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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 […]

Harbor House and McMAHON make great partners

Posted on Apr 18, 2018, by

It is said that volunteerism leads to philanthropy. Learning about all Harbor House Domestic Abuse Programs does to help its clients as a volunteer led Jan Lamers to see the need. Her volunteer work led her husband, McMAHON CEO Denny Lamers, to take up the cause. McMAHON donated all of the architectural and engineering services […]

Honorees selected for Celebrating Volunteers

Posted on Mar 6, 2018, by

The award recipients have been chosen and registration is open for the 21st annual Celebrating Volunteers Community Gala on April 26 to honor outstanding volunteers in our community. The honorees for the seven awards being presented that evening are: Rachel Miserlian – Youth Scholarship Award, sponsored by Community First Credit Union. Nancy Heykes – Walter L. Rugland […]

Harbor House meeting need for more beds

Posted on Sep 11, 2017, by

Harbor House Domestic Abuse Programs broke ground Wednesday on an expansion that will get the mattresses off of the floors by more than doubling the number of sleeping rooms and adding exam and work spaces. The shelter at 720 W. Fifth St. in Appleton kicked off the public phase of its Building Hope Campaign. Harbor […]

Executive assistant learned charity from ‘Gram’

Posted on May 8, 2017, by

Meet Debra McIntire, our new executive assistant, who is supporting our President and CEO Curt Detjen and supervising our team of administrative professionals. Debra previously worked for more than five years as an executive assistant to Becky Tuchscherer-Group President of Commercial Welding at Miller Electric. Prior to that she spent 10 years in the financial […]

10 Things Heard at Celebrating Our Volunteers

Posted on Apr 20, 2016, by

Nearly 600 people gathered in the grand ballroom of the Radisson Paper Valley Hotel April 19 to honor volunteers in eight award categories at the Celebrating Our Volunteers gala. Here are some of the highlights of the things they heard. Leah Witthuhn, Youth Volunteer honoree, on her nonprofit Music Mission: “To be able to have […]

Report shows Fox Valley gives

Posted on Nov 7, 2014, by

We have been eagerly awaiting the release of the latest “Wisconsin Gives Report” from the Donors Forum of Wisconsin, a Milwaukee-based industry group for grant makers on whose board I serve. It arrived this week and gives the Fox Cities plenty to feel good about. Outagamie is fourth among Wisconsin’s 72 counties in grants awarded, […]

Warming up inside

Posted on Jan 7, 2014, by

While we’re all coping with the frigid cold, I thought I’d share a few stories about caring people in our community that will warm your heart. Music to their ears Twice late last year, groups of local musicians took it upon themselves to organize fundraising concerts to help where they knew help was needed.  One […]