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A perfect match for hunger relief

48 million people in the U.S. live with hunger every day. That stark reality hits close to home. As Wisconsin children headed back to school this month, hunger remains higher than usual because of the continued effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Children who go to school without a proper breakfast often have difficulty focusing on […]

The Best 5 Things in 2021

By Kim O’Brien, Executive Director, Nonprofit Leadership Initiative We’re starting a tradition! We’re again marking the end of our fiscal year by reflecting on the best things that happened for the Nonprofit Leadership Initiative:   #1: 14 graduates from the Leadership Institute. The fortitude and dedication to becoming better leaders demonstrated by these nonprofit leaders is […]

A Way to Change the World

By Cathie Tierney, president and CEO, Community First Credit Union One of the most exciting things that happened to me as chairman of the board for the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region was when David and Rita Nelson’s estate gift was made totaling more than $100 million. That gift is pretty spectacular—as is […]