Volunteer Fox Cities presented the 26th Annual Youth Alliance Awards ceremony on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at the Red Lion Hotel Paper Valley. The Fox Cities Youth Alliance Awards seek to recognize the spirit of volunteerism as found in the future leaders of our community and encourage young people and adults to take hold of that same spirit in their own lives.
Rebuilding Together Fox Valley is often referred to as the best-kept secret in the Fox Valley. The nonprofit organization, with a staff of three, provides critical home repairs free of charge to low-income homeowners, giving them the ability to remain safe and healthy in their own homes. Last year, Rebuilding Together Fox Valley completed 49 […]
Reading is important to Clarice Belling. That is why this member of the Retired & Senior Volunteer 55+ Program has been participating in the Appleton Public Library’s Walking Books program for the last 14 years. Volunteers of this program deliver materials to homebound patrons. In 2018, the library’s circulation to Walking Books patrons totaled 1,903. […]
Sixteen people get on a bus to an unknown location to do a secret project. It might sound like the premise for a mystery novel, but a group of 4imprint-ers got to live it first-hand with a volunteering adventure on the Give Back Bus!
The Appleton Public Library will be adding a new volunteer role this year – job search assistant. The library is looking for volunteers who would like to work one-on-one with people, helping them with online job searches, resume creation and online job applications. Colleen Holz, the library’s volunteer coordinator and community partnership specialist, said she […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
While students in the Appleton Area School District will have the day off on Jan. 21 to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, the Retired & Senior Volunteer 55+ Program is supporting the efforts of the City of Appleton and the school district in making it a day “on.” The first annual MLK, Jr. Community […]
It’s no secret that the holiday season is the busiest time of year for the Salvation Army of the Fox Cities. Allison Oravec, volunteer coordinator, says it is the time of year when they help the most families. “We give them not only their normal groceries and a meal, or provide them a place to […]