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Voices from the Valley: Preserving the Voices of Rural History

Posted on Feb 27, 2024, by

How does one preserve the stories and history of a rural town like Chilton? Today we’re visiting the Chilton Public Library, where staff members are unveiling the untold tales that shape the community’s identity, through modern technology. A $4,947 grant from the Chilton Area Community Foundation, one of our geographic affiliate foundations, allowed the library […]

Scholarships: Making Futures Bright!

Posted on Jan 31, 2024, by

Who doesn’t need help funding their dreams? For students pursuing post-high school education, the Community Foundation will award more than $1.7 million in scholarships in 2024 to students from more than 70 high schools. We offer scholarships to high school seniors, college and nontraditional students, and K-12 art and music camps and lessons. It’s all […]

Healthy Teens: Sources of Strength

Posted on Oct 25, 2023, by

Do you know how our youth are doing, as far as mental health and wellness? How can we in the Fox Valley help our teens, and prevent the things that can lead to anxiety or even a crisis? The answers are complex, and challenging. There is no doubt our teens are in mental health crisis […]

Mental health: Tangible Solutions for the Fox Valley

Posted on Oct 11, 2023, by

The Northeast Wisconsin Mental Health Connection (The Connection) has shared a new report on recommendations to improve the mental health of adults in the Fox Valley. Raising the minimum wage; increasing walk-in services for mental health care; speeding up the state licensure approval process for new therapists; and adopting social connectedness strategies are among the […]

Voices from the Valley: Celebrating Special Olympics!

Posted on Sep 15, 2023, by

In this episode, we’re talking about including and empowering our neighbors and family members with differing abilities and exploring the power of inclusion in our communities through Special Olympics. Our guests today include parents, coaches, volunteers, and of course the incredible athletes who inspire us all with their determination, courage, and sportsmanship. These game-changers are flourishing […]

Childcare Crisis

Posted on Jul 6, 2023, by

Today we are sharing our latest Voices from the Valley podcast episode about a complex topic: The childcare crisis facing many people in the Fox Valley. Finding quality childcare in Wisconsin is a challenge, with long waitlists. It’s also expensive. Many parents say they are paying more than their monthly mortgage or rent to have […]

Voices from the Valley: Healthy Teen Minds

Posted on Jun 9, 2023, by

Do you know how our youth are doing, as far as mental health and wellness? How can we in the Fox Valley help our teens, and prevent the things that can lead to anxiety or even a crisis? The answers are complex, and challenging. There is no doubt our teens are in mental health crisis […]

Path Forward: New Report Outlines Strategies to Improve Mental Health

Posted on May 18, 2023, by

The Northeast Wisconsin Mental Health Connection (The Connection) has shared a new report on recommendations to improve the mental health of adults in the Fox Valley. Raising the minimum wage; increasing walk-in services for mental health care; speeding up the state licensure approval process for new therapists; and adopting social connectedness strategies are among the […]