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February 15, 2019
Prescott Foundation adds spark to ball park upgrades
February 15, 2019 - 5:00am
February 1, 2019
Lily Palmer, left, and Kathy Nyeggen, right, work together Monday nights at the downtown Spring Valley office. Rachel Helgeson / RiverTown Multimedia
15-year-old SV student volunteers to help seniors
February 1, 2019 - 4:00pm
January 30, 2019
A check for $3,000 was presented to Kim Johnson, Basics for Local Kids, Inc. (center) by Charity Lubich, PPCS Executive Assistant/HR Coordinator, and Larry Dokkestul, PPCS President and CEO. Submitted photo
Operation Round Up grants support diverse needs
January 30, 2019 - 4:00pm
January 28, 2019
Pictured are (from left) Mark Most (Foundation), Police Chief Eric Michaels, Lisa Johnson (K9 Committee), Mandy Matzek, (Foundation), Stacy Freiheit (K9 Committee), Dar Hovel (Foundation), Tom Magnan (Foundation), Officer Jesse Neely, and Chuck Block (Foundation). Photo courtesy of Mandy Matzek
Prescott Foundation helps new K- unit get its 'paws on the ground'
January 28, 2019 - 10:00am
January 23, 2019
A change in the layout of the pantry last fall made the shopping area bigger and helps give it the feel of a grocery store. This allows participants to be able to push a cart down the aisles to shop. Previously, participants would select items from shelves in a small room where only one shopper and no carts could fit. Volunteers would then have to bring items from the separate produce and refrigerator/freezer sections. Thanks to a crew of volunteers, all of these items are now in one place. Submitted photo
Spring Valley Food Pantry has a new look
January 23, 2019 - 11:00am
December 6, 2018
In 2017, Pierce County Investigator Pete Koch was one of the many law enforcement officers that volunteered his time during Shop With A Cop. File photo
Shop with a Cop in its fourth year
December 6, 2018 - 11:00am
November 26, 2018
The Free Clinic of Pierce and St. Croix Counties is looking to make connections beyond River Falls, where it's located, to other communities that it serves, especially Hudson. The clinic is looking for donations from Hudson that will be matched by a grant from the Hudson Hospital Foundation, but only until the end of the year. Rebecca Mariscal / RiverTown Multimedia
Free Clinic searching for 'champions' in Hudson
November 26, 2018 - 4:26pm
English Lutheran Church youth Halle Schmidt, Emily Groen, Mia Gardas and Jenna Bechel gather donations for Thanksgiving basket donations. Photos courtesy of English Lutheran Church
English Lutheran provides Thanksgiving for others
November 26, 2018 - 4:00pm
November 12, 2018
Rick Bowen and Craig Miles are taking over running the annual food drive originally run by "Grumpy Old Men" Mel Germanson and Jerry Carter, with the help of a group of retired River Falls eduators. They're shown with some of those volunteers. From left are: David Cronk, Craig Miles, Rick Bowen, George Baumgartner, and Bill Halverson. Gretta Stark / RiverTown Multimedia.
'Grumpy Old Men' food drive torch passed to new group
November 12, 2018 - 8:00am
November 11, 2018
Local collection sites set for Operation Christmas Child
November 11, 2018 - 9:00am
November 7, 2018
Sara Hove and Abby Koehn ring bells for the Salvation Army at Family Fresh in River Falls. Submitted photo
Red kettles count on enthusiastic bell ringers
November 7, 2018 - 3:00pm
November 6, 2018
English Lutheran Church youth collected food and created Thanksgiving "baskets" last year to distribute to area families in need. File photo
English Lutheran Church youth gather food for Thanksgiving baskets
November 6, 2018 - 8:00am
WESTconsin begins Mitten Tree campaign
November 6, 2018 - 5:00am
October 29, 2018
Food pantry representatives pictured with the “big” check for $12,000 from Pierce Pepin Cooperative Services’ Operation Round Up® program: Jennifer Thatcher, Executive Director Hunger Prevention Council; Candice Anderson, River Falls Food Pantry; Chris Tackmann,  Pierce Pepin Cooperative Services; Joan Nabbefeld, Plum City Pantry and Nolan DeMarce, Elmwood Food Pantry. Submitted photo.
Food shelves benefit from electric bill 'round ups'
October 29, 2018 - 1:40pm
October 26, 2018
Artist Lizzy Rodewald painted relaxing, outdoor scenes in the Have A Heart Farm respite bedrooms, including the Have A Heart backyard, a treehouse and the River Falls Swinging Bridge. Submitted photos
Prescott Foundation grant puts joy on Have A Heart's walls
October 26, 2018 - 4:00pm
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