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WHBY LIFE in Motion series receives Wisconsin Broadcasters Association award

Posted on Jul 2, 2019, by

The LIFE in Motion Radio series hosted by Josh Dukelow and Hayley Tenpas of radio station WHBY has received an award of excellence from the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association. The series received second place in the category of Best Significant Community Impact. You can listen to a sample of the award-winning series online. Beginning in 2001, three nonprofit […]

What’s New for LIFE in the Fox Cities?

By Nanci Micke, vice president of marketing and communications, United Way Fox Cities Last week marked the release of 26 new data charts in the Fox Cities LIFE (Leading Indicators for Excellence) Study, funded by United Way Fox Cities, Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region and the Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce and Industry. […]

Imagine Fox Cities to help shape a living vision for the area

How do you define well-being in a community? Imagine Fox Cities is a new, inclusive community-wide initiative created to be more intentional about shaping the future of the Fox Cities to improve individual and collective well-being. Many communities define well-being differently but most include common threads of housing, safety, health care, lifelong learning and more. The initiative was […]

STAR program narrows grad gap in Fox Valley

Posted on Nov 6, 2018, by

The gap is real. Wisconsin was 41st nationally in the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s 2017 ranking of equity in graduation rates, college success and other measures of child welfare. The gap in graduation rates between white students and African Americans in the Fox Valley is greater than Milwaukee’s. (More info here and here.) One of […]

A day to do something

Posted on May 17, 2018, by

The Women’s Fund for the Fox Valley Region, in partnership with the Community Foundation,  is encouraging teens to do something charitable and is helping them figure out what their “thing” is. Up to 16 Fox Cities students from grades 8-10 will explore a range of charities for Do Something Day on June 12, 8 a.m. to […]

Nonprofit Leadership Institute graduates its first class

Posted on Jun 7, 2017, by

The first class from a pilot program designed to improve the management skills of nonprofit professionals has graduated and is ready to put what they learned to work. Eleven senior leaders from nonprofits graduated from the Leadership Institute April 28. The collaboration between Fox Valley Technical College and the Nonprofit Leadership Initiative, based at the […]

New website connects to mental health resources

Posted on May 31, 2017, by

Fox Cities residents in need of mental health and substance abuse services for themselves or a loved one now have a path to many resources just a mouse click away. The coalition Northeast Wisconsin Mental Health Connection has brought together providers from Outagamie, Calumet and Winnebago counties to offer information on available services at MyConnectionNEW.org. […]