Traveling Closet: More than Just Clothes

Posted on Aug 8, 2022 by

Each month during the school year, a large truck from the Community Clothes Closet in Menasha is filled with clothing, bedding, winter wear, and personal care items for its visit to the Boys & Girls Club of Oshkosh.  Students referred by OASD school social workers shop at the Traveling Closet, and everything is free of charge.

Badger Mining Corporation Awards $30,000 in Scholarships

The Badger Mining Corporation recently awarded $30,000 in scholarships to three high school seniors. Eligible students for the scholarship must be attending a 4-year college or university, as well as pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Environmental Science. Each recipient will receive a $10,000 scholarship. Congratulations to the following students for receiving the 2022 […]

Oshkosh Foundation Awards $260,400 in Scholarships to High School Graduates

The Oshkosh Area Community Foundation has awarded over 200 scholarships totaling $260,400 to graduating high school seniors. The scholarship awards were presented to students during individual school ceremonies in May. A grand total of $446,650 was awarded to over 300 students, including the scholarships from the Omro Area Scholarship and Education Foundation ($58,200), Neenah Joint […]

Blueprint for Success

Posted on Jul 18, 2022 by

With multiple certifications and a construction job under his belt, Leon is achieving his dreams while doing what he loves three years into his court-ordered probation period. His path may sound like a simple success story, but he’d be the first to tell you that he didn’t reach this point easily and he didn’t do it alone.

Caring for Animals

Posted on Jul 13, 2022 by

The Neenah Animal Shelter, a little shelter that has been doing big things for almost 60 years, has launched a capital campaign to build a new facility for the more than 500 animals it takes in each year. A $25,000 grant from the Community Impact Fund within the Community Foundation is supporting this campaign.

Summer Camp: A Place to Play

Posted on Jul 6, 2022 by

In normal times, camp is already invaluable for kids of all backgrounds. Camp provides opportunities for problem solving, learning together, meeting new people, and navigating social interactions in a relaxed and fun setting and, most importantly, outside of the house.

Ripon Education Foundation Awards Students $39,000 in Scholarships

The Ripon Education Foundation (REF) has awarded a total of $39,000 in scholarships to 26 Ripon High School graduates. A community-based volunteer committee chose the following recipients based on outstanding work in the classroom, extra-curricular activities, and community involvement: Adam Banerjee: $1,000 – Ralph Quinney Memorial Business Scholarship Lucy Beuthin: $500 – REF Lottery Scholarship, […]

Foundation Awards Omro Students $58,200 in Scholarships

The Omro Area Scholarship and Education Foundation has awarded a total of $58,200 in scholarships to 30 Omro High School graduates. A community-based volunteer committee chose the following recipients based on outstanding work in the classroom, extra-curricular activities and community involvement: Bobbie Allison: $1,000 – Omro Area Scholarship & Education Foundation Scholarship Jackson Banks: $1,000 […]

Winneconne Foundation Awards Students $31,740 in Scholarships

The Winneconne Area Community Foundation has awarded a total of $31,750 in scholarships to 34 Winneconne High School graduates. Students received scholarships May 11 during the presentation ceremony. A community-based volunteer committee chose the following recipients based on outstanding work in the classroom, extra-curricular activities, and community involvement: Jacob Bartelt: $500 – D.H. McDonald Family […]