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About The Fox Cares Foundation

Established in 2016, the Fox Cares Foundation is a fundraising initiative which addresses three needs we believe help form the basis of a physically and emotionally healthy community.

Ending Homelessness …

because no person should have to go without a place to call home.

Fighting Hunger …

because no community thrives when some go hungry.

Providing Access to the Arts …

because expression through the arts brings beauty to the community at large.

Created by Fox Communities Credit Union to help community members “contribute with confidence”. The foundation provides a simple way to provide donations that will be managed responsibly and directed to reputable charitable nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations providing the resources people need to overcome the challenges they’re facing throughout the communities Fox Communities Credit Union serves.

We invite you to learn more about how to apply for a grant.


Fox Cares Foundation Executive Board:

President: Bruce Kotarek
Retired – Fox Communities Credit Union

Vice President: John Wanie
Woodward Radio Group
Sales Manager

Treasurer: James Kilsdonk
Old National Bank
Market President

Secretary: Amanda Brown
Fox Communities Credit Union
Marketing Project Lead

Fox Cares Foundation Board Members:

Dayna Baitinger
Wisconsin Timber Rattlers
Director of Community Relations

Cathy Harvath
Fox Communities Credit Union
SVP Marketing

Mary Harp-Jirschele
Community Leader

Lynn Hopfensperger
Fox Communities Credit Union

Community Development Officer

Jordan Parkin
Edward Jones
Financial Advisor

Lynn Peters
Retired – Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region

Joe Schuessler
Pfefferle Companies, Inc.
General Counsel

Rich Scott, CPA
Independent Business & Tax Consultant

Erin Tyink
ThedaCare Family of Foundations
Regional Development Director

Liz Wollenberg
Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin
Director of Development

Funding For The Fox Cares Foundation

More than a path to or for charity, Fox Cares is a platform for assistance and advocacy; a way for community members to support organizations helping people throughout Northeast Wisconsin discover the security of a warm home, the stability of a warm meal, and the freedom to share the warmth in their hearts through art. In addition to donations from community members, the foundation is supported by proceeds from fundraising events sponsored by Fox Communities Credit Union, such as Bike to the Beat and their team member silent auction.

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Disclaimer

Fox Cares Foundation, Inc. is a Wisconsin nonprofit corporation with 501(c)(3) status effective June 21, 2016. Fox Cares can make no representation with regard to deductibility of any contribution. Please speak with your tax advisor regarding the tax implications of any charitable contribution to Fox Cares Foundation, Inc.