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Memory Link: Helping You Navigate the Memory Loss Journey

The Fox Valley Memory Project has a new, free, evidenced-based program called Memory Link, providing support and resources to those living at home with memory loss and their caregivers within Calumet, Outagamie, Winnebago and Waupaca Counties. As resource navigators for the Memory Link Program, we have been warmly embraced into our participants network of support. […]

COVID-19 Community Response Fund’s incredible impact in 2 years

Thanks to gifts generously donated to the COVID-19 Community Response Fund established two years ago today by the Community Foundation and United Way Fox Cities, 118 local nonprofit organizations received $1,776,497 in grants. Those grants assisted efforts to provide immediate basic needs relief, short-term response and longer-term recovery in Outagamie, Calumet, Shawano, Waupaca, and the […]

Local generosity helps grant the “Power of a Wish”

January 13 is Make your Dream Come True Day. 8-year-old Gabriel of Greenville wished for a camper, and Make-A-Wish Wisconsin made his dream come true thanks to generous donors in the community. Community Foundation funds supporting Make-A-Wish Wisconsin are listed below this article. By Kris Teofilo, Senior Regional Director Make-A-Wish Wisconsin Together, through Make-A-Wish® Wisconsin, […]

Wisconsin’s Niagara Escarpment: It’s “Ledge-ndary”

By Eric W. Fowle, AICP, Founding Co-Chair, Niagara Escarpment Resource Network You’ve seen the scenic rock formations that make High Cliff State Park and other natural areas in Wisconsin special. But did you know that these rock ledges belong to a more than 1,000-mile-long international geologic feature that connects Eastern Wisconsin with the grandly iconic […]

Grants to help viewers dive to Door County shipwrecks

Photo credits: Wisconsin Historical Society In June 2020, members of PBS Wisconsin’s production team and the Wisconsin Historical Society’s Maritime Archeology department set out on the blustery waters of Door County’s infamous Death’s Door. Headed toward Washington Island, their intended destination was not the island itself but below the surface of the water. They were […]