Volunteer uses Art to Help Friendship Place Members Connect to Community

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Mental health agencies in the Fox Valley address the needs of those living with mental illness and promote the overall mental health of our community. The Retired & Senior 55+ Volunteer Program is helping by recruiting volunteers. In 2017, 35 RSVP volunteers assisted in meeting the mental health needs […]

Feeding America’s Humble Roots Grow into Largest Hunger-Relief Agency in State

The Volunteer Center’s newest hunger-relief agency started back in 1982, when members of the Rotary Club of Milwaukee opened a food bank with a bushel of apples donated by a local farmer to help those facing hunger. Two years later, Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin opened in a small warehouse in Milwaukee under its original name, […]

RSVP Volunteer Makes it his Mission to Help Feed the Hungry

Feeding the needy has become the passion of one Kaukauna man who volunteers weekly at three nonprofit agencies focusing on hunger relief. Every Friday, Ray Driessen sorts canned and dry goods in the staples area at St. Joseph Food Program in Menasha. He also helps distribute food to clients. “The biggest thing is giving back […]