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Stock the Shelves shoots for $200,000

Fox Cities residents have moved from the garden harvest to a harvest of generosity as The Post-Crescent and its sister newspapers statewide launched their annual Stock the Shelves donation drive Sunday. The Community Foundation assist the campaign by taking online donations at www.cffoxvalley.org/stocktheshelves and distributing grants to the participating food pantries from the Post-Crescent Community […]

Newspaper’s reach and Foundation’s trustworthiness work together

President and CEO Curt Detjen was interviewed as part of The Post-Crescent’s Stock the Shelves campaign to battle hunger in Wisconsin. The Community Foundation handles the collection of the monetary donations for Stock the Shelves. The campaign runs through Dec. 5.  Here is the Q&A with Curt, published Nov. 15.   Name: Curt Detjen Organization: Community […]

Feeding America celebrates one year in new distribution center

A year ago, the area’s biggest provider of food to the hungry opened a regional distribution center in the Fox Cities. Feeding America celebrated this morning with a small group of funding partners, including the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region, at the facility at 2911 W. Evergreen Drive in Little Chute. “The Fox Valley […]

Donors top giving record again

Posted on Nov 13, 2015, by

During this National Community Foundation Week, I’m happy to say that philanthropy is thriving in the Fox Valley area. That’s certainly the message in our annual Report to the Community for fiscal year 2014-15. Our donors set a record for the second consecutive year by awarding $16.3 million in grants to 986 nonprofits for the year […]

Growing community

Posted on May 26, 2013, by

How do you fill out an employment history when you’ve spent the past 10 years in prison? Or explain a spotty job record caused by drug addiction? A job training program at Riverview Gardens has been the answer for some. About 30 adults and 15 high school students have gotten training in job and workplace […]