2017 Events

November
Emerging Leaders Social Event: Social Hour
  • Open to: Emerging Leaders and those interested in becoming Emerging Leaders
  • Registration: No registration required
  • When: Thursday, November 16, 2017 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.
  • Where: Fratellos Waterfront Restaurant, 501 W. Water Street, Appleton
  • Details: United Way Fox Cities' Emerging Leaders is a way for young men and women to invest in lasting change in the Fox Cities community. Recommended for ages 40 or under, Emerging Leaders support the community by giving $500 or more per year to United Way Fox Cities.
Nonprofit Leadership Initiative: Executive Director & Board Training
  • Open to: All Fox Valley area nonprofit executive directors and board members 
  • Registration: Register Online
  • When: Thursday, November 16, 2017 from 7:30 a.m. to noon (7:30 to 8:00 a.m. Registration and Breakfast, 8:00 a.m. to noon FREE Workshop Presentation
  • Where: Fox Valley Technical College, Bordini Center, 5 N. Systems Drive, Appleton, WI 54914
  • Details:  The workshop will cover Board Roles and Responsiblities with trainer Stephanie J. Cavadeas, CPA, Senior Manager, Wipfli, LLP. For questions, contact Kim O'Brien at 920-702-7614 or kobrien@cffoxvalley.org.
Wake Up with Weight of the Fox Valley: Free Breakfast Event
  • Open to: General Public
  • Registration: Register online
  • When: Friday, November 17, 2017 from 7:30 to 9:00 a.m.
  • Where: Bridgewood Resort Hotel & Conference Center, 1000 Cameron Way, Neenah, WI
  • Details: Keynote Dr. Jacqueline Koski, Aurora Family Medicine will present Childhood Obesity: Lifestyle Matters! Dr. Koski will talk about the impact of inactivity and poor eating habits on children's health, and how we can partner with healthcare systems to address these challenges.
Volunteer: Emerging Leaders Snack at Homeless Connections
  • Open to: Emerging Leaders
  • Registration: Register Online
  • When: Tuesday, November 20, 2017 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
  • Where: Homeless Connections, 400 North Division Street, Appleton
  • Details: Emerging Leaders serve 40-50 people with a variety of meal and snack type items.
#GivingTuesday - Help purchase books for kids in the Fox Cities
  • Open to: General Public
  • Donations: Donate Online
  • When: Tuesday, November 28, 2017
  • Details: This #GivingTuesday (November 28) United Way Fox Cities will be raising funds to purchase books for local children. Having books at home is an important part of learning to read, which prepares children for bright futures. Our goal is to raise $2,000 to utilize the full $2,000 dollar-for-dollar match from Thrivent Financial (making the total $4,000). If we reach our goal, we will purchase books and literacy materials that will impact the lives of more than 500 children.
Volunteer: Join the Volunteer Center of East Central WI for VolunteerFEST! (FREE)
  • Open to: General Public
  • Registration: Register Online
  • Cost: FREE
  • When: Tuesday, November 28, 2017 from 4:00 to 6:30 p.m.
  • Where: Waverly Beach, N8770 Fire Lane 1, Menasha
  • Details: Are you looking for a way to give back to your community, but you just don’t know where to start? Start here! Come enjoy refreshments in a relaxed setting while chatting with representatives from over 50 local nonprofits. Additional details on the Volunteer Center of East Central WI's website: www.volunteercenter.net/volunteerfest.
December
Volunteer: Emerging Leaders Breakfast at Homeless Connections
  • Open to: Emerging Leaders
  • Registration: Register Online
  • When: Saturday, December 9, 2017 from 7:00 to 9:15 a.m.
  • Where: Homeless Connections, 400 North Division Street, Appleton
  • Details: Emerging Leaders provide the food and serve a warm breakfast for 50-75 residents.
Volunteer: Emerging Leaders Snack at Homeless Connections
  • Open to: Emerging Leaders
  • Registration: Register Online
  • When: Thursday, December 21, 2017 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
  • Where: Homeless Connections, 400 North Division Street, Appleton
  • Details: Emerging Leaders serve 40-50 people with a variety of meal and snack type items.
January (2018)
FREE 27th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration
  • Open to: General Public
  • Registration: No registration required, no cost to attend
  • When: Monday, January 15, 2018 starting at 6:30 p.m.
  • Where: Lawrence Memorial Chapel, 510 E. College Avenue, Appleton
  • Details: The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration is sponsored by Celebrate Diversity Fox Cities, African Heritage, Inc. and the Lawrence University Diversity Center. The event is free, and the public is invited to attend. The keynote speaker for the event will be Aly Wane, an organizer originally from Senegal. Mr. Wane has worked with various human rights groups including, the Syracuse Peace Council, American Friends Service Committee, and the Black Alliance for Just Immigration.