Inspiring people to give back to the community we love.
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Donor Advised Fund
“We love Door County and fully understand that this community it is what it is because of the generous people here. We have given what we can, but it is the generosity of many people who are like-minded who make a difference. We can’t do anything alone. And I’m not sure we would want to. The sense of collaboration is what makes Door County special.”
- Don & Coggin Heeringa
“One of the things that serving on an interfaith board in Manhattan did is that it gave me a great awareness of the importance of people giving something back, if they can, to their community. I want to give back to this community which I feel has done so much for me. The Door County Community Foundation seems to fill that function so well.”
- Lee Traven
“I served for many years on the Community Foundation's Board with Ruth and knew her personally for even longer. She and Hartley were wonderfully generous people who always felt the call to return to Door County every year. For her, the Community Foundation was a way to touch every aspect of life in this community she so loved."
- John Herlache;
Board of Directors of the
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