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October 2021

Grants to help viewers dive to Door County shipwrecks

Posted on Oct 28, 2021, by

Photo credits: Wisconsin Historical Society In June 2020, members of PBS Wisconsin’s production team and the Wisconsin Historical Society’s Maritime Archeology department set out on the blustery waters of Door County’s infamous Death’s Door. Headed toward Washington Island, their intended destination was not the island itself but below the surface of the water. They were […]

Anonymous gifts strengthen the Fox Valley

Posted on Oct 26, 2021, by

Sushi the kitten meows at visitors at Fox Valley Humane Society. The animal rescue, along with many other organizations including COTS and B.A.B.E.S, have received grants from anonymous donors. The Community Foundation’s personalized service provides many opportunities for people to give quietly in ways that help their communities. People, businesses and organizations can choose to […]

Friends supporting our mission

Posted on Oct 21, 2021, by

The Community Foundation works every day to bring generous people and organizations together to strengthen the quality of life for all through philanthropy. We are passionate about living out our mission to strengthen our community for current and future generations by helping people make a difference in the lives of others. Annual contributions to our […]

Voices from the Valley: Healthy Smiles for All

Posted on Oct 20, 2021, by

It’s estimated that there are over 85,000 people in the tri-county area of Northeast Wisconsin who cannot afford even limited oral health care. And according to the Dental Association, about a third of all children in the state of Wisconsin have untreated tooth decay. The dental community wanted to do something about that. For the […]

Teamwork and funding boosts wellness for all

Posted on Oct 14, 2021, by

Be Well Fox Valley is a new United Way Fox Cities initiative designed to improve health and well-being in Calumet, Outagamie, and Winnebago Counties, thanks to support from the Basic Needs Giving Partnership Fund within the Community Foundation and the Oshkosh Area Community Foundation, supported by the U.S. Venture Fund for Basic Needs, the J.J. […]

We welcome Megan Schuessler to our team!

Posted on Oct 12, 2021, by

Megan Schuessler with her husband, Erik.                By Megan Schuessler, Donor Services Manager Hello! My name is Megan Schuessler and I am very excited to be a part of the Community Foundation team as the new donor services manager. In my new role I will get to work with donors and funds and connect […]

Encompass Child Advocate Program a success!

Posted on Oct 7, 2021, by

Encompass of Green Bay’s Child And Classroom Advocate Program received a $57,000 grant from the David L. and Rita E. Nelson Family Fund within the Community Foundation. By Debbie Ashmann, director of fund development, Encompass Imagine living with trauma every day. This is a way of life for 40 percent of Encompass families. They have […]