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Java Jive
Java Jive is the Rape Crisis Center's signature fundraising event of the year, featuring a coffee tasting, breakfast, silent auction, and raffle donated by local businesses.

The event also features live by jazz Josh Dupont & Francie Phelps.

Sunday, September 18, 2016
9:00 am to 12:30 pm

The Brink Lounge
701 E. Washington Avenue
Madison, WI


Register online now!

Registration is $30 per person ($35 at the door). You can also choose to make an additional donation. Register by August 26 to ensure your limited edition Java Jive 2016 mug!



Interested in sponsoring Java Jive? The contributions of individuals and businesses are responsible for a large portion of the funds this wonderful laid-back event raises for RCC. All RCC's free services and community education programs are supported in part by Java Jive funds. Call (608) 251-5126 x12 with questions. Click here to sponsor!


Thank you to our 2016 Java Jive sponsors and donors!

Gold Sponsor: Fox 47

Silver Sponsors: CUNA Mutual Group, Group Health Cooperative of South Central Wisconsin, Madison Women's Health, Michael Best & Friedrich LLP, University of Wisconsin Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Bronze Sponsors: First Business, Johnson Bank, Quarles & Brady LLP, Jessica Thompson Smith & Kevan Smith, Summit Credit Union, UW Credit Union, UW Health & Unity Health Insurance, Wegner CPAs, Unity Point Health Meriter

Media Sponsors: BRAVA Magazine, Isthmus Publishing, Magic 98 Radio

Also supported by: The Employer Group, Excellence In Dentistry, Heartland Credit Union, Lori & Bryan Meddings, Madison College, MGE Foundation, Oak Bank, Orthodontic Specialists of Madison, Parisi Construction Co., Dane County Executive Joe Parisi & Erin Thornley Parisi, Michelle Reddington, River Valley Bank, Steve Brown Apartments, Von Briesen & Roper, s.c.

Coffee from: Ancora Coffee, Cargo & Ground Zero Coffee, Colectivo Coffee, EVP Coffee Co., Indie Coffee, JavaCat, True Coffee Roasters

Flowers by: George's Flowers


Avis Rent-A-Car
A special thanks to Insty-Prints on Park Street, The Brink Lounge, Avis Rent A Car, and Josh Dupont & Francie Phelps for their donations to reduce Java Jive costs and increase the resources that support RCC's services.

A huge thank you to Laura Feller for donating her time and talent to create this year's Java Jive materials.

To see a list of the businesses and organizations that support RCC, please click here. For a list of our in-kind donors, please click here.



Frequently Asked Questions


Can I register the day of the event?
Absolutely! While pre-registering by the date suggested ensures your complimentary limited edition Java Jive mug, walk-ins are welcome!

Where do I park for Java Jive?
See map to the right.

What if I don't like coffee?
No problem! There is tea, cider, juice, milk and water available.

What time do the doors open?
Doors open promptly at 9 am on the day of the event.

What time does music start?
Shortly after doors open, typically by 9:30 am.

Can I buy raffle tickets if not attending?
Yes! You do not need to be present to win our fabulous raffle prizes. We will add the list of raffle winners to our website the business day following Java Jive.

Do I have to be present to win silent auction items?
Yes and no. Although you will most likely need to be present to get a bid number and bid, you do not need to stay until the end of the event. We will contact you if you are the highest bidder on an item(s) the next business day following Java Jive.