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Reflecting on philanthropy in our community

On Nov. 17, philanthropists, philanthropic corporations and fundraising professionals will gather at The Howard in Oshkosh for National Philanthropy Day (which is celebrated nationally on Nov. 15). This day serves as an opportunity to celebrate philanthropy and the impact that comes from the giving of time, talent and treasure — all happening right here in […]

How does an experience of homelessness feel?

Think for a moment about the last time you encountered someone experiencing homelessness. What did you feel? Did you ask yourself what the person experiencing homelessness might feel? During National Hunger and Homelessness Week, I hope we’ll take the answer to heart. Together, we can become a compassionate, creative Fox Cities that collectively solves homelessness. […]

Thankful for the gift of learning

The Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region awards hundreds of scholarships annually to high school graduates and college students. Lucie Spanbauer, a 2021 high school graduate, received the Jackie Johnson Fox Communities Credit Union Scholarship and recently shared her gratitude: Dear Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region, I was this year’s recipient of […]

Generous gift helps “gray muzzles” receive food and medical care

The Gray Muzzle Organization of Northeast Wisconsin was created in 2019 as a grant-based organization providing resources and opportunities for senior dogs through grant funding to nonprofit rescues and humane societies. It quickly became clear that there was also an enormous need for community-based programs. Gray Muzzle began supporting food pantries for senior dogs as […]