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U.S. Venture Open Adds $4.13 Million to Fight Poverty

The annual U.S. Venture Open — the nation’s single largest one-day charitable event dedicated to ending poverty — raised a record $4.13 million for the Basic Needs Giving Partnership on Aug. 8. An Olympic-gold cheer goes out to U.S. Venture and the many volunteers, sponsors and golfers. The Basic Needs Giving Partnership is supported by the […]

Advocate saw poverty from the inside

Donna Beegle says we need to remember that whether people live in poverty or out, we are from the same species, though we may be living in different realities. Beegle, president of Oregon-based Communication Across Barriers and author of The Opportunity Community Model, was the keynote speaker for  CAP Services‘ annual awards reception Wednesday at UW-Fox […]

Fight Poverty, Not The People Who Live It

Dr. Donna Beegle grew up in generational poverty and has studied poverty for more than 20 years. She will share her personal insights during a free presentation on May 31 hosted by CAP Services and sponsored by the Community Foundation. The event titled “Fight Poverty, Not The People Who Live It” will be held 3:00-4:30 […]

LIFE Study priorities offer recipe for community improvement

The 2016 Fox Cities Leading Indicators for Excellence (LIFE) Study resulted in what clearly are community priorities for improving the quality of life in the Fox Valley region. A cross-section of more than 200 Fox Cities residents gathered before the release of the statistical study to review the data and vote on the top priorities. […]