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Oct 26, 2016

Visitor to mobile food pantry wanted to give back

By Patti Habeck Executive Vice President Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin [email protected] I want to share a story with you from last Friday’s Feeding America mobile food[...]

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Oct 25, 2016

CHAT group celebrates Ray Durkee’s contributions

When more information is needed for a major issue affecting the health and safety of people in the Fox Valley, CHAT (Community Health Action Team)[...]

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Oct 21, 2016

Stock the Shelves kick-off includes Little Golden Books event

Two charitable efforts supported by the Community Foundation will join forces next week to help feed families in need. The Post-Crescent’s Stock the Shelves food[...]

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Oct 20, 2016

Mental health screening may have saved teens’ lives

Mental health wellness screening conducted by a partnership of five school districts under the leadership of the Samaritan Counseling Center of the Fox Valley likely accomplished[...]

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Oct 19, 2016

Newest Foundation employee brings a history of service

Hello! I’m Annette Look and I’m the newest friendly face at the Community Foundation. My first day as Community Engagement Associate was Sept. 26 and[...]

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Oct 14, 2016

40-somethings put their charitable legacy in place early

Chad Hershner and Jeff Amstutz don’t sit on the sidelines when needs arise for their favorite causes – giving of their time, their money and[...]

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Nonprofit Leadership Initiative Nov 10, 2016

Leadership Institute Lunch & Learn

Time: 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region

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Nonprofit Leadership Initiative Executive Director Forum: Topic — Finance

Time: 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: Fox Valley Technical College, Room: HS114A

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Application Deadline: Clintonville Area Foundation

Time: 4:00 PM - 4:15 PM
Location: Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region office

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Nonprofit Leadership Initiative Board Pipeline Topic — Housing

Time: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: Timber Rattler Stadium

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Spectrum Dance Theater’s Week-long Residency: #RACEish

Time: All Day
Location: Fox Cities Performing Arts Center

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Teen Symposium 2017 – United Way Fox Cities

Time: All Day
Location: Radisson Paper Valley

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Nonprofit Leadership Initiative Board PipeLine Topic — Environment

Time: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: Fox Valley Technical College, Pepsi Atrium & Culinary Theatre

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Nonprofit Leadership Initiative Board PipeLine Topic — Food Programs

Time: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: Riverview Gardens

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It was ridiculously simple.

Mito Kudaka, established a fund

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Over the years, you learn the joy of giving.

O.C. Boldt

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"We feel comfortable that our wishes will be honored."

Lynn Van Vreede

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Our Stories

Through the generosity of our donors, the Community Foundation has awarded more than $221 million in grants since 1986.

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This gives us something to rally around as the younger generation.

Pierce Smith
NxG Fund Board Member

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