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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.