Volunteer Role Becomes Good Fit for an Active Lifestyle

When Gail Gertsch had a hip replaced nearly two decades ago she worried that it might slow her down, but she found that exercising and keeping active works wonders. She joined an arthritis aquatic class in the warm-water pool at the downtown YMCA in Appleton and continues to volunteer in the community. Gertsch, who retired […]

Volunteers Keep Active by Serving & Connecting to Their Community

Volunteers play an important role for ThedaCare in the Fox Cities. At ThedaCare Regional Medical Center-Appleton, volunteers are stationed at the west entrance, main entrance, outpatient surgery, Soliel Coffee Shop, Gift Shop and Chandler Waiting Room, as well as other locations. Volunteers also are stationed at the Endoscopy Desk at Encircle Health and at the […]

RSVP Member New to Our Community Feels Right at Home

Bea Brown knew that volunteering would help her meet people, but she didn’t know that it also would open up a door to one of her passions in life. She and her husband, Jim, moved to Appleton from International Falls, Minn., in 2016 to be closer to their son, daughter-in-law and three grandchildren who live […]

Volunteers become part of the team at Ascension St. Elizabeth

Volunteers at Ascension NE Wisconsin – St. Elizabeth Campus keep engaged and feel part of the organization, according to Renee Trzebiatowski, the manager of volunteer services. Staff members at the hospital not only train their volunteers and work with them, but they make them feel part of their department by inviting them to activities and […]

October 27, 2018 – Community Give Back Bus

Posted on Nov 2, 2018 by

October 27, 2018 – Community Give Back Bus 𝗜𝗠𝗣𝗔𝗖𝗧! That’s what we hope to bring to the table with each Give Back Bus ride. This particular bus brought about 30 people over to the Fox Valley Human Association where we cleaned kennels, hung tarps to help shield animals from the snow, filled Kong toys with […]

Holiday Volunteer Guides Are In!

Volunteer Fox Cities is excited to share the availability of the 2018 Holiday Volunteering Guide. The publication is a staple in the community when it comes to helping citizens and businesses find local volunteer opportunities and wish-lists specific for the holiday season. Access the guide online, here: http://bit.ly/VFCHolidayGuide2018-2. The publication includes more than 50 holiday-specific volunteer […]

Tree Land Supports St. Vincent de Paul Programs

Tree Land at St. Vincent de Paul is open for business through Dec. 29 at Northland Mall in Appleton, but as store manager Mike Holzknecht explains, the store started almost by accident. In 2015, he volunteered at the Christmas Store, which also is operated by SVdP and currently is adjacent to Tree Land. Holzknecht, who […]