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“That’s the ticket!” Shawano man makes an impact

Posted on Mar 1, 2021, by

“Give me two inches.” If you’ve sold raffle tickets at a community event in Shawano County, there’s a good chance you’ve heard Charlie Harvey’s no-fuss manner of purchasing his preferred quantity of tickets as a way to give back to his community. Charlie learned early that when people are in need, you help each other. […]

Shawano community benefits from more than $50,000 in grants

Posted on Dec 23, 2020, by

A $2,500 grant to Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin – Fox Valley is providing Food Funds to approximately 11 member food pantries in Shawano County. Food funds are re-granted dollars to member organizations to source healthy food from warehouse inventory of perishable and shelf stable food products. The Shawano Area Community Foundation (SACF) announced $50,100 in […]

COVID-19 Fund Grants $100,732 to 11 Nonprofits

Posted on Oct 7, 2020, by

From homelessness to coming home, Pillars provides shelter, support and solutions to address the housing needs in our community. Thanks to gifts generously donated to the COVID-19 Community Response Fund established by the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region and United Way Fox Cities, 11 nonprofits were recently awarded $100,732 in grants to assist […]

COVID Response Fund Reaches $1 Million in Grants to Local Nonprofits, $1.5 Million in Donations

Posted on Jul 30, 2020, by

LEAVEN Fox Cities is among the latest local nonprofits to receive a grant from the COVID-19 Community Response Fund, established by the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region and United Way Fox Cities. In an incredible show of charity and selflessness during a time of challenges, hundreds of generous individuals, businesses and foundations have […]

“The Face of Farming is changing and we’ve adjusted”

Posted on Oct 15, 2018, by

By Rhonda Strebel, executive director, Rural Health Initiative The days I grew up on the “typical” family farm has changed significantly. You may remember a time when you visited your grandparents’ farm, helping them pick stones or bale hay.  Or you have memories of long tables of families eating together with big meals of meat […]