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Volunteer of the Year: Cindy Reffke’s tireless work to prevent suicide

Photo of Cindy Reffke courtesy of The Post-Crescent. Cindy Reffke has used her family’s painful loss to make others aware of suicide in our community. Reffke is the Celebrating Volunteers winner of the 2019 Janet Berry Volunteer of the Year award, sponsored by The Post-Crescent. Our Celebrating Volunteers community partner NBC 26 is profiling several […]

Teen’s nonprofit helps would-be musicians

A Community Foundation grant helped the Kurt Stein School of Music in Neenah get started in a partnership with YouthGo to give disadvantaged youth the chance to learn a musical instrument, but more instruments were needed. That was until a nonprofit run by a 19-year-old came to play. The nonprofit music school offered to give lessons in guitar, […]

Neenah student volunteers and recruits others

Rachel Miserlian has a dizzying number of volunteer involvements, but she doesn’t stop there. She also is a dedicated recruiter of volunteers at Neenah High School, encouraging her classmates to join volunteer groups that address social needs, or creating new organizations where none exist. That double dose of volunteer drive earned her the 2018 Youth […]