Helping Latinos who are struggling with communication is one of Tom Stenklyft’s passions. The process brings him back to his roots. His grandparents emigrated from Sweden and in her later years as a widow, his grandmother lived with his family. He recalls her broken English and the difficulty she had with pronouncing the letter “j.” […]
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When Jodi Isom joined the Greater Fox Cities Habitat for Humanity as volunteer services manager in 2000, the agency was building two to three newly-constructed homes a year. This year, they are on track to build 17 homes, three of which are older structures that will be rehabilitated in conjunction with the agency’s home buyer […]
Now is your chance to nominate a deserving young member of your community! The 24th Annual Youth Alliance Awards ceremony will take place on Friday, April 28, at Liberty Hall in Kimberly. All individuals and organizations throughout the Fox Valley are encouraged to nominate youth individuals and youth groups who have demonstrated a commitment to […]
What a fitting event to honor Martin Luther King Jr. – More than a dozen volunteers attended a Lunch & Learn at CASA of the Fox Cities on Monday in honor of MLK Day and National Mentoring Month. The event, which was co-sponsored by the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP), was held to […]
“But the real prize of the evening seemed to be the treasured work that lies ahead for this enthusiastic group of do-gooders!” By Ronda Seubert, Volunteer Engagement Coordinator On November 29, 2016, the Volunteer Center of East Central Wisconsin hosted its 4th Annual VolunteerFEST at Waverly Beach in Menasha. It was a free and family […]
Contributed by Jan Sommerfeld, RSVP Program Assistant The weeks following the holidays are busy for stores, as shoppers return or exchange unwanted merchandise. But what if we could give the perfect gift – the one that keeps on giving? Volunteers in our community are doing just that. Take the members of the Retired and Senior […]
Hooks ‘n Needles Group Donates 497 Items Our RSVP 55+ Volunteer Program ladies from the Hooks ‘n Needles knitting group donated 497 hats, mittens and scarves to the Salvation Army – Fox Cities in conjunction with its Coats for Kids campaign! Wow… what a labor of love! Thanks to these special volunteers.