Menasha Corporation Foundation Announces Gifts To Fox Cities Performing Arts Center And YMCAs Of The Fox Cities

7/10/2008

NEENAH, WI...

The Menasha Corporation Foundation today announced donations of $50,000 each to the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center (PAC) and the YMCAs of the Fox Cities.  The gifts will be used for general operating funds by both organizations and are being made from the Foundation's "Field of Interest" fund, which focuses on awards that will make a meaningful impact on the community at large.

"Menasha Corporation and its Foundation are extremely proud to be able to continue our support of the PAC and the YMCAs," said Ralph L. Evans, Foundation president.  "Both organizations contribute significantly to the quality of life we enjoy in the Fox Cities.  These donatins will help the organizations deliver on their missions and contribute to the health, education, culture and social vibrancy of the community."

The Foundation also awarded $20,000 to COTS for funding of temporary transitional shelter, food and guidance for homeless men and women and $5,000 to LEAVEN to help meet emergency financial needs of low-income families.  In addition, a number of smaller grants were made.