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New dental clinic on wheels brightens our community – one smile at a time!

The new Tri-County Community Dental Clinic mobile bus is an amazing example of community need being supported by many generous donors in the community including two donor funds within the Community Foundation. The entire cost of the $650,000 mobile clinic was completely covered before the bus was even delivered two days before last Christmas! Just […]

A generous match boosts a great future for ALL local young people

One generous individual’s matching gift along with community support can help carry the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley across the finish line to provide even more youth with great futures. A $250,000 matching gift is being provided by a longtime community supporter and philanthropist, Mary Beth Nienhaus. This match will help fund the remainder of the Great Futures Campaign, the organization’s multi-faceted push to meet the developmental […]

American Heart Month: staying healthy at home

Posted on Feb 1, 2021, by

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 […]

Pandemic gives Menasha grad chance to pay scholarships forward

Holly Hartung isn’t sure how charitable giving became so important in her life, but she suspects the little offering envelopes she was given while attending St. John’s Catholic School in Menasha might have gotten it started. She knew the little envelopes were just for her, and she alone could decide the amount of her contribution. […]