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October 2020

Learning and experience can overcome racism in outdoor activities

As a child in a working-class, Black neighborhood in Columbus, Ohio, Dudley Edmondson was teased by his friends for his appreciation of nature. Now as a video producer, photographer and author, Dudley is a one-man campaign for overcoming the disconnect between African Americans and the outdoors. His own connection with nature came as an escape […]

Rhoades Sanford extends WACF grantmaking

Tomorrow’s Children of Waupaca recently received a grant from the Waupaca Area Community Foundation, one of our affiliate partners, toward the purchase and training of a therapy dog to work with children with traumatic or difficult pasts. The Waupaca Area Community Foundation’s grantmaking this year was extended by an extra $20,000 thanks to a new […]

A Legacy and Life Well Lived

Mary Lamers Grist passed away in August. She was part of the Community Foundation’s Himebaugh Legacy Circle, recognizing those who have made future plans for their favorite charitable causes through a bequest or similar deferred gift to the Foundation. For 91 years, Mary Lamers Grist poured her love for making an impact into the Fox […]