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Sheltering in Shawano without a home

Posted on Apr 9, 2020, by

Before the coronavirus pandemic, SAM 25, an emergency homeless shelter in Shawano County, purchased a “forever home,” a new location with double the space to meet their growing need. A capital campaign kicked off last year to fund the renovations, which were expected to be completed by November 2020. The Community Foundation for the Fox […]

$115,000 from Fund Provides Critical Support to Local Nonprofits During COVID-19

Posted on Apr 7, 2020, by

Thanks to gifts generously donated to the COVID-19 Community Response Fund established by the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region and United Way Fox Cities, 10 nonprofits were recently awarded $115,000 in grants to assist their efforts as they respond to the unfolding public health emergency. Four nonprofits received $80,000 in grants last week. […]

COVID-19 Community Response Fund Exceeds $540,000!

Posted on Apr 3, 2020, by

Thanks to the people, businesses and organizations that have given to the COVID-19 Community Response Fund, the total gifts and corporate commitments received has exceeded $540,000! The fund was established March 17 by the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region and United Way Fox Cities, with $50,000 from each organization, and additional gifts have […]

Life-saving transformational gift to local hospitals provides much-needed ventilators

Life-saving transformational gift to local hospitals provides much-needed ventilators By Megan Mulholland, Marketing Director, Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region A donor with the Community Foundation has made a truly life-saving donation to area hospitals as they prepare to care for community members diagnosed with coronavirus. The anonymous donor gave more than $170,000 to […]

Support pours in for new COVID-19 Community Response Fund!

Kimberly-Clark employees help strengthen the community (file photo). Generous businesses, organizations are quickly rallying support for the new COVID-19 Community Response Fund, raising more than $260,000 in two days! Within minutes of the Community Foundation and United Way Fox Cities announcing the creation of the COVID-19 Community Response Fund within the Community Foundation, Kimberly-Clark contributed […]

COVID-19 Community Response Fund is ready to take donations

The Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region and United Way Fox Cities have partnered to establish the COVID-19 Community Response Fund within the Community Foundation. The fund supports local nonprofit and other community organizations engaging in immediate basic needs relief, short-term response and longer-term recovery in Outagamie, Calumet, Shawano, Waupaca and the Neenah-Menasha area […]