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Sisters’ fund continues to impact heart health, education and research in the Fox Valley

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in women, claiming more lives than all cancers combined. In addition, women account for more than 57% of total stroke deaths. These staggering numbers highlight the importance of National Heart Month and initiatives like Go Red for Women. We’re so grateful for trailblazers like Gussie Balck and […]

American Heart Month: staying healthy at home

Posted on Feb 1, 2021, by

Jane Lowe, American Heart Association, dropped by the Community Foundation to deliver “Heart Boxes,” valuable resources supported by funds within the Community Foundation. By Jane Lowe, development director for the American Heart Association, Northeast Wisconsin February is American Heart Month, which reminds people of the importance of focusing on their cardiovascular health and well-being. But […]

A Lesson in Legacy: Two couples leave behind a heartfelt gift

Posted on Sep 3, 2019, by

Recently the George & Gussie Balck and Arthur & Mary Leske Charitable Fund within the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region funded 100 CPR Anytime Kits for community organizations and members through the Healthy for Good sponsorship. The kits make it possible for anyone to learn basic lifesaving skills in 20 minutes. The American […]

American Heart Association, Community Foundation give away CPR training kits

The Community Foundation received 100 CPR Anytime kits from the American Heart Association valued at $40 each, thanks to a grant from The George & Gussie Balck and Art and Mary Leske Charitable Fund within the Community Foundation. Many nonprofit organizations in the Fox Valley will receive these gifts to train teams to respond to […]