2019 Events

Featured Event: April 23, 2019 at 7:30 a.m.
April 23 at 7:30 a.m.
United Way Fox Cities Annual Report to the Community
  • Open to: General Public
  • Registration: Register online
  • Cost: $20 per person or $200 for a table of ten
  • When: Tuesday, April 23, 2019 from 7:30 to 9:00 a.m.
  • Where: Red Lion Hotel Paper Valley, 333 W College Ave, Appleton
  • Details: We are excited to welcome keynote speaker, Bob Chapman (Chairman & CEO at Barry-Wehmiller) who was recently named the #3 CEO in the world by Inc. Chapman's message embodies United Way Fox Cities' mission to build a stronger, more caring community for everyone. Chapman is a sought after speaker for his ideas about the powerful intersection of people-centric leadership and good business strategy. He is intentional about using his platform as a business leader to build a better world. Chapman's speaking engagements include TEDxScottAFB. The morning will also include a community breakfast, a review of the work of United Way Fox Cities in 2018, and the announcement of the Wes Urch Service Award recipient(s).

April
Community Conversation: Homelessness and Poverty, facilitated by Celebrate Diversity Fox Cities
  • Open to: General Public
  • When: Thursday, April 4, 2019 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Kaukauna Public Library, 207 Thilmany Rd., Suite 200, Kaukauna
  • Details: Join facilitators from Celebrate Diversity Fox Cities as they lead us in meaningful and respectful conversations around the topics of homelessness and poverty as part of the Fox Cities Reads 2019 events. Objectives of the event include exploring what you learned from reading Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City, sharing your thoughts on homelessness and poverty as a result of reading the book, and brainstorm on actions that can be personally taken to help end homelessness and poverty in our communities.
Emerging Leaders Leadership Series Talk with Kim Underhill
  • Open to: Emerging Leaders, Leadership Givers, and those interested in learning more about becoming an Emerging Leader or Leadership Giver
  • Registration: Register online
  • Cost: $15 per person; $150 per company table of 10
  • When: Wednesday, April 10, 2019 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
  • Where: Best Western Premier Bridgewood Resort Hotel and Conference Center, 1000 Cameron Way, Neenah
  • Details: The leadership talk will feature Kim Underhill, Group President, Kimberly-Clark North America. As group president of Kimberly-Clark North America, Kim Underhill is responsible for the company's nearly $8 billion North American Personal Care and Consumer Tissue businesses, and some of the world's most recognized and trusted consumer brands, including Huggies®, Pull-Ups®, Kotex®, Depend®, Kleenex®, Cottonelle® and Scott®. Since joining Kimberly-Clark in 1988, she has held a variety of roles with increasing responsibility. Underhill holds a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Purdue University and a master’s degree in engineering management from the Milwaukee School of Engineering. She sits on the board of directors for Foot Locker Inc., the Network for Executive Women and ThedaCare Regional Medical Center. She is an active volunteer for Boy Scouts of America, Habitat for Humanity and United Way and will serve as United Way Fox Cities 2019-2020 Campaign Co-Chair.
Author Matthew Desmond Presentation & Book Signing
  • Open to: General Public
  • Registration: No registration required
  • When: Thursday, April 11, 2019 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Menasha High School, 420 7th Street, Menasha
  • Details: Event is hosted by the Fox Cities Book Festival. Please join Pulitzer-prize winning author Matthew Desmond as he presents about his book Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City. A book signing will be held after the presentation. View additional details.
Author Matthew Desmond Presentation & Book Signing
  • Open to: General Public
  • Registration: No registration required
  • When: Friday, April 12, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
  • Where: Lawrence Memorial Chapel, 510 E. College Avenue, Appleton
  • Details: Event is hosted by the Fox Cities Book Festival. Please join Pulitzer-prize winning author Matthew Desmond as he presents about his book Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City. A book signing will be held after the presentation. View additional details.
Volunteer: Emerging Leaders Snack at Pillars Adult and Family Shelter
  • Open to: Emerging Leaders and friends
  • Registration: Sign up to volunteer
  • When: Tuesday, April 16, 2019 from 7:15 to 9:15 p.m.
  • Where: Pillars Adult and Family Shelter, 400 N. Division Street, Appleton
  • Details: Join Emerging Leaders in this volunteer opportunity to prepare food and serve it to individuals and families experiencing homelessness in Appleton.
Nonprofit Leadership Initiative: Join a Board Event
  • Open to: General Public (those interested in joining a nonprofit board)
  • Registration: Register onine
  • When: Thursday, April 18, 2019 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.
  • Where: Fox Cities Stadium, 2400 N. Casaloma Drive, Appleton
  • Details: Volunteering as a board member or committee member increases self-confidence. You are doing good for others and the community, which provides a natural sense of accomplishment. Your role as a volunteer can also give you a sense of pride and identity. Join us at this community event to learn more about nonprofits in your local community and how to get involved. Schedule: 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Appetizers, networking, complimentary bar. 5:45 p.m. Short presentation followed by more networking. Learn more about joining a board. Learn more about the event.
Handling Challenging Client Behaviors (201) Sponsored by United Way Fox Cities (FREE)
  • Open to: Nonprofit staff and volunteers only
  • When: Monday, April 22, 2019 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
  • Where: United Way Fox Cities, 1455 Midway Road, Menasha
  • Register: Register by email
  • Details: As a valued nonprofit in our area, we are pleased to offer you potentially life-saving trainings: 

    Handling Challenging Client Behaviors - Additional Tips and Tactics (201): This 2-hour seminar includes a brief recap of the Workplace Safety class, then moves into role-playing scenarios related to our organizations such as handling a client who is not eligible for services, but won't leave/becomes aggressive/threatening. The training sessions are being offered at NO CHARGE and are intended for both nonprofit staff and volunteers.

United Way Fox Cities Annual Report to the Community
  • Open to: General Public
  • Registration: Register online
  • Cost: $20 per person or $200 for a table of ten
  • When: Tuesday, April 23, 2019 from 7:30 to 9:00 a.m.
  • Where: Red Lion Hotel Paper Valley, 333 W College Ave, Appleton
  • Details: We are excited to welcome keynote speaker, Bob Chapman (Chairman & CEO at Barry-Wehmiller) who was recently named the #3 CEO in the world by Inc. Chapman's message embodies United Way Fox Cities' mission to build a stronger, more caring community for everyone. Chapman is a sought after speaker for his ideas about the powerful intersection of people-centric leadership and good business strategy. He is intentional about using his platform as a business leader to build a better world. Chapman's speaking engagements include TEDxScottAFB. The morning will also include a community breakfast, a review of the work of United Way Fox Cities in 2018, and the announcement of the Wes Urch Service Award recipient(s).
Handling Challenging Client Behaviors (201) Sponsored by United Way Fox Cities (FREE)
  • Open to: Nonprofit staff and volunteers only
  • When: Thursday, April 25, 2019 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
  • Where: United Way Fox Cities, 1455 Midway Road, Menasha
  • Register: Register by email
  • Details: As a valued nonprofit in our area, we are pleased to offer you potentially life-saving trainings: 

    Handling Challenging Client Behaviors - Additional Tips and Tactics (201): This 2-hour seminar includes a brief recap of the Workplace Safety class, then moves into role-playing scenarios related to our organizations such as handling a client who is not eligible for services, but won't leave/becomes aggressive/threatening. The training sessions are being offered at NO CHARGE and are intended for both nonprofit staff and volunteers.

Results-Based Accountability 101 Training
  • Open to: Nonprofit staff, especially those applying for funding from United Way Fox Cities
  • Registration: Register by email
  • When: Thursday, April 25, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. to noon
  • Where: United Way Fox Cities, 1455 Midway Road, Menasha
  • Details: Results-Based Accountability (RBA) is a disciplined way of thinking and taking action to improve the lives of children, youth, families, adults and the community as a whole. It is a simple, common sense framework that everyone can understand and uses a data-driven decision-making process. RBA has been adopted by organizations across the globe to solve large community issues and to improve the performance of programs or services with a step-by-step process called “Turn the Curve” thinking.
Handling Challenging Client Behaviors (201) Sponsored by United Way Fox Cities (FREE)
  • Open to: Nonprofit staff and volunteers only
  • When: Friday, April 26, 2019 from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m.
  • Where: United Way Fox Cities, 1455 Midway Road, Menasha
  • Register: Register by email
  • Details: As a valued nonprofit in our area, we are pleased to offer you potentially life-saving trainings: 

    Handling Challenging Client Behaviors - Additional Tips and Tactics (201): This 2-hour seminar includes a brief recap of the Workplace Safety class, then moves into role-playing scenarios related to our organizations such as handling a client who is not eligible for services, but won't leave/becomes aggressive/threatening. The training sessions are being offered at NO CHARGE and are intended for both nonprofit staff and volunteers.

May
Save the Date: 22nd Annual Celebrating Volunteers Community Gala
  • Open to: General Public
  • Registration: Registration will be open March 1, 2019
  • Cost: $35 per person, $350 per table of 10
  • When: Wednesday, May 1, 2019
  • Where: Red Lion Hotel Paper Valley, 333 W College Ave, Appleton
  • Details: Each spring, hundreds of people in the Fox Valley area of Wisconsin come together to celebrate volunteerism and honor those who go above and beyond to help make the community a better place with their gifts of time. Thanks to the generosity of award sponsors, each award recipient receives $5,000 for their favorite Fox Valley charity (youth recipient receives $1,000 for charity plus a $1,500 scholarship). Since 1998, award sponsors have given $660,000 to local charities selected by their award recipients! Learn more.
Volunteer: Emerging Leaders Snack at Pillars Adult and Family Shelter
  • Open to: Emerging Leaders and friends
  • Registration: Sign up to volunteer
  • When: Thursday, May 2, 2019 from 7:15 to 9:15 p.m.
  • Where: Pillars Adult and Family Shelter, 400 N. Division Street, Appleton
  • Details: Join Emerging Leaders in this volunteer opportunity to prepare food and serve it to individuals and families experiencing homelessness in Appleton.
Volunteer: Emerging Leaders Breakfast at Pillars Adult and Family Shelter
  • Open to: Emerging Leaders and friends
  • Registration: Sign up to volunteer
  • When: Saturday, May 11, 2019 from 7:00 to 9:15 a.m.
  • Where: Pillars Adult and Family Shelter, 400 N. Division Street, Appleton
  • Details: Join Emerging Leaders in this volunteer opportunity to prepare food and serve it to individuals and families experiencing homelessness in Appleton.
June
Volunteer: Emerging Leaders Snack at Pillars Adult and Family Shelter
  • Open to: Emerging Leaders and friends
  • Registration: Sign up to volunteer
  • When: Tuesday, June 18, 2019 from 7:15 to 9:15 p.m.
  • Where: Pillars Adult and Family Shelter, 400 N. Division Street, Appleton
  • Details: Join Emerging Leaders in this volunteer opportunity to prepare food and serve it to individuals and families experiencing homelessness in Appleton.
Results-Based Accountability 101 Training
  • Open to: Nonprofit staff, especially those applying for funding from United Way Fox Cities
  • Registration: Register by email
  • When: Wednesday, June 26, 2019 from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Where: United Way Fox Cities, 1455 Midway Road, Menasha
  • Details: Results-Based Accountability (RBA) is a disciplined way of thinking and taking action to improve the lives of children, youth, families, adults and the community as a whole. It is a simple, common sense framework that everyone can understand and uses a data-driven decision-making process. RBA has been adopted by organizations across the globe to solve large community issues and to improve the performance of programs or services with a step-by-step process called “Turn the Curve” thinking.
July
August
Results-Based Accountability 101 Training
  • Open to: Nonprofit staff, especially those applying for funding from United Way Fox Cities
  • Registration: Register by email
  • When: Thursday, August 22, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. to noon
  • Where: United Way Fox Cities, 1455 Midway Road, Menasha
  • Details: Results-Based Accountability (RBA) is a disciplined way of thinking and taking action to improve the lives of children, youth, families, adults and the community as a whole. It is a simple, common sense framework that everyone can understand and uses a data-driven decision-making process. RBA has been adopted by organizations across the globe to solve large community issues and to improve the performance of programs or services with a step-by-step process called “Turn the Curve” thinking.
September
October
Results-Based Accountability 101 Training
  • Open to: Nonprofit staff, especially those applying for funding from United Way Fox Cities
  • Registration: Register by email
  • When: Wednesday, October 23, 2019 from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Where: United Way Fox Cities, 1455 Midway Road, Menasha
  • Details: Results-Based Accountability (RBA) is a disciplined way of thinking and taking action to improve the lives of children, youth, families, adults and the community as a whole. It is a simple, common sense framework that everyone can understand and uses a data-driven decision-making process. RBA has been adopted by organizations across the globe to solve large community issues and to improve the performance of programs or services with a step-by-step process called “Turn the Curve” thinking.
November
December