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November 2019

Appreciated stocks are easy to give

Giving appreciated stock gifts is a great way to strengthen your community and impact lives now and forever. The Community Foundation’s quick and easy electronic gift processing system allows donors like Greg and Julie Pawlak to transfer gifts of appreciated stock without delay. “We can give stocks at their highest valuation within about 10 minutes,” […]

Donors leave legacies in Shawano area

By Jon Meyers, Shawano Area Community Foundation Board Chair Legacy means many different things to different people. The one continuous thread is passion. Most people want to be remembered in a way that aligns with their own passions. As the chairman of the Shawano Area Community Foundation (SACF), it has been my privilege to bear […]

Impacting lives in Brillion

Brillion Board of Directors. Front Row (l-r): Carla Buboltz, Co-Chair; Audrey Buboltz; and Sarah Pielhop, Co-Chair Back (l-r): Larry Dietz, John School, George Petrie, Don Mathiebe, Treasurer; Dennis Miller and Earl Herring. Absent: Steve Klessig, Vice Chair; Steve Meyer, Secretary; Doug Buboltz, Carrie Dieter and Beth Wenzel. The Brillion Area Family of Funds has launched […]

Grant helps those in final recovery journey

Apricity is a nonprofit organization that provides men and women in recovery with residential treatment and ongoing recovery support services. (Photo courtesy of Apricity). By Laurie Lewis, Development Director, Apricity Mana is a Hawaiian name which means “positive life energy.” It’s also the name of the peer-run home that is part of Apricity’s sober living […]

How to join a board and take your career to the next level

Nonprofit Leadership Initiative’s Board Connect events help community members interested in volunteering at a leadership level connect with nonprofits that have opportunities to serve. Kristin Cates attended several Board Connect events and shares her experience. By Kristin Cates, Marketing Coordinator, PALS Program Ever since attending the first Board Connect event, I’ve found more and more […]