Season of Giving

The Parenting Place has so many programs that help grown ups that care about kids in La Crosse, Sparta, and Tomah. They provide FREE resources and programs for Parents, grandparents, guardians, care givers, and more! Executive Director, Jodi Widuch, joined us to talk about some of the ways they support our community. The Parenting Place […]

The mission of Cia Siab, Inc. is to provide culturally empowering advocacy to the Hmoob Community through holistic support services, with the revitalization of the Hmoob language and culture as the foundation. They’ve been doing great work in our community since 2016. We spoke with Executive Director, Dr. Xong Xiong, to learn more about all […]

Coulee Region Retired and Senior Volunteer Program, RSVP, has been serving La Crosse and Monroe counties since 1973. Through collaboration with community nonprofit organizations, we provide meaningful volunteer experiences for individuals age 55 and better in our community. We caught up with RSVP Administrator, Rebecca Brueggeman, to learn more about the organization! RSVP invites these […]

Adult & Teen Challenge is a long-term, faith-based drug and alcohol recovery center serving women 18+. They’re located at 2507 Weston Street in La Crosse, WI, inside the Family and Children’s Center (but not affiliated). This program is specifically designed to help individuals find healing and ultimate freedom from chemical dependencies Executive Director, Kevin Schaler […]

The La Crosse Area Suicide Prevention Initiative is committed to promoting awareness that suicide is a public health problem that is preventable. Their goals are to educate, advocate, provide access to resources, and promote safety, among other things. We spoke with The La Crosse Area Suicide Prevention Initiative Board Member, Deb Mahr, about the organization and […]

Imagine hitting rock bottom. What does that look like? Perhaps you lose your job, or a serious illness wreaks havoc on your body. Debts pile up. Situations pile on. It doesn’t take much to destroy the delicate balance between having it all and losing everything. Disaster is merciless.   Take a deep breath. My goal isn’t to trigger a full-blown anxiety attack, especially […]

Coulee Recovery Center provides a safe space for people struggling with substance use disorder. They hold meetings where members of our community are able to share with others in recovery. They provide recovery coaches and even have a new recovery based coffee shop! We spoke with Executive Director Cheryl Hancock to learn more about the […]

The La Crosse Community Foundation just celebrated their 90th Anniversary helping people in our area. They have over 250 different funds total, and they also provide a great way to start a foundation! We spoke with Executive Director, Jamie Schloegel, to find out more about how they do what they do: Another great thing about […]

Catholic Charities ─ Providing Hope, Changing Lives, Serving AllThey serve 19 counties with so many programs to help our community, not only during the holidays, but year round! We spoke with Karen Becker, Director of Marketing for Catholic Charities, to learn more about how they help the community: You can find more info on making […]

The Salvation Army’s slogan is “Doing the Most Good” and they live up to it. They give those without a home a safe and warm place to stay and their kitchen serves 3 meals a day! We spoke with Christina Knudsen, Development Director of The Salvation Army of La Crosse County, to find out more […]

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