Menasha Corporation Foundation Announces More Than $70,000 In Funding For Fox Cities-Area Organizations

1/16/2009

NEENAH, WI...

The Menasha Corporation Foundation today announced donations to several Fox Cities-area organizations:

  • $50,000 to United Way Fox Cities for its annual campaign
  • $5,000 to Harbor House for shelter programs
  • $5,000 to the Boys and Girls Brigade for support of youth programs
  • $2,500 to The Volunteer Center in support of the 2009 Human Race
  • $2,500 for renovation of the Neenah Clock Tower
  • $2,000 to the Winnebago County Literacy Council for adult tutoring programs
  • $2,000 to the National Resources Foundation for its Environmental Education for Kids program
  • $1,400 to Wisconsin Badger Camp in support of campership programs
  • $1,000 to Non-Profit Affordable Housing’s courtesy shuttle program
 
“We are proud to continue our support of organizations that are working to tackle some of the most enduring social and economic problems our community faces,” said Ralph L. Evans, Foundation president.  “Beyond helping meet basic needs, we believe it’s important to provide quality learning opportunities to both children and adults.  We believe our contributions can have a lasting impact and help these organizations deliver on their missions and improve the lives of others.”
             

About the Menasha Corporation Foundation

The Menasha Corporation Foundation is an independent grant-making organization serving the philanthropic interests of Menasha Corporation, Neenah, Wisc.  Menasha Corporation’s founder, Elisha D. Smith, was a visionary and philanthropist who supported benevolent endeavors and educational institutions that reached far beyond the company’s hometown in Menasha, Wisc.  In 1953, Menasha Corporation’s philanthropic efforts were organized into a Foundation.