families Through RISE Program

Worzalla Donates Dozens of Books to Refugee Families Through RISE Program

CAP Services hosts "Making Central Wisconsin a Better Home for Refugees" to celebrate inclusion

Worzalla associate Patrick Kabangu (Back row - second from L), pictured with recipients of Worzalla-printed books at CAP Services "World Refugee Day" event.

Stevens Point, WI (June 21, 2023) - In honor of World Refugee Day, Worzalla, an employee-owned book printer specializing in printing high-quality children’s books, cookbooks, and hardcover bestsellers, donated books to the Refugees and Immigrant Support and Empowerment (RISE) program. The local book printer made the donation at CAP Services’, a nonprofit with programming in 5 Wisconsin counties including Portage aimed at transforming people and communities to advance social and economic justice, World Refugee Day event which celebrated Central Wisconsin’s refugee community with cultural performances, storytelling, a potluck, activities and more.

“Celebrating World Refugee Day in Central Wisconsin is an opportunity for the community to learn and understand the needs of refugees,” said Patrick Kabangu, Worzalla Associate and Refugee Support Coordinator for CAP Services. “I am grateful for the contribution Worzalla made to our community’s refugees and know families will enjoy reading these books together.”

Worzalla associate Patrick Kabangu is a refugee who volunteers with CAP Services’ RISE program. The program aims to foster a sense of belonging among immigrant and refugee families by providing programming and resources that support their social, educational, and economic success.

“Central Wisconsin has seen an increase in refugees settling their families here and welcoming them into our community is important to their economic success,” said Brianne Petruzalek, Vice President of Human Resources at Worzalla. “We are proud to show our support for Patrick and the RISE program with a donation of books for our new community members to enjoy.”

CAP Services’ World Refugee Day event is one of many events and community involvement activities. To learn more about how to get involved visit Worzalla’s donation to the RISE program is part of the book printer’s ongoing community involvement efforts, which also include a sponsorship for the Portage County Library’s Summer Reading Lit Loot program, the Prime Water Angler’s fishing competition and kids clinic, and more. To learn more visit

About Worzalla

Worzalla is an employee-owned printing company headquartered in Stevens Point, Wisconsin. Founded in 1892, Worzalla has over 125 years in experience in creating high-quality custom products for its customers. Worzalla specializes in the production of cookbooks, children's and lifestyle books, and is dedicated to exceeding expectations for quality, service, and delivery. From small to large publishers, Worzalla is the printer the industry turns to for manufacturing high profile projects and award-winning books. With numerous industry awards for safety and workplace culture, Worzalla is consistently ranked as one of the top places to work in central Wisconsin. For more information, visit

Media contact:

Erica Fetherston

10 to 1 Public Relations


Brianne Petruzalek


Vice President of Human Resources


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