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Welcome, Megan!

Posted on Aug 3, 2018, by

Hi! I am Megan Mulholland, and I am thrilled to be the new Director of Marketing and Communications for the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region. While growing up in Marshfield, Wisconsin — the youngest child of four and only girl — I learned about perseverance, compassion, athletics, nature and creativity from my family, […]

Foundation receives $100 million estate gift

Posted on May 1, 2018, by

The Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region has received an estate gift of more than $100 million, the largest single gift in its 32-year history and among the largest ever in Wisconsin. The gift, arranged by former media executive David L. Nelson and his wife, Rita, has established the David L. and Rita E. Nelson […]

Stock the Shelves shoots for $200,000

Posted on Oct 23, 2017, by

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 […]

10 things heard at Celebrating Volunteers

Posted on May 4, 2017, by

Nearly 500 people gathered in the grand ballroom of the Radisson Paper Valley Hotel in Appleton May 2 for the community’s 20th year of celebrating volunteerism. Celebrating Volunteers captures what’s special about living in the Fox Cities by honoring the recipients of eight volunteer awards. Go to CelebrateVolunteers.org to see the award recipients, the nonprofit […]

Top Fox Valley volunteers selected

Posted on Mar 23, 2017, by

The Celebrating Volunteers award sponsors have chosen the recipients of this year’s outstanding Fox Valley area volunteer awards, which will be presented during a celebration May 2 at the Radisson Paper Valley Hotel in downtown Appleton. Register to attend at www.CelebrateVolunteers.org. Youth Scholarship Award – Kaylie Bittner for her efforts in launching a clothing and toiletry […]

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 […]

Friends in (addressing) need

Posted on Aug 7, 2013, by

You know your true friends, right? They’re the people you don’t necessarily see every day —  maybe you’ve lost track of each other a bit — but if you need them, they drop what they’re doing and help. You know they’re a phone call away. You know they’ll give it their best shot. You know […]