skip mobile navigation
Aa Aa Aa

Tag Archives

Tag: legacy

Friends make a difference

Posted on Dec 1, 2021, by

We’re humbled by the outpouring of compassion and support we’ve witnessed – financial and otherwise – to sustain the Fox Valley region. Our community’s collaborative spirit of giving, driven forward by partners like you, has never been stronger and is reflected in a record year of philanthropy in our community. For over 35 years, the Community Foundation has […]

Clients reassured their legacy is secured

Posted on Sep 14, 2021, by

By Reg Wydeven, McCarty Law and Community Foundation Board member As an estate planning attorney in the Fox Valley, I am continuously amazed at the generosity of our community, and my clients in particular. So many of my clients want to include charitable organizations in their estate plans and want to explore the different ways […]

A Way to Change the World

Posted on Aug 31, 2021, by

By Cathie Tierney, president and CEO, Community First Credit Union One of the most exciting things that happened to me as chairman of the board for the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region was when David and Rita Nelson’s estate gift was made totaling more than $100 million. That gift is pretty spectacular—as is […]

Legacy gift helps Neenah nonprofits

Posted on Jul 29, 2021, by

When Helen and William Burger passed away, they left a legacy gift they hoped would make a difference in the Town and City of Neenah. Their field of interest endowment fund has recently supported the Voting for a Change exhibit, bringing the history of the 19th Amendment to life at the Neenah Historical Society; Neenah […]

A Legacy and Life Well Lived

Posted on Oct 19, 2020, by

Mary Lamers Grist passed away in August. She was part of the Community Foundation’s Himebaugh Legacy Circle, recognizing those who have made future plans for their favorite charitable causes through a bequest or similar deferred gift to the Foundation. For 91 years, Mary Lamers Grist poured her love for making an impact into the Fox […]