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Rebecca Nicholson

Guess What…. You’re the Teacher!

July 30, 2020by: Chad Welch, Community Impact Coordinator – Education Over the last three months of school, I quite unexpectedly found myself educating my eighth grade daughter at home. Whether due to COVID-19 or some other unforeseen event, families may… Continue Reading →

Parents Supporting Parents: Local Advisory Council

Parents Supporting Parents: A Wisconsin Parent Partner Model, is an evidence-based model aimed at empowering parents with lived child protective services experience as mentors to parents currently involved in the system, while integrating the voice of lived experience into the… Continue Reading →

Parents Supporting Parents

Background For the past several years, the Department of Children and Families (DCF) has been researching active models for promoting family engagement and the value of lived experience in driving system-change. DCF explored many different models and selected Iowa’s Parent… Continue Reading →

Summer Fun Activities #4

July 27, 2020by: Chad Welch, Community Impact Coordinator – Education Games and Activities #4 Some of the best parenting advice I ever received was: “When it rains, play in the rain.” There are ways of making the best out of… Continue Reading →

Summer Exercise

June 30, 2020by: Cami PeggarCommunity Impact Coordinator of HealthUnited Way of Door County Let’s Get Physical(While also working those brains) Let’s face it, kids need to move. They need to move a lot. It’s hard for kids to sit still… Continue Reading →

Summer Water Activities

June 30, 2019by: Cami PeggarCommunity Impact Coordinator of HealthUnited Way of Door County Keeping kid’s active during summer When it comes to kids, exercise is extremely important. It helps build their muscles and bones, maintain a healthy body weight, prevents… Continue Reading →

Healthy Door County 2020: Try-A-Thon

Let’s eat healthy!The 2020 Try-A-Thon is an opportunity for kids and families to try different produce that can be grown in Door County.On the activity sheet you will find a list of fruits and vegetables for you and your family… Continue Reading →

Summer in the Time of COVID-19

Wow! Summer vacation sure looks different! Summer break will no doubt be different for families all over the world this year. Should we gather? Can we gather? Is it safe yet? How long with these masks? The questions go on… Continue Reading →

WRAP Program

LakeshoreCAP has officially rolled out the WRAP program. This program can provide rental assistance to those who have been affected by COVID-19. If you have lost income due to COVID-19 , you may apply for rental assistance through the WRAP… Continue Reading →

2020 YMCA Summer Foods Program

July 02, 2020by: Rebecca Nicholson Today marks the first day of the 2020 YMCA Summer Foods Program.   

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