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Apr 16, 2024

Autism Acceptance: Celebrating Differences In The Fox Valley

In the Fox Valley, acceptance happens every day. April is Autism Acceptance Month — 30 days dedicated to embracing the diverse and unique experiences across[...]

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Apr 11, 2024

Reimagining childcare focus of Women’s Fund event

We hope you can join the Women’s Fund for the Fox Valley Region for an inspiring and impactful panel discussion aimed at tackling one of[...]

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Apr 10, 2024

Appleton artist brings sound to life in his paintings

A display of local art greets donors, nonprofit partners and community members when they enter the Community Foundation! A wall serves as a rotating art[...]

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Apr 4, 2024

New Episode: Hope for Addiction Recovery

Did you know that drug and alcohol-related deaths in Wisconsin have tripled over the last 15 years? In this episode, we are talking about addiction[...]

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Apr 2, 2024

Create a legacy and fulfill your charitable goals

Your legacy matters. It reflects your values and tells your story for generations to come. How can you ensure your impact lasts beyond your lifetime?[...]

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Mar 28, 2024

Van Asten Scholarships benefit St. Norbert juniors, seniors

St. Norbert College rising juniors and seniors are eligible for the Van Asten Fellows Scholarships. Applications are now open for the scholarships, which all have[...]

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It’s just an outstanding way to enable people to give back to their community.

Kim Rietbrock, attorney for Violet Laack

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I think giving through the Foundation is a wonderful idea.

Barbara (Russell) Mendyke

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We want to help people in the future, after we’re gone, and feel it’s important to give beyond our immediate family.

Debra McDowall

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"Two lifetimes of hard work"

Patti Schoenborn-Kinjerski

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