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Local Shelters Battling Affordable Housing Shortage (NBC26, 8/2/21)

Wisconsin Nonprofit Wins FHLB Award (Credit Union Times, 5/26/2021)

Fox Valley couple volunteering together for more than 30 years (NBC26, 4/19/2021)

Pillars helping the forgotten get registered for the COVID-19 vaccine (WFRV, 4/2/2021) 

Snow sculpture brings joy and help for the homeless (WBAY, 2/18/2021)

As temperatures fall, homeless shelters are more needed than ever. Meeting those needs can be a challenge during a pandemic. (Green Bay Press Gazette, 2/10/2021)

Frigid temperatures pose danger to local homeless population (FOX 11, 2/9/2021)

A Reality Check: Point-in-Time Count on a Frigid Night Brings Homelessness Into Focus in Appleton (Spectrum News 1, 2/4/2021)

Shelters preparing for COVID-19 vaccine distribution (WBAY, 2/4/2021)

Volunteers participate in national Point-in-Time count in the Fox Cities (WBAY, 1/28/2021)

Celebrating Volunteers: A partnership helping keep roofs over people’s heads (NBC26, 1/28/2021)

The Long Road Back: Wisconsin Man Battling Stigma of Homelessness, Criminal Past as He Tries to Recapture His Life (Spectrum News 1, 12/30/2020)

Shelters continue to provide essential service amid the pandemic this Christmas (WFRV, 12/23/2020)

Pillars uses grant funding to invest in bunk beds, case manager position at adult shelter (WBAY, 11/25/2020)

Fox Valley groups aim to raise $30,000 in 30 days to support homeless (NBC26, 11/18/2020)

Wisconsin Shelter Prepares for Colder Weather, Pandemic (Spectrum News 1, 10/28/2020)

Breaking down the eviction crisis

You’ve watched and heard and read lots of news this year about eviction. Laws aimed to prevent it. Landlords and…

An Ascend Success Story

Ascend is a semi-independent program of Pillars that provides supportive services and independent living skills for young adults living with…

What is the Point-in-Time Count?

On July 28 volunteers from Pillars participated in the Point-in-Time (PIT) count. The PIT count is a count of sheltered…

The Vaccine Comes to Pillars

Part of the Pillars mission is to provide support and solutions to address the needs of some of the community’s…

Thank you, volunteers!

They provide homecooked meals made with love. They serve those meals to hungry clients hoping to fill their bellies and…

Client Corner: Alyssa’s* Story

Individuals served at Pillars often share feedback about their experience. Alyssa recently received assistance through the Pillars Diversion and Prevention…

So you want to give? What you need to know about in-kind donations

Every year, the giving spirit of people in our community overwhelms and humbles us. You play such an important role…

Monthly Recap

In order to keep you informed and aware, Pillars plans to keep you updated through Monthly Recaps highlighting program and…

Monthly Recap

In order to keep you informed and aware, Pillars plans to keep you updated through Monthly Recaps highlighting program and…

Pillars In The News

Hear about how Pillars is adapting volunteer services to better serve clients & enable volunteers in the Appleton area.  https://www.wbay.com/2020/07/09/pillars-reopen-appleton-shelters-now-in-need-of-volunteers/

Monthly Recap

In order to keep you informed and aware, Pillars plans to keep you updated through Monthly Recaps highlighting program and…

Conversations over Coffee: Point-In-Time

February 6, 2020 Point-In-Time has become more than a homeless count Point-In-Time (PIT) is a coordinated effort throughout the nation…

Video: Talking Home with Pillars

  Thank you to Image Studios for their in-kind contribution in the creation of “Talking Home with Pillars.”

Conversations over Coffee: Pillars Shelter Programs

December 5, 2019 Shelter is the backbone on which Pillars exists. This morning during our Conversations over Coffee, we welcomed…

Celebration Over Coffee: Pillars Celebrates One-Year Aniversary

Celebration Over Coffee                                                                                    Pillars Celebrates One-Year Anniversary   During our October Celebration over Coffee, 17 members of the community joined…

Pillars Newsletter: Summer 2019 Edition

In our Summer 2019 Edition of our newsletter, you will read about: Sound Lab: Taking a Creative Approach to Sharing…

Conversations over Coffee with Pillars: Diversion services provide alternatives to shelter

August 1, 2019 This morning we welcomed Pillars Diversion Case Manager, Luanne Witthuhn to lead our Conversations over Coffee. Pillars…

Summertime Match 2019

Summertime. And the livin’ is easy. The sound of Ella Fitzgerald’s smooth, full voice plays in my head as I…

Pillars Art Jam Featured in Valley Review Article

The Valley Review posted an article about the Pillars Art Jam event. We appreciate their help in raising awareness of…

Housing, homeless agencies will be stronger as Pillars

With an eye on improved outcomes for the people they serve, the Fox Valley Warming Shelter, Homeless Connections and the…