Virtual Celebrations Our seniors were shortchanged from their high school experience. They were born in the devastation of 9/11 and graduating during the COVID 19 Pandemic. No prom, no cap & and gown, no ceremony, no pictures with high school friends, no presentation of diploma in front of family and friends, no celebrating their high […]
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We’re living in uncertain times. We hear about the challenges our healthcare workers, essentials workers like grocery store employees, police officers, and EMS workers deal with every day. We have seen teachers and school staff members that are touching base with their students, friends and families being apart due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. It is […]
A Safe & Healthy Community Safe & Healthy Communities (SHC) is a local community coalition comprised of a variety of health professionals focused on addressing substance abuse in Wexford and Missaukee Counties. Their mission is to build and mobilize a comprehensive, community-wide social movement to substantially reduce substance abuse in our extended communities. . Unfortunately, […]
Focusing on what really matters. At the end of January the Cadillac Area Community Foundation (CACF), CACF Youth Advisory Committee, the Missaukee Area Community Foundation (MACF), and MACF Youth Advisory Committee partnered to help fund a student program. The program, presented by national speaker Tony Hoffman, covered his battles with anxiety, depression, drug addiction, and […]
Investing in People is investing in the Future. That is the Key to Success for Non-Profit Organizations! An organization’s success lies in the professionalism, compassion, vision, competence, and expertise of the people within the organization. Nonprofit work is known to be mission-driven. Often achievement comes with pushing yourself and your team to its limit. In […]
The holidays are my favorite time of year as we all take time to give more to others and reflect on everything for which we are thankful. As I reflect on 2019, the Cadillac Area Community Foundation is proud to have played a part in a number of activities that have led to positive results […]
Plan Your Year End Giving November is flying by and 2020 will be here before we know it. As you check off items from your end-of-the-year checklist, don’t forget that Dec. 31 is the last day to make charitable contributions in order to receive a tax receipt for the 2019 fiscal year.
What it means to be a Blue Zones Community Blue Zones are specific areas, across the world, where the residents enjoy the happiest, healthiest, and longest lives. Their immediate environment supports their lifestyle choices and well-being. At its most basic, the Blue Zones Project is a community well-being improvement initiative designed to change the way […]
Teaching Our Youth to be Charitable September is back to school month for many homes, and the student led CACF Youth Advisory Committee is excited for another year of grant-making and volunteering in the Community. Experts believe that no age is too young to introduce giving to your children. Teaching our youth to be charitable […]
Becoming a Healthy Community – Changing Culture! Recently, I participated in a Strategic Planning Session to reduce substance abuse in the Cadillac Area. Opioids, methadone, heroin, and student vaping were the topics. Session participants included personnel from many fields including medical and mental health, law enforcement, judicial, governmental, social services, nonprofit organizations, ministerial, educational, as […]