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March 2022

Renee Resch Joins the Team!

Posted on Mar 31, 2022, by

Hi!  My name is Renee Resch, and I am so honored and excited to join the Community Foundation as the finance manager. In my role, I am responsible for ensuring all contributions are deposited into the correct investment accounts as well as moving cash out of those accounts when it is time to pay out […]

New Podcast Episode: A Covid Reflection and Response

Posted on Mar 30, 2022, by

When the pandemic hit in March of 2020, everything changed. Our communities were in a crisis. Many vital services which so many people rely upon were suspended. The Community Foundation and United Way Fox Cities immediately created the Covid-19 Community Response Fund. Over the two years of the fund, 118 local nonprofit organizations received $1,776,497 […]

Local woman’s legacy lives on to help fight breast cancer

Posted on Mar 29, 2022, by

Today marks what would have been Trina Reynolds’ 60th birthday. Although she is no longer here to celebrate this milestone with her family and friends, her legacy continues to live on in the hundreds of local women who have received help because of her vision.   After Trina received a devastating breast cancer diagnosis in 2008, […]

Katie Ornstein Joins the Community Foundation

Posted on Mar 24, 2022, by

Hello, I’m Katie Ornstein and I joined the Community Foundation staff in December. I developed my passion for helping nonprofits while serving with AmeriCorps in Appleton following my graduation from UW-Oshkosh with a degree in Political Science. I’ve always worked for nonprofits, including organizations working in shelter for the homeless, health care and at a food […]

COVID-19 Community Response Fund’s incredible impact in 2 years

Posted on Mar 17, 2022, by

Thanks to gifts generously donated to the COVID-19 Community Response Fund established two years ago today by the Community Foundation and United Way Fox Cities, 118 local nonprofit organizations received $1,776,497 in grants. Those grants assisted efforts to provide immediate basic needs relief, short-term response and longer-term recovery in Outagamie, Calumet, Shawano, Waupaca, and the […]

The Changing Face of the Fox Valley: Part 2

Posted on Mar 9, 2022, by

The most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows us that one of the largest shifts is in the Hispanic population. In fact, Hispanics make up the largest minority group in Northeast Wisconsin. Hispanic and Latino residents of communities along the U.S. 41 interstate corridor between Oshkosh and Green Bay increased by 46% between […]