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  • Connexus Cares2021-04-06T10:41:36-05:00

    Connexus Cares

    With so many people in need of food, shelter, and care, we’re committed to supporting the organizations that keep our communities healthy and thriving. Why? Because Connexus Cares.

    Connexus Cares Makes $1 Million Donation to Wausau Community Partners Campus

    Connexus Cares is proud to announce our largest donation to date: $1 million to the Wausau Community Partners Campus (CPC). CPC is a newly formed non-profit center with the goal of offering functional, collaborative, shared spaces that house organizations with a mission-driven purpose and focus on food, clothing, shelter, medical care, mental health, and social wellbeing.

    More than 15,000 members of the Marathon County community are projected to benefit from the services provided within CPC each year. Connexus Cares is excited to play a role in the formative stages of CPC and looks forward to seeing the positive changes it brings in the coming years.

    To read more about this donation, see the press release in our Media Center. You can also learn more about how CPC will help our communities.

    By the Numbers: A Closer Look at Our Giving

    Since the start of Connexus Cares, we have donated time and money to nearly 100 food pantries, homeless shelters, and national charities across the country. Those organizations are specifically chosen for the incredible work they do nationally and locally.

    $3,212,137 Total Donated Since December 2018


    Food Pantries


    Homeless Shelters


    National Charities/Sponsorships


    At-Risk Youth Programs


    Senior Services


    Veteran Programs


    Connexus Employee Programming


    COVID-19 Relief


    Major Campaigns

    Real Stories: Turning Dreams Into Realities

    We’ve helped the organizations we support not only sustain their offerings, but expand upon them as well. This means fewer children will go hungry and more families will have a safe, comfortable place to sleep at night.

    But don’t just take our word for it. Listen to some of the charities we’ve impacted.

    Stepping Up: How Connexus Employees Give Back

    While we’ve provided financial support to many charities, we’ve also encouraged our employees to help others in need. We offer all employees Volunteer Time Off (VTO) hours to support their local non-profits.

    2,695 Hours

    Total Volunteer Hours Used by Connexus Employees

    Connexus employees volunteering
    Connexus employees have dedicated their time to helping those in need.


    Total Raised by Team Connexus for 2020 Relay For Life

    Connexus employees at Relay for Life event
    Team Connexus was the No. 1 ranked Relay For Life team in the North Region in 2019.

    The Organizations Connexus Cares Has Supported

    • American Cancer Society
    • Aspirus Health Foundation — Family House
    • Avenues for Homeless Youth
    • Bethany House Services
    • Blessings in a Backpack
    • City Gospel Mission
    • Community Action Partnership of Strafford County
    • Cross Roads House
    • Dover Children’s Home
    • Evergreen Community Initiatives Warming Center
    • Family Crisis Center
    • Forrest’s Run
    • Freestore Foodbank
    • Gather
    • Gigi’s Playhouse
    • Greater Twin Cities United Way
    • HAVEN, Inc.
    • Higher Ground Shelter
    • Interfaith Food Pantry
    • Jo Jo’s Jungle
    • Light the Night
    • MAC Home — Merrill
    • Marshfield Clinic Foundation — Children’s Miracle Network
    • My Friend’s Place Homeless Shelter
    • Never Forgotten Honor Flight
    • Operation Bootstrap
    • Peyton’s Promise
    • Rapids Family Backpacks Program
    • Ronald McDonald House Charities of Marshfield
    • Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Cincinnati
    • Ronald McDonald House Charities, Upper Midwest
    • Salvation Army (Stevens Point)
    • Salvation Army (Wausau)
    • Second Harvest Heartland
    • Shelter House: David & Rebecca Barron for Men
    • Shelter House: Esther Marie Hatton for Women
    • Sheridan Story
    • Society of St. Vincent de Paul — Merrill
    • South Wood County Emerging Pantry Shelf
    • St. Anne’s Place/Haven Housing
    • St. Francis — St. Joseph Catholic Worker House
    • Stevens Point Area YMCA
    • The Family Center
    • The Food Group
    • The Neighbor’s Place
    • The Open Door of Marathon County
    • The Food Group
    • The Women’s Community
    • United Way of the Greater Seacoast
    • United Way of Marathon County
    • United Way of South Wood & Adams County
    • Wausau Community Warming Shelter
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