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LEAVEN opens Community Resource Center

LEAVEN is celebrating its newly expanded Community Resource Center after nearly a year of construction. A ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday launched the way for LEAVEN (Limited Emergency Assistance Valley Ecumenical Network) to better provide comprehensive, integrated services and programs under one roof. The building has now doubled in size and has space for more than 20 […]

Neenah’s historical Hometown exhibit earns award

Posted on Oct 9, 2018, by

If you enjoy seeing stories and images from the past come to life, check out the Neenah Historical Society‘s award-winning exhibit, “Making a Hometown – Life in Neenah’s Progressive Era.” The exhibit has been awarded the Wisconsin Historical Society’s Museum Exhibit Award for 2018, and tells the story of life in Neenah in the early […]

Scholarship helps to tell Kodye’s story

Posted on Oct 4, 2018, by

Kodye Fassbender was the kid his friends would go to seeking help with relationship problems or other difficulties that surface in the lives of high schoolers. The extent of his role as his classmates’ counselor surprised his family. Finding out he was so unable to do the same for himself that he took his own […]

New Waupaca grant helps prevent suicide

Posted on Oct 4, 2018, by

Suicide is the second-leading cause of death among 15- to 29-year-olds globally. Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicate a jump in the badger state’s suicide rate of more than 25 percent over the past two decades. The Waupaca Area Community Foundation recently awarded its first-ever Community Enhancement Grant to the Center for […]

Delving into Donorship

Posted on Oct 2, 2018, by

As we approach the end of the year, we’re entering what many call the “giving season,” when gifts to charitable organizations increase. But besides the time of year, what really motivates donors to give? Giving trends may shift in our ever-changing landscape, but the needs in our communities remain the same. That is why planned […]