In 2008, Lauree Renaud dreamed of developing a network of safe walking and biking trails in Green Lake County that would connect area communities and the people in them. She soon founded a non-profit organization called Green Lake Greenways. Your Community Foundation helped the organization establish a fund for donors to support the project and develop what is now known as Lauree’s Trail.
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Since 1928, the Oshkosh Area Community Foundation has helped individuals, families, agencies, and other non-profit organizations establish charitable funds that strengthen our communities. The Foundation started with ten innovative, forward-thinking business leaders who established the Foundation as a vehicle to support the future needs of Oshkosh. At the turn of the century the then “Oshkosh […]
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.
GOAL Help caregivers remain healthy and become more confident and knowledgeable care providers. CHALLENGE While caregiving provides rewards, it also exacts a toll. Family caregivers are typically in poorer health than non-caregivers, twice as likely to suffer from serious stress, and well over half of them lack confidence to do all the necessary tasks of […]
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 […]
On June 26, 1937, Camp Hiwela officially opened in Wild Rose. At that time, the residents of Oshkosh had a powerful belief that their daughters could benefit from a residential camping experience. From the architects who designed the cabins and dining halls, to the volunteers who built and maintained the camp, to the parents who […]
School district among six nonprofits to receive Foundation support WINNECONNE, Wis. – For the first time this spring, the Winneconne Community School District will implement wellness screening for ninth graders to help identify mental health issues and provide support for families. The district has partnered with the Samaritan Counseling Center to provide wellness screening, which […]