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April 2021

Grants Awarded to Organizations Serving the Chilton Area

Posted on Apr 29, 2021, by

The Chilton Area Community Foundation recently awarded $28,300 in grants from the Chilton Area Community Foundation Fund. Through the annual January competitive grant cycle, eight nonprofit organizations were selected to receive funds to improve the quality of life in the greater Chilton area. The Chilton Area Community Foundation approved grants to the following nonprofit organizations: […]

Increased demand for food continues at The Salvation Army

Posted on Apr 26, 2021, by

By Kristal Knudtson, Director of Development & Communications, The Salvation Army Fox Cities Due to Covid-19, The Salvation Army Fox Cities pantry was overspent by $200k. Since Covid-19 started we have seen an increase of 10% with the amount of food we were giving out in the pantry. Our volunteers have been working hard the […]

We need to move beyond discussion to action

Posted on Apr 21, 2021, by

Yesterday, Derek Chauvin, a former Minnesota police officer, was found guilty of all three counts against him in the murder of George Floyd, a Black man. Floyd’s death last May, the protests and rallies that followed, and the ensuing trial inspired discussion about anti-Black racism and criminal justice reform in our country. Through our Diversity, […]

Sharing our priorities as we move forward

Posted on Apr 20, 2021, by

By Curt Detjen, President and CEO Committed and focused. These two words describe your Community Foundation through 2020 and as we engage 2021 in this COVID-19 era. We’re committed to serving you, helping you make a difference in the lives of others, and are focused on improving so that together, we flourish. Here are a […]

Estate gift to benefit Chilton community forever

Posted on Apr 15, 2021, by

As a long-time member of the Chilton community, Ruth Bolz knew she wanted to leave a legacy that would strengthen the town she was born and raised in. Ruth passed away in January, and her estate gift to the Chilton Area Community Foundation will forever improve the quality of life in Chilton. Celebrating 20 years, […]

Refugees find vital services, dreams coming true

Posted on Apr 12, 2021, by

Amadi and his family fled the Democratic Republic of Congo and were able to build a new life in our area, thanks to World Relief Fox Valley. By Tami McLaughlin, Director, World Relief Fox Valley In August 2020, World Relief Fox Valley welcomed our 1,000th refugee since our beginning in 2012. While this special arrival […]