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Salmon Foundation scholarships change lives for families 1,000 times over

Not only is Jacki Maxwell the 1,000th student to receive a scholarship from the Doug & Carla Salmon Foundation, she is the very picture of the type of student the supporting organization within the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region helps to achieve brighter prospects. She is a single mom working a job in […]

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. […]

In memory of Nicole

The Bangart family photo shoot. Nicole and Brady are on the right. Brady Kees is doing something special to memorialize his late girlfriend Nicole Bangart, a 2010 Chilton High School graduate and straight-A co-salutatorian. Five years after her tragic death, Brady and Nicole’s mother Cindy have created a scholarship fund as well as a donor […]

Celebrating scholarships, drive-by style!

The graduates from the Class of 2020 will certainly have very different memories of how they got their diplomas during the Safer At Home restrictions. We’re excited to share some of the ways scholarship recipients are celebrating this year. Two of our nonprofit partners, Neenah-based Youth Go and Junior Achievement of Northeast Wisconsin, recognized local […]