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Grant helps fill mental health need for women

Posted on Jun 6, 2019, by

The Starting Point 2.0 Class of 2019 and their children. Young women seeking to build a better future for themselves and their families now have access to mental health counseling services thanks to a grant from the Bright Idea Fund within the Community Foundation. By Julie Keller, executive director, Women’s Fund for the Fox Valley […]

Hundreds enjoy Leaders A’Hmong Us

Leaders A’Hmong Us: United Hmong American Association (UHAA), and Fox Valley Technical College invited hundreds of local Hmong students to enjoy culturally relevant resources around leadership, higher education, career development and mental health while celebrating their heritage, thanks to a $1,000 grant from the Bright Idea Fund within the Community Foundation. Photos by Viseth Moua, […]

Off to a good JumpStart

Posted on Mar 14, 2018, by

A “Garage for Good” owned by two Fox Valley domestic abuse shelters is not only changing the lives of its customers and employees, it is treading new ground in state law. Harbor House Domestic Abuse Programs of Appleton and the Christine Ann Center in Oshkosh opened a car repair business and training program called JumpStart, […]

Sexual assault talks hit home for students

Posted on Feb 2, 2018, by

Whether sexual assault survivor Brenda Tracy made an impact as the keynote speaker for the 2017 Voices of Men Breakfast and at half a dozen schools is not in question. The applause and the positive reviews were good indications. A Neenah High School student who said, “I have never felt more understood in my life” […]

Grants support anti-violence speaker

Posted on Nov 8, 2017, by

The message championed by Fox Valley Voices of Men is not just for breakfast anymore. The advocacy group for men opposing sexual assault and violence toward women is best known for its annual breakfast, which normally draws about 1,000 men, as it did Tuesday. What’s different this year – thanks to a $10,000 grant from […]

FVTC Promise expands to GED students

Posted on Nov 2, 2017, by

Shasi Pierotti says she wouldn’t have continued in school after graduating from Waupaca High School in 2017 if not for the Promise scholarship that’s paying for her tuition and books to study nursing at Fox Valley Technical College. Instead, she is the first person in her family to attend college and plans to become a registered […]