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Tomorrow’s Children of Waupaca receives technology boost

The Waupaca Area Community Foundation, one of our regional affiliates, hosted its annual Celebration of Giving on October 1st, awarding $80,500 in grants to local nonprofit organizations. One of the recipients is Tomorrow’s Children, a nonprofit helping children who’ve experienced trauma. By Kelly Hackett, Waupaca Area Community Foundation Tomorrow’s Children, a residential care center in […]

New Waupaca grant helps prevent suicide

Posted on Oct 4, 2018, by

Suicide is the second-leading cause of death among 15- to 29-year-olds globally. Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicate a jump in the badger state’s suicide rate of more than 25 percent over the past two decades. The Waupaca Area Community Foundation recently awarded its first-ever Community Enhancement Grant to the Center for […]

Waupaca area benefits from $44,800 in grants

Posted on Oct 5, 2016, by

The Waupaca Area Community Foundation awarded $44,800 in grants to local nonprofit organizations at its annual Celebration of Giving Tuesday, Oct. 4. The grant money, awarded through the Waupaca Area Community Fund, comes from the WACF’s annual gala and other contributions. These grants were awarded: CAP Services – General operating support to Ministry Dental Center for dental care and […]

Waupaca Eco Park brings together students, businesses, community

Posted on Sep 12, 2016, by

Despite threatening weather, the community turned out the morning of Sept. 10 to dedicate Waupaca’s new Eco-Park — a partnership including CAP Services, the City of Waupaca, the Waupaca Foundry and other businesses, with funding from the Basic Needs Giving Partnership and Environmental Sustainability Fund at the Community Foundation and the Waupaca Area Community Foundation. The Basic […]