Winneconne students are able to combine exercise, outdoor recreation, and literacy through a story hike trail thanks to a grant from the Winneconne Area Education Fund. The recreation trail, located at the Norbert Rich School Forest, is a designated hiking trail that has 18 permanent structures along the course of the trail, each featuring pages […]
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Schools play a critical role in getting kids the help they need. Many have hired mental health professionals to provide counseling during the school day, launched programs to reduce the stigma attached to mental health conditions, and introduced mental wellness screening. The School District of Omro has done all of this and gone one step further by providing education and self-care supports for teachers.
WINNECONNE, Wis. — The Winneconne Area Community Foundation (WACF) invites nonprofit organizations to apply for funding through September 15. Grant support is available from the Winneconne Area Community Impact Fund and Winneconne Basic Needs Fund. Charitable organizations that provide services to residents of the Winneconne Area School District, which includes the Village of Winneconne and […]
Submitted by Ripon Public Library Ripon Noon Kiwanis President, Gary Scholtens, presents Youth Services Librarian, Linda DeCramer, with funds for the new Large Print Wonderbook collection! Announcing Large Print Wonderbooks Ripon Public Library is excited to announce the addition of Large Print chapter books for youth in the Wonderbook format – a book that offers […]
Brothers Michael and Malakai visited Tri-County Dental‘s mobile dental clinic at Franklin Elementary in Oshkosh in January 2022 as part of the Robert Glass Focus on the Children program. Both brothers received an exam, bitewing x-rays, a thorough cleaning, oral hygiene instruction, and fluoride varnish treatments. Big brother Michael had received the same services last […]
Sister Mary and Sister Mary Jo have been living on Patriot Lane in Oshkosh for 20 years. After more than six decades spent helping others, they realized that they could use a little help themselves. They needed to make a few updates to their home like the installation of a grab bar in the bathroom […]
During the fall of 2022, the Winneconne Area Community Foundation (WACF) Board approved a matching grant to support the 2022 and 2023 Winneconne Masonic Lodge Food and Fund Drive to benefit the Winneconne Area Assistance Center (WAAC). The first $1,000 in cash donations in 2022 was matched by a grant from the Winneconne Basic Needs Fund, which […]
Wallpaper is part of the story of a house and the people who lived in it. The historic Anaglypta and Lincrusta wallcoverings in the Morgan House are part of the story of the late 19th century Morgan family. The Morgan House near downtown Oshkosh at 234 Church Avenue was built in 1884 by John R. […]
Help Me Grow-Fox Valley is a centralized access point for families and providers to connect, which was launched in 2022 with support from your Community Foundation. Families are connected to family resource navigators via phone, text, chat, or email who will link them with appropriate resources.
To help rescue more food and get it into the homes of families facing hunger, nine area pantries including the Oshkosh Area Community Pantry are partnering with local retailers through Feeding America of Eastern Wisconsin’s Direct Connect Program.