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Shawano flourishes thanks to its generous community

By Jon Meyers, Shawano Area Community Foundation Board Chair

The Shawano Area Community Foundation is grateful for the generosity many people have shown through their support of our mission to enhance the quality of life for the people in the greater Shawano area. We are continuously reminded that your support powers what we do.  

Shawano Flo'ing with kindness

Flo’ing With Kindness in Gresham serves families who need supplemental food.

Once again, 2021 leaves me encouraged and humbled by the outpouring of support over the past year as many lives have been impacted by grants made through the Shawano Area Community Foundation. 

REACH-A-Child helps first responders engage children in times of crisis, through the power of a book.

Whether aiding nonprofits during this challenging year, providing scholarships or recognizing the wonderful volunteers in our area with the Annual Celebration of Giving, the foundation has been changing our community in ways that never could have happened without your charitable contributions.

It is reassuring to know the Shawano area has many organizations and people eager to help others. 

Check out our digital version of our 2021 annual Report to the Community! Flip through our stories and read about the impact we’ve had thanks to generous individuals, businesses and organizations:

Gresham Scholarship awardees

You can help our local nonprofits, and strengthen our community by making a tax-deductible donation of any amount by donating online You can also create your own legacy within our family of funds by starting your own fund or naming the Shawano Area Community Foundation as a beneficiary in your will. Contact us at 715.280.1110. 

Jon Meyers

As we look forward to spring, we’re incredibly thankful to generous neighbors like you who help support all the projects and programs that make a lasting difference in our community. Together, we flourish. 

The Shawano Area Community Foundation  is one of five geographic affiliates we partner with in the Fox Valley. Our other partners include Brillion Area Family of Funds, Chilton Area Community Foundation, Clintonville Area Foundation  and Waupaca Area Community Foundation.

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