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Giving Thanks, Giving to the Community

Each fall we typically host a Celebration of Giving event to thank people, businesses and organizations that have given generous donations of time and money to the Community Foundation to help maintain and improve the quality of life in the Fox Valley region. However, the pandemic has forced us to remain socially distant for the […]

Give a charitable gift of joy and meaning

By Michelle Lippart Hardwick, director of gift planning As you prepare for the holiday season, consider giving joy and meaning by making a charitable gift. Nonprofit organizations are faced with unprecedented challenges this year – many with an increased need for their services while simultaneously experiencing reduced resources. If you want to make a lasting […]

History Museum working at “Bridging the GAP”

Posted on Aug 7, 2018, by

By Dustin J. Mack Chief Curator, History Museum at the Castle The History Museum at the Castle has designed a three-month exhibit to explore growing divisions in our society and we’ve called it, Bridging the GAP Years, 1969-2019. Over the past 50 years, political polarization, wealth inequality and feelings of social isolation have increased while […]

Building hope in the community

Posted on Jul 3, 2018, by

Big changes happening inside Harbor House Domestic Abuse Programs at 720 W. 5th St. in Appleton may not be visible from the building’s exterior, but they are transforming what goes on inside the facility to provide for abuse survivors. On Sept. 6, 2017, Harbor House broke ground for the public phase of their Building Hope Campaign. As […]

Welcome new intern, Alyssa

Posted on May 29, 2018, by

Hi there! My name is Alyssa Sachs and I am excited to be a part of the Community Foundation’s team as a summer intern. I am a senior at the University of Wisconsin- La Crosse where I am majoring in Organizational and Professional Communication and double minoring in Spanish and Photography. This past school year […]

Welcome new team member, Lisa

Posted on Apr 26, 2018, by

Hello. My name is Lisa Lanphear and I am thrilled to have joined the Community Foundation as an administrative associate. My background in development crosses the country with experience with the United Way in Oak Ridge, Tenn., the Kodiak Chamber of Commerce in Alaska, a therapeutic riding academy in Loudon, Tenn., and CHAPS Academy in […]

It’s Giving Tuesday-Get Involved!

Eat turkey leftovers. Check. Score Black Friday deals. Check. Shop Cyber Monday bargains. Check. On today’s to-do list: Join a global day of giving to encourage philanthropy and celebrate generosity. #Giving Tuesday has been happening on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving since 2012 to begin the holiday giving season and inspire people to take action to […]