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Mentors enrich the Fox Valley for future generations

Mentors give us wings! January is National Mentoring Month, celebrating the positive effect it can have while encouraging individuals to mentor. Several members of the Community Foundation’s Board of Directors shared how mentoring has impacted them, including Michelle Schuler, pictured above. David Gross, SECURA “Mentoring has been so important to me throughout my life. From […]

Small Donnellan Family Fund is big on annual Native American event

Most philanthropists don’t make news headlines with their generosity, but they do make a huge difference in their communities. Jim and Anne Donnellan established their Donnellan Family Fund at the Community Foundation 15 years ago when he was an elementary school principal and she was teaching high school science. The money came from an inheritance […]

Partners+Service=Student Success

A nationally recognized program in its second year in Appleton appears to have found the right formula to help at-risk teenagers feel more empowered to make a difference in school and in their lives. The month-long Summer of Service Program, which is coordinated by the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley and Appleton […]

Helping center in its infancy

Posted on Nov 4, 2014, by

The new Community Early Learning Center in the former St. Mary School building in Appleton is the focal point for making the most of that potential for children across the Fox Cities. The 2006 and 2011 Fox Cities LIFE Studies indicated a need for early intervention services for children age 5 and younger, along with […]