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Supporting a Community Changemaker

Walt Zerrenner makes the Fox Cities a better place to live. Walt and his late wife Aline (pictured above) attended the first Memory Café at the Appleton Atlas Coffee Mill in 2012. They had such a positive experience that Walt joined the Fox Valley Memory Project (FVMP) Executive Coordinating Committee. Walt and the committee worked […]

Generous Gift Provides Another $6.24 million to Northeast Wisconsin Nonprofit Organizations

Thirty-two nonprofits throughout northeastern Wisconsin received a much-needed boost when the David L. and Rita E. Nelson Family Fund within the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region awarded more than $6.24 million in grants. The fund has provided over $21 million in grants since its creation four years ago. The Nelsons, who lived in […]

Memory Link: Helping You Navigate the Memory Loss Journey

The Fox Valley Memory Project has a new, free, evidenced-based program called Memory Link, providing support and resources to those living at home with memory loss and their caregivers within Calumet, Outagamie, Winnebago and Waupaca Counties. As resource navigators for the Memory Link Program, we have been warmly embraced into our participants network of support. […]

Memory Cafes getting back to normal thanks to support from the community

Imagine your loved one actively engaging in singing, games, activities, conversation, and creative fun, like this recent outing to a Timber Rattlers game. Local Memory Cafés provide an innovative form of social engagement for people living with dementia, cognitive decline, or other memory loss. By Harper Smith, Program Manager, Fox Valley Memory Project Fox Valley […]

5 years of Memory Project has made life here better

Five years after its establishment, the Fox Valley Memory Project has made a difference in the options available for people suffering memory loss and their caretakers, and also in how the community accepts them. That’s the short version of how concern about people experiencing memory loss has heightened, as outlined by Beth Belmore, who chairs […]