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Basic Needs Giving Partnership

Basic Needs Giving Partnership awards record-breaking new grants of nearly $6 million to end poverty

Posted on Feb 4, 2020, by

The annual U.S. Venture Open is the nation’s single largest one-day charitable event dedicated to ending poverty. Last year the golf raised $5.24 million for the Basic Needs Giving Partnership within the Community Foundation. Posted by Jenny Krikava, Community Engagement Manager overseeing the Basic Needs Giving Partnership Record-breaking new grants of nearly $6 million have […]

Grant helps those in final recovery journey

Apricity is a nonprofit organization that provides men and women in recovery with residential treatment and ongoing recovery support services. (Photo courtesy of Apricity). By Laurie Lewis, Development Director, Apricity Mana is a Hawaiian name which means “positive life energy.” It’s also the name of the peer-run home that is part of Apricity’s sober living […]

Jenny Krikava joins the Community Foundation

Posted on Oct 7, 2019, by

We warmly welcome Jenny Krikava as our new community engagement manager. She’s already doing great things! By Jenny Krikava, Community Engagement Manager, Community Foundation Hi, I’m Jenny Krikava, the newest member of the community engagement team here at the Community Foundation. My primary responsibility will be to serve as the lead professional support for competitive […]

FRESH food shares the bounty in Shawano

Posted on Jul 24, 2018, by

Reprinted with permission from the Shawano Leader The FRESH Project’s goal is to educate people to eat healthy, and many people in Shawano County are working to get healthy food to everyone through “Share the Bounty” tables. “We ask all gardeners to plant an extra row and donate it, along with extra produce,” said Barbara […]