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COVID 19: Reflection and Response

When the pandemic hit in March of 2020, everything changed. Our communities were in a crisis. Many vital services which so many people rely upon were suspended. The Community Foundation and United Way Fox Cities immediately put together the Covid 19 Community Response Fund. This fund has granted $1,776,497 to 118 local nonprofits, thanks to […]

Increased demand for food continues at The Salvation Army

Posted on Apr 26, 2021, by

By Kristal Knudtson, Director of Development & Communications, The Salvation Army Fox Cities Due to Covid-19, The Salvation Army Fox Cities pantry was overspent by $200k. Since Covid-19 started we have seen an increase of 10% with the amount of food we were giving out in the pantry. Our volunteers have been working hard the […]

Sharing our priorities as we move forward

Posted on Apr 20, 2021, by

By Curt Detjen, President and CEO Committed and focused. These two words describe your Community Foundation through 2020 and as we engage 2021 in this COVID-19 era. We’re committed to serving you, helping you make a difference in the lives of others, and are focused on improving so that together, we flourish. Here are a […]

Generosity impacts Shawano children’s lives

Posted on Apr 5, 2021, by

Competence, usefulness, belonging, and influence. That’s what the Boys & Girls Club of Shawano instills in children who don’t have access to a stable, positive after-school environment. In the era of virtual learning, the need might look different, but the mission is still as critical as ever. “For the children who come to Club multiple […]

Women’s Funds in NE Wisconsin Embark on COVID-19 Impact Study

By Julie Keller, Executive Director, Women’s Fund for the Fox Valley Region Women’s Fund for the Fox Valley Region and three other Women’s Funds in Northeastern Wisconsin have come together to collaborate on a sweeping regional study that will lend local data to the assertion made nationwide that women have been disproportionately affected by COVID-19 […]