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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 […]

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 […]

Advice for giving on any day

Posted on Nov 29, 2017, by

Giving Tuesday is just the beginning. First appearing on the scene in 2012, this international day of giving to charity amid the shopping hype has become the kickoff to the year-end giving season for many nonprofits. In a discussion on WHBY’s Fresh Take with host Josh Ducklow Tuesday, Community Foundation President/CEO Curt Detjen said Giving Tuesday […]

Lasting legacy helps young cancer survivors

Posted on Mar 3, 2014, by

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HKgFfwplUZY&w=400&h=198] High school seniors are enjoying their final semesters and making plans for what comes next. For many, this involves searching for scholarships. Your Community Foundation is a focal point for much of this, providing nearly $1 million in scholarships to hundreds of students each year. This year, we are honored to add a […]