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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 […]

The Real Estate Group Foundation Fund gives the Coldwell Banker realtors a way to give back

By Iida Berg, administrative associate, Donor Services & Gift Planning  The Real Estate Group Foundation Fund within the Community Foundation gives back to the Northeast Wisconsin communities that Coldwell Banker The Real Estate Group services, and benefits the charitable interests of the agents of the company. Karen Cain, Senior Associate for the Coldwell banker Real […]

Pillars to expand its Single Room Occupancy program

Move-in day! Grants from charitable funds within the Community Foundation continue to support organizations eradicating poverty and homelessness, such as Pillars’ Single Room Occupancy Program that allows clients to share a home with affordable rent.   By Ryne Lodl, Donor Engagement Manager, Pillars Imagine doing everything you can to get out of homelessness, but not […]

Recreation trails in the Fox Valley enter “golden age”

Posted on Jan 9, 2020, by

Community Foundation President and CEO Curt Detjen is among the speakers for Fox Cities Greenway’s annual meeting on January 23. Detjen will talk about work the Community Foundation is doing in cooperation with Fox Cities Greenways and East Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission for better coordination among area municipalities in expanding and promoting recreation trails […]

New group builds partnership to fight tough weeds

Posted on Dec 23, 2019, by

Watch out invasive weeds, there’s a new posse in town. About 30 people gathered at Mosquito Hill Nature Center in New London Dec. 12 for the organizational meeting to create a Fox Valley Cooperative Invasive Management Area (CISMA). The crowd included foresters, woodlot owners, nature center staff members, conservation advisors, DNR employees and gardeners. The […]

New LIFE Study data shows more people served in emergency shelters

Grants from charitable funds within the Community Foundation continue to support organizations eradicating poverty and homelessness, such as Pillars’ single-room occupancy program that allows clients to share a home with affordable rent. When it comes to homelessness in the Fox Valley, donors give generously to make sure residents have access to shelter. According to the […]