Volunteer Integrates Many Roles Into an Active Lifestyle

   Lorna Hamilton believes folks need a reason to get up in the morning. For her, that reason is volunteering.    The 87 year-old Menasha woman has been registering blood donors at The Community Blood Center for more than a decade.    Laurie Kiffel, account manager in donor recruitment at The Community Blood Center, praises […]

Program Provides Lifeline for Families Living with Memory Loss

   Fox Valley Memory Project is a godsend, not only for folks experiencing memory loss, but for their family, care partners and friends.    That’s because it operates and supports programs and services that improve their quality of life.    Located at the Goodwill Community Campus at 1800 Appleton Road in Menasha, the Memory Project’s purpose […]

Mentoring Program Paves Way for Long-Lasting Friendship

When Scott Cieslek was looking for volunteer opportunities three years ago, his wife and daughter agreed that he would be a good mentor. They were right. He was matched with a boy who was on the waiting list for the Outagamie County Mentoring Program and they have been getting together weekly ever since. The program, […]

Big Brothers Big Sisters & Best Friends Join Forces to Help More Families

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Fox Valley Region and Best Friends of Neenah-Menasha merged on Jan. 1 to become one organization called Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Central Wisconsin. The newly combined youth mentoring agency, which is located at 1331 American Dr., Neenah, will serve more than 650 youth in Calumet, Outagamie, Waupaca […]