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Memory Cafes getting back to normal thanks to support from the community

Imagine your loved one actively engaging in singing, games, activities, conversation, and creative fun, like this recent outing to a Timber Rattlers game. Local Memory Cafés provide an innovative form of social engagement for people living with dementia, cognitive decline, or other memory loss. By Harper Smith, Program Manager, Fox Valley Memory Project Fox Valley […]

Innovative program creates homes for those experiencing homelessness

Teams of volunteers create new living spaces for Pillars’ nationally recognized Single Room Occupancy (SRO) program, thanks to generous donors in the Fox Cities. The Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago awarded one of its “Community First Awards” to Pillars of Appleton, one of three nonprofits receiving the annual award. By Lisa Strandberg, Community Engagement […]