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May 2022

Tuning in to the Waupaca community

Local Waupaca community radio station WAUP 99.1 received its broadcasting license in 2015. The station provides access to community broadcasting for the people of Waupaca and nearby surrounding areas. In 2021 the station received a grant of $3,000 from the Waupaca Area Community Foundation (one of our five geographic affiliate partners), for general support of […]

Care in Action: A new podcast episode

Posted on May 25, 2022, by

We’ve posted a brand new podcast episode of Voices from the Valley, as we continue our conversation about how a new two-year pilot program is embedding an Outagamie County clinical therapist within the Appleton Police Department to improve the way first responders handle crisis situations involving mental health. The idea is to have the therapist […]

Inclusion in the Outdoors: Wide open spaces for all

Posted on May 19, 2022, by

Do you feel welcomed in the Fox Cities? When I ask this question, many of my interview subjects—all of BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, & People of Color) identities—frown and say “no.” These answers point to why we in the Fox Cities—former sundown towns built on Menominee ancestral land—have work to do. And while much attention has […]

Memory Link: Helping You Navigate the Memory Loss Journey

Posted on May 17, 2022, by

The Fox Valley Memory Project has a new, free, evidenced-based program called Memory Link, providing support and resources to those living at home with memory loss and their caregivers within Calumet, Outagamie, Winnebago and Waupaca Counties. As resource navigators for the Memory Link Program, we have been warmly embraced into our participants network of support. […]

Waupaca community’s commitment to the well-being of all

Posted on May 3, 2022, by

The Waupaca Area Community Foundation remains steadfast in our mission to preserve and improve the quality of life for the people of the greater Waupaca area. In a year unlike any other in our 19-year history, we continued our abiding commitment to the well-being of everyone in the community we serve, and we are thankful for the role many of you […]