October 25, 2016 - Dunkin’ Donuts Volunteer Day
The Joy in Childhood Foundation announced a $1 million 3-year partnership with Feeding America to help alleviate childhood hunger. And, drumroll, . . . The Neighbors’ Place was selected to receive a $10,000 regional grant through the Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins Foundation! On October 19th Dunkin’ Donuts employees from all over Wisconsin volunteered at The Neighbors’ Place as part of the National Volunteer Week of Service in partnership with Feeding America.
October 4, 2016 - Fall Volunteers at The Neighbors’ Place
“Last month more than 80 public, corporate, and community service volunteers shared over 1,500 hours with our Community Learning Center, TNP Gardens, Food Pantry & Bank, and Furniture & Basic Needs Bank programs. According to Independent Sector, our volunteers contributed nearly $38,000!” said Evan Cass, Volunteer and Events Coordinator at The Neighbors’ Place.
It’s hard to put a dollar value on volunteer time,
September 30, 2016 - Wausau Homes Gives Back to the Community
A couple weeks ago some employees of Wausau Homes toured The Neighbors’ Place, and at the end of the tour they had one question, “How can we help and make a lasting impact?” The board of directors and staff of The Neighbors’ Place brainstormed projects knowing this company had a certain expertise.
On Wednesday, September 28th a whole crew of employees from Wausau Homes volunteered their time and materials to help The Neighbors’ Place improve areas of the aging building.
August 19, 2016 - 2nd Annual Volunteer Picnic
Every year people from the community donate their time to The Neighbors’ Place. Whether it’s stocking shelves in the food pantry or teaching English in the Community Learning Center, volunteers have made a huge impact on our organization. Each week The Neighbors’ Place serves over 900 families, and staffed with only eight people, volunteers are essential for our day-to-day operations.
As a small token of our gratitude,
July 14, 2016 - #PowerSmileDay
As we all know, eating healthy is essential to maintain good health and dental hygiene. Though that is easier said than done for many reasons. The main one being cost. It’s more expensive to eat healthy food than to eat non-healthy food . . . seems kind of backwards huh? This is one of the main reasons Delta Dental is fighting back. With nutrition. Delta Dental recognizes the hardship in purchasing healthy food on a not so healthy budget.