World Relief Fox Valley a non-profit organization, and part of a national network of offices, works to welcome and walk alongside refugees and other immigrants as they integrate into life in the United States. In the next year World Relief Fox Valley is expected to receive and resettle 300 refugees. The employment department at World Relief Fox Valley works to connect their clients to sustainable employment and to help them develop job readiness skills. They partner with local organizations and employers to support and find solutions to barriers.
They are currently in need of new local employers especially in the Oshkosh area. For more information call 920-442-4142
Rebuilding Together Fox Valley makes homes safe and healthy by providing critical home modifications and repairs to income-qualified homeowners, at no cost to them.
Their Safe and Healthy Housing program provides free service to income qualified homeowners. They provide replacement or repair of locks on exterior doors, dryer vents with metal ducting, installation of new smoke alarms or battery replacement, fire extinguisher installation, installation of non-slip tread in baths, handheld showerheads, tub transfer benches and more.
For more information on services, repairs and modifications available visit rtfv.org.
Saving Paws Animal Rescue, a 100 percent volunteer run non-profit, is dedicated to rescuing homeless, abandoned and special needs animals and finding new adoptive homes or providing a lifelong sanctuary for them. They also work with rescue shelters in other states to bring dogs in from overcrowded shelters.
Announcing the 2022 Holiday Miracle Event on November 12th at 5:30pm at the Hilton Paper Valley in Appleton. Their biggest fundraising event of the year the night will include food, games and raffles to help raise money so they can continue to help as many animals as possible.
More information on the event at www.savingpaws.com
Thelma Sadoff Center for the Arts works to enrich our community through the arts by providing arts education, and bringing visual and performing artists to Fond du Lac. THELMA programs aim to inspire appreciation and enjoyment of art, while developing personal and artistic excellence.
Thelma Sadoff Center for the Arts is highlighting their Great Hall Concert Series! This year there will be bands bringing music at an affordable price that all can enjoy!
Coming up on November 12th the Oshkosh quartet Copper Box.
All concerts will begin at 7:00 PM in THELMA's Great Hall venue. More information on how to get tickets at thelmaarts.org
Philanthropic Educational Organization is an international organization where women celebrate the advancement of women and educate women through scholarships, grants, awards and loans to motivate them to achieve their highest aspirations. Announcing their event: The 48th Annual PEO Gallerie of Shoppes on Friday November 4th from 4:00 to 8:00 PM and Saturday November 5th from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM at the KI Convention Center downtown Green Bay located at 433 Main St.
Gallerie of Shoppes is an annual shopping event with specialty stores featuring home décor, jewelry gifts, gourmet food, seasonal items and apparel for men women and children offering a unique and fun shopping experience while giving back to the community at the same time.
This fundraiser provides educational scholarships to women in the Green Bay community whose education has been interrupted or whose life circumstances necessitate a return to school to achieve a needed goal. More information on how to attend the shopping event at gallerieofshoppes.com.
CAP services is an Appleton non profit whose mission is to transform people and communities to advance social and economic justice. Announcing their event: Trivia Unplugged at the Grand Meridian on November 5th from 5-9pm
A fun evening filled with trivia that challenges teams of 4-10 players on their pop culture and media knowledge with questions focused on TV, radio, movies, music, stage, books, and sports. Players are "unplugged" and not allow to use electronics to find the answers.
Registration info can be found at capservices.org or by contacting CAP Services at 920-257-4704.
The team registration cost includes a buffet of pizza, salad and desserts.
Literacy Green Bay is a non profit whose mission is to help adults and families acquire the reading, writing, math, English language, computer, and workforce skills they need to function effectively as workers and community members.
Literacy Green Bay offers Family Literacy Classes, and Adult Tutoring. The Children First Family Literacy program is a GED program in collaboration with NWTC which provides GED instruction as well as early childhood learning. Students in the Adult Tutoring program work one-on-one with volunteer tutors on goals that are specific to their needs.
They offer services and classes for free to learners. There is a testing fee of $25 and the cost of books. They are currently enrolling for all classes. More information can be found at literacygreenbay.org
Agape of Appleton is now hiring! To learn more about how you can make a difference by helping others visit www.CareersInKindness.com
Agape of Appleton is a nonprofit whose mission is promoting the dignity, respect, and quality of life for individuals with differing abilities. We support and empower our residents by fostering their independence.
CASA of the Fox Cities is a nonprofit organization dedicated to training volunteers who are assigned by judges to monitor children who have experienced abuse or neglect. Volunteers meet with these children regularly and provide monthly reports to the court.
Science proves that one consistent adult can change the story of a child who has experienced abuse or neglect. Could you be the one? Become a Court Appointed Special Advocate! Build a relationship with a child, identify their needs, and give them a voice in a process that can otherwise feel lonely. Our next training session begins in October. To learn more at about being a Court Appointed Special advocate visit casafc.org or call Leah at 920-257-4733.
Calling all high school girls and their trusted adults! Empower yourself and join the STRONGER TOGETHER event as six female community leaders provide a variety of mental health wellness tools to overcome everyday challenges.
Presented in part by the nonprofit, Prevent Suicide Fox Cities, the STRONGER TOGETHER mental health and wellness event will be held on Saturday May 1st from 9am until 12:30 p.m.
Registration ends on April 29th. The cost is $20 per person or $35 for two. To register or for more information visit preventsuicidefoxcities.org
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