Community Partners

 

Associated Bank has a rich tradition of providing superior financial services to the people and business in the communities we serve. As an extension of the commitment, Associated is dedicated to strengthening our communities through focused corporate giving and by empowering our colleagues to give generously of our time and resources.

One important way we give back to our communities is through our annual United Way Campaign. We’ve chosen to support the United Way because they invest our resources wisely and efficiently in programs that help create tangible improvements in the quality of life of the individuals and families they serve.

At Aurora Health Care, we help people live well—it’s our purpose and what we do every day.  We’ve always believed that better health care leads to stronger communities. That’s why we’re an integral part of the communities we serve. We support free clinics and provide year-round community benefits totaling $35.6 million in goods and services. Aurora also partners with universities to prepare the next generation of health care providers. And, we work with other health care leaders and elected officials to improve care and influence meaningful health care reform.

Community involvement is embraced at Bemis’ global operations in Asia, Europe, and North and South America. Each country’s Bemis operation structures its philanthropic practices independently, yet all believe strongly in corporate citizenship.  Bemis’ Asia Pacific operations have supported a wide range of organizations including Singapore’s Children’s Cancer Foundation and the National Heart Institute of Malaysia.

Bergstrom Automotive is proud to be a part of the Fox Valley, Green Bay, and other communities throughout Wisconsin. Because of the people and the way of life here in Wisconsin, we wouldn't want to do business anywhere else.

Giving back has become an integral part of our corporate culture. Each year, the Bergstrom Team is proud to partner with and support major community efforts including Make-A-Wish Wisconsin, United Way and Drive for a Cure (Medical College of Wisconsin).

The team members of the BEST WESTERN PREMIER Waterfront Hotel and the Ground Round at River’s Edge are proud to be first-time supporters of the Oshkosh Area United Way.  As our community has stood behind us as a new business, this is an opportunity for our team members to assist the valuable community services and programs provided by the Oshkosh Area United Way. Along with our gracious community partners, we’re proud to lend a hand in the effort to make our community stronger.

Blended Waxes, Inc. takes pride in giving back to the community we are in.  From educational to community programs and beyond, we are pleased and gratified to offer our continued support to help make a difference for those in need.

BMO Harris Bank is committed to enhancing and strengthening the quality of life of those who live and work in the communities we serve. Through corporate giving, volunteer efforts, community outreach and our ongoing involvement with United Way, employees of BMO Harris Bank are committed to LIVE UNITED.  We strive to provide top-notch support to the Oshkosh area, both in our branches and in our communities.  BMO Harris Bank is proud to continue our support of United Way, creating a better life for those in the Oshkosh community.

At Brunswick Corporation, we recognize that our long-term success depends on our ability to manage our operations responsibly and efficiently, as well as support the communities in which our employees live and work.

We are committed to providing healthy work environments for our employees and healthy communities for their families by participating in a variety of conservation projects. We are also committed to our dealers and customers by participating in a number of industry-wide initiatives.

C.R.E.W. Inc., is a well-respected leader in our community and the web converting industry by exhibiting creativity and innovation in each product/market segment we enter.

At Dr Pepper Snapple Group, ACTION is at the heart of everything we do. The mission of ACTION Nation, our corporate philanthropy program, is to foster physically active, engaged and sustainable communities where our employees, customers and consumers live and work.  DPS employees make a difference directly through their commitment to volunteerism. Whether during the workday or on their own time, our employees are taking ACTION in the communities in which they live and work.

At Eastbay, we strive to support those in need in the communities where we live and work. We work hard to develop significant partnerships with programs and initiatives that promote causes close to our customers, associates, suppliers, and shareholders. Our mission is to promote a better world for today’s youth through programs that encourage health, well-being, and physical activity.

At Festival Foods, we value people and building relationships with them. Involvement and enriching lives in our community, and with our guests, associates, and business partners is essential to who we are.

One of the things that makes banking personal at Fox Valley Savings Bank is the fact that our Wisconsin banks are made up of people just like you. During the past 75 years the faces at our Oshkosh, Fond du Lac and Waupun locations have changed but we’re still local ... people just like you with the same values and goals. Fox Valley Savings Bank is committed to the communities we serve, stop in at any of our local branches to meet the team.

Georgia-Pacific knows strong communities make life better for everyone: our employees, our neighbors, and our customers. That’s why we created the Georgia-Pacific Foundation in 1958 – to set aside resources to improve life in the communities where we live and work. We’ve worked with thousands of outstanding community-based programs, service projects and disaster relief efforts, focusing our investment in four areas we believe make the most impact: Education, Environment, Enrichment and Entrepreneurship.

Getting involved and giving back!!  By being active in the community, Health Care Credit Union makes sure our members know we are there to support them--no matter where they are in life!

Hoffmaster believes in the spirit of giving, especially to those in need.  During our 67 year history in Oshkosh, we have supported many local efforts through our corporate donations.  Our desire is to improve the quality of life in our community by supporting initiatives that address critical social and developmental needs. The United Way has been our partner in accomplishing successful outcomes to that end.

Within the 37 countries where we operate manufacturing facilities, Kimberly-Clark plays an integral part in shaping and contributing to the culture, well-being and environment of our neighborhoods. Our employees work and live in these communities and are steeped in the traditions and activities they offer. Kimberly-Clark, through its philanthropic efforts and those of the Kimberly-Clark Foundation, is committed to providing essentials for a better life around the globe.

Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world, one child and one community at a time. In order to carry out all the projects that Kiwanis is involved with throughout the year, each member is asked to join one or more committees. Our committee structure is based around a common goal of providing more service to children.

Affinity Health System has a 100-year history of serving the Fox Cities and Oshkosh communities through exceptional community involvement.

From financial assistance that helps the needy pay for health care to service projects and fundraisers that benefit residents throughout Northeast Wisconsin, Affinity takes pride in helping our communities become healthier, happier places to live.

Oshkosh Area Community Foundation makes up one of the fastest growing sectors of philanthropy in the United States today. Community Foundations build and strengthen communities by making it possible for a wide range of donors to participate in creating permanent endowment funds to meet present and future needs. Community foundations have become catalysts for improvement by promoting philanthropy that is visionary, diverse and inclusive. Community foundations are a sustainable aspect of philanthropy - providing leadership and problem solving in the present and preparing for the future with a permanent endowment.

Giving back to the communities where we live and work is part of what makes Oshkosh Corporation great. It's part of our corporate culture and we are proud to help where we can as more than ever, charitable donations and extra assistance are needed for many just to make ends meet.

Across all Oshkosh business units, giving back to the community has been and continues to be a priority. Without the generous support of our communities, we would not be as successful as we are today. We wanted to highlight a few of the countless charitable opportunities we get involved with. Whether it's making a monetary donation or working with students, these charitable events and donations are only a small fraction of everything that we do.

Supporting programs to benefit the Oshkosh community has been an Oshkosh Rotary Club hallmark from its earliest days.  Those early projects included programs with the Oshkosh Normal School (now UWO), the Salvation Army, and the Boy Scouts; sponsoring a dental clinic at the high school; and setting up gardening and landscaping classes.

Oshkosh Southwest Rotary is proud to participate in a large number of venues and projects within our community. Within the community service avenue of service Southwest Rotarians build and run projects to serve as fundraisers for Rotary efforts, and to have direct impact within our community.

In 1951, Co-founder Alberta Kimball established the Foundation, a perpetual fund that supports charitable, scientific, literary and educational institutions and organizations in the Oshkosh area. The Silver Star Brands Foundation donates more than $100,000 to over 30 organizations each year.

We couldn’t do it alone. We’ve teamed up with key organizations to strengthen the diverse needs of the communities we serve. Whether it’s assisting with innovative programs, sponsorships or volunteer opportunities, we’re building stronger communities together with our partners. In order to build the strong, healthy and safe communities we want for our team members and guests, we work closely with partners and organizations. In fact, we've challenged ourselves to meet corporate responsibility goals in the areas of education, sustainability, team member well-being and volunteerism. These goals will be our road map in the years to come.

UW Oshkosh serves the community and surrounding region through a multitude of programs, services and partnerships. As an active leader in the community and economic development throughout Wisconsin, we welcome you to explore our innovative cultural, educational and inspirational offers. UW Oshkosh is impacting economic growth, providing student volunteers and more.

UPS founder Jim Casey established The UPS Foundation in 1951 with a mission to help build stronger and more resilient communities around the world. And that's exactly what we've been doing for more than 60 years now.

To us, giving means more than writing a check. It means combining employees' skill, passion and time with our logistics expertise, transportation assets and charitable donations* to make a measurable difference in society. In 2013, we invested over 1.8 million volunteer hours and more than $100 million dollars into our global communities.

Nonprofit Sponsorship programs are an integral part of our company’s philanthropic initiatives. We sponsor arts and cultural events of all sizes from major art and theater festivals to local fairs in order to highlight the diverse range of talents and interests found throughout our communities. In 2013, U.S. Bank contributed more than $19.7 million in corporate contributions and nonprofit sponsorships. U.S. Bank is committed to partnering with our employees to strengthen the community. We consider employee involvement in evaluating contribution requests, and we support employee giving programs that provide an opportunity for our employees to direct U.S. Bank Foundation contributions to organizations that are most important to them.

We believe in community, and we believe in sharing. That's why employees and retirees of WPS, with support from its charitable foundation, provided direct grants and volunteer support valued at $1.8 million to non-profit organizations, associations and worthwhile community causes in 2013.