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Neighbor to Neighbor provides bountiful meals for Manawa

An idea that started out as leftover bread for chickens has evolved into Neighbor to Neighbor, a food donation program in Manawa that has provided 1,900 meals since March to thankful residents. By Brenda Vander Zanden, Co-Director, Neighbor to Neighbor Meals of Manawa Neighbor to Neighbor Meals of Manawa began as a “serendipitous happenstance,” but […]

American Heart Month: staying healthy at home

Jane Lowe, American Heart Association, dropped by the Community Foundation to deliver “Heart Boxes,” valuable resources supported by funds within the Community Foundation. By Jane Lowe, development director for the American Heart Association, Northeast Wisconsin February is American Heart Month, which reminds people of the importance of focusing on their cardiovascular health and well-being. But […]

Generous grant supports Generations Gallery at the Neville Public Museum

Ribbon cutting celebration August 5 for the Neville Museum’s renovated exhibit areas. By Kasha Huntowski, Executive Director, Neville Public Museum Foundation After sixteen months of hard work, the Neville Public Museum is proud to announce the renovated core gallery on the second floor is now open to the public. Patrons were able to see the […]

Grant makes work-based learning opportunities available via youth apprenticeship program

GPS Education Partners recently received a $5,000 grant from the Bright Idea Fund within the Community Foundation to create a Work-Based Learning Delivery Model for Menasha Corporation’s Education Center, which is helping provide Fox Valley area students who have been lost in the education system and are at risk of not graduating high school with […]

Grant helps to build Maritime Museum Lighthouse Tower exhibit

A $100,000 grant from the David L. and Rita E. Nelson Family Fund within the Community Foundation will soon result in a new exhibit to help visitors understand and appreciate our Wisconsin maritime heritage. By Kevin Osgood, Executive Director, Door County Maritime Museum & Preservation Society The Door County Maritime Museum is expanding our Sturgeon […]

Fox Cities LIFE Study: Single moms experience ten times the poverty rate of couples

The poverty rate for single women raising children was more than ten times higher than the rate for married couples with children across Fox Cities counties from 2014 to 2018, according to data updated in the Fox Cities LIFE Study, funded by your Community Foundation and United Way Fox Cities. Poverty rates in Wisconsin are […]

Local partnership hosts online training Wednesday on “Equity, Diversity and Inclusion: Cultivating Culture”

Us 2 Behavioral Health is teaming up with NPlace.org to present a timely topic, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion: Cultivating Culture. The online training is tomorrow, June 10, at 3 p.m. The presentation is made possible by a grant from the Basic Needs Giving Partnership within the Community Foundation, supported by the U.S. Venture Fund for […]