Resetdotlife is a nonprofit organization helping women flourish in work and life by fostering personal and professional growth, entrepreneurial development and interpersonal connection. Launched in the fall of 2018 they are supported by Sunrise on Main boutique. Resetdotlife serves many women in the middle in our region, an often overlooked and underserved segment. With the increase of women looking to start their own businesses and as a complement to their existing Rise programs this month Resetdotlife is launching a life coaching program expansion. They've added three professional life coaches and are excited to be able to offer virtual coaching options starting this fall to broaden their reach in the community.
More information at resetdotlife.org
Food insecurities continue to impact families right here in the Fox Cities. This includes families with school aged children. St. Joes Backpack Food Assistance Program supplies food to nearly 1500 students in 9 school districts each week who may not have reliable nutritional support at home. The program’s goal is to make sure that children have enough food to sustain them throughout the weekend. YOU can help these families in need with your donation of food or continued financial support. For a list of needed food items and donation details visit http://www.stjoesfoodprogram.org/ or call 920-734-9461
Apricity is a full-spectrum, state-licensed, Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse certified treatment and recovery program. They provide inpatient and transitional residential treatment, mental health counseling, recovery support services, sober living, employment and job readiness training to individuals afflicted with substance use disorders.
Announcing Apricity’s Recovery Month Awareness and Fundraising Campaign. For the entire month of September, Apricity will celebrate National Recovery Month to increase awareness and understanding of substance use disorders and celebrate the people who are in recovery. A $30,000 Matching Gift Challenge has been established to raise funds for Apricity’s treatment and recovery programs.
More information can be found about about Apricity’s Recovery Month Awareness and Fundraising Campaign at apricityservices.com
Rise Together is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to decrease youth substance use and increase positive mental health. Rise Together provides multiple youth prevention initiatives including their adult professional development training which is a training program for teachers, administrators, club sponsors and community youth workers looking to create safe and brave spaces for youth to strive.
Rise Together’s 10th anniversary celebration event is free and open to the public. There will be food, music and inspiring art with a special appearance and proclamation from Appleton's mayor and lighting the city up in purple to honor national recovery month. The celebration will take place on September 12th at Houdini Plaza in Appleton from 5:00 to 9:00 PM.
More information can be found on Rise Together's Facebook page.
The Jazz Corner Society is a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote and preserve jazz music with all its diverse formats as a vital part of our American heritage.
The Jazz Corner Society and the Fox Jazz Fest Planning Committee have teamed up with local businesses, educators, organizations, performers, and artists to bring Fox Jazz Fest to our area. The Festival was created 28 years ago by the region's best known jazz guru, mentor to dozens, and respected pianist/composer/educator John Harmon, and his desire to give the gift of 100% free, world-class music to the community.
Fox Jazz Fest takes place on Labor Day Weekend, Sept 2nd and 3rd on Saturday 11:30 -6:00 and on Sunday 10:00 to 6:00 at Jefferson Park in Menasha with the headliner on Saturday The Jason Marsalis Quartet and the headliner on Sunday The Ben Wendel Group.
More information can be found at foxjazzfest.com
Battlecorn Care Packages is a nonprofit organization that sends care packages to children battling cancer. Their service is nationwide and based in Appleton. They are also committed to advocating for change in the pediatric cancer community.
Their Gold Tie Masquerade takes place on August 26th at 5pm at the Grand Meridian in Appleton. The event is being held to bring our community together and raise funds for pediatric cancer research. One hundred percent of the funds raised from the event with be donated to The Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation.
Learn more at https://www.battlecorncarepackages.com/
The Big Backyard Bash is a nonprofit organization whose focus is to bring the performing arts to New Holstein for entertainment, to allow for family events and to expose youth to the arts. The Big Backyard Bash will be held on August 18th at Holy Rosary's Spartan Hall. There is a dinner at 6pm and music to follow from The Paul Sucherman Trio and Erin Krebs.
More information can be found on The Big Backyard Bash’s Eventbrite page
The Gathering Place is a nonprofit organization and one of ten peer run centers in the state. Contracted with the Wisconsin Department of Health services The Gathering Place serves adults who have lived experience of mental illness and mental illness with addictions. The Gathering Place is managed and staffed 100% by individuals who have mental illnesses. They offer an array of recovery oriented support groups, wellness programs and activities.
The Gathering Place announces Discovering Hope Through Peer Support 9th Annual Community Day Open House and Fundraiser. For Community Day they open their doors to individuals across the state, the city and the neighborhood. It's a day to show off their house and an opportunity for the community to visit with staff, volunteers and members and a day to celebrate mental health. They have a raffle fundraiser to include a team autographed Packer football, there will be door prizes, food and refreshments will also be served.
This year's annual Community Day is on August 24th from 4:30 to 7:00 PM at The Gathering Place 1001 Cherry St. in Green Bay. More information can be found at thegatheringplaceinc.org
Bergstrom Mahler Museum of glass serves the public with admission free entrance to their museum. They provide extraordinary glass experiences to spark fun, kindle creativity and illuminate learning for all.
Bergstrom Mahler Museum of glass presents The Glass Arts Festival taking place on the grounds of the museum at 165 N Park Ave. in Neenah on August 12th 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. The front lawn across from Riverside Park will feature a kids tent and food trucks and the lakeside back lawn will host over 40 glass artists from all over the country and a music stage. Ray the mini dragon will be providing glass blowing demonstrations in the lower level of the museum.
More information can be found at bmglass.com
Lauren Faith Smith Ministry for Nonviolence works with anyone marginalized by violence by offering peer-to-peer and financial support. They also work with other like-minded nonprofits toward their shared goals where collaboration is needed.
Announcing the Lauren Faith Smith Ministry for Nonviolence Veteran Housing Fundraiser taking place on July 22, from noon to 4pm at Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish located at 401 Gray St. in Green Bay. Lauren Faith Smith Ministry for Nonviolence is hosting this fundraiser and working with Veteran’s 1st of NEW, Hope Center Pantry, and others to help homeless & hopeless veterans get back on their feet.
More information on the fundraiser can be found by calling 920-737-5227
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