Category: In the News

Diving Deeper Into Youth Suicide

Posted on Apr 9, 2019 by

By Beth Clay, executive director, N.E.W. Mental Health Connection, Inc. One in eight of our high school students in the Fox Valley are attempting suicide. The NEW Mental Health Connection, in partnership with United Way Fox Cities, is working hard to understand what is driving this alarming trend. Even with all the good work happening in our […]

Community Foundation praises 90-year efforts

As 2018 comes to a close, the Oshkosh Area Community Foundation is humbled and grateful for the amazing year we’ve had thanks to our wonderful donors and supporters. This past year, we celebrated 90 years working to improve the lives of all who live in the communities we serve. With the support of our gracious […]

90 Years of Making a Difference

On Thursday, September 27, 2018 the Foundation hosted its annual Donor Appreciation event at the newly renovated venue, The Howard. The historic building was the perfect setting for the Foundation’s 90th anniversary celebration with over 300 guests in attendance. Bill Wyman, President and CEO of the Foundation, took guests on a journey of Oshkosh 90 […]

Match grant to support addiction recovery

Over the past five years, the heroin epidemic has had a sweeping and impactful effect on many communities in Wisconsin. Recently, Winnebago County has been identified as having one of the higher overdose rates in the state. Support is growing for many organizations throughout the Fox Valley, and opportunities for treatment and continued sobriety support […]

Foundation awards $182,200 in scholarships to high school graduates

The Oshkosh Area Community Foundation has awarded 146 scholarships totaling $182,200 to graduating high school seniors. The scholarship awards were presented to students during individual school ceremonies in May and June. A grand total of $323,370 was awarded to 325 students, including the scholarships from the Omro Area Scholarship and Education Foundation ($62,170), Neenah Joint […]