Green Giving Funds

New Acorn Fund Will Grow to Support Pollinators and Clean Water

Brenna Lindsey-Schrupp and her father, Tom Lindsey A new Acorn Fund at ECCF will grow to support environmental organizations and their related programs, especially those that protect clean water and support pollinators. Fund creator Brenna Lindsey-Schrupp explained that she and her husband Matt established the Tom Lindsey Conservation Fund in honor of her dad because he’s “the best conservationist I know…We wanted to do something special for him to say ‘thank you’ for all that he has done.” Among many other things, Tom has helped Brenna…

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Jeffers Park Development Project Receives Major Donations

In July 2014, the Jeffers Park Development Project received generous gifts from Larry Reit of May's Floral and other donors.The Jeffers Park Development Project received a major boost with the announcement of significant donations to its fund at the Eau Claire Community Foundation. The fund has now rocketed past the halfway point to its $350,000 goal thanks to the very generous gifts from Larry Reit, who donated $100,000, and Steve Kristo, who donated $25,000. The Project’s mission is to plan and construct a five field baseball and softball complex, along…

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