Organizers are hard at working prepping for a free Christmas day meal in Appleton.
The Wisconsin Patriot Guard Riders are spreading holiday cheer to military service members and their families with a special program called Operation Christmas Angel.
A Fox Valley organization is helping parents in their darkest moments.
Now a local group is taking a stand against PTSD
A local family is helping in the fight against Rett Syndrome.
Drug addiction affects not only those with the disease, but also their friends and family. Now a new group is helping to provide support and education.
With the gun deer hunt just around the corner, a local group is making sure everyone gets their chance to bag a buck.
These students are taking their love of sports and helping others overcome life's challenges.
A Brown County agency is helping parents reconnect with their children by teaching them parenting and educational skills.
Packers player John Kuhn is helping to break the cycle of poverty in our community.
A local community garden is addressing the root cause of homelessness and poverty.
A Manitowoc woman with ALS is fighting for her life and raising awareness of the debilitating disease.
Some say it takes a village, now a special group of senior citizens are getting involved making a difference in the lives of children.
For nearly 5 years, a group from across Northeast Wisconsin has made it their mission to say "thank you to our vets"
World War II holds a key to our nation's history and EAA is making sure their sacrifice is not forgotten.
While school is out for summer, some very special community leaders are making sure kids stay active.
School's out for summer. While most kids are hanging out and having fun, a local teen is spending his days helping kids less fortunate.
We can all think of at least one person in our life who has made a difference.
A group of local students are embracing a little girl who isn't your typical toddler.
It can be difficult to find a time to shine for kids with special needs, but one local group is making it their mission to help the kids show off their talent.
With the competitive racing season just about in full swing, a local running group is making it their mission to make sure every athlete can take part.
World War II veterans are dying at an alarming rate.
Many families are struggling to make ends meet, rather than focusing on what's truly important.
Some local students are turning wood into a gift of gratitude for those serving on the front lines.
A teenage boy's lifetime dream is about to come true.
Mentors play such a huge role in the lives of children.
We're just weeks away from the excitement of high school prom.
Volunteers throughout the community are helping kids succeed while promoting literacy.
Oral health is noted as one of the biggest needs in the community.
For students at Denmark Elementary, gym class is a little different.
Animal welfare issues have taken center stage in recent media reports.
In a world of school shootings and bullying, some area high school students are making a positive impact.
A local community center is providing a unique service to the community.
For some soldiers, the wounds of war continue long after the battle's done.
The holiday season is known as a time for giving.
To those serving our country, the holidays can be a difficult time away from friends and family.
One local business is getting the community in the Christmas spirit.
For many kids, learning in school can seem a bit boring.
The holidays are all about sharing and caring, and now one local school is getting into the spirit.
The holidays are a time for families to come together and make special memories, but for some, it can be a lonely time.
It's the last recognition of a veteran.
A local man has taken retirement to a whole new level, spending 30,000 hours helping his community.
Learning how to read can be intimidating and scary for young children.
Volunteers are critical to our community, especially to the American Red Cross.
This week's "Hometown Hero" was never in the thick of combat in World War Two. But he and his protected a nearly barren location that kept allied troops in Europe well equipped. Now Bill Salutz honors all who've served in his singing. .
This week's "Hometown Hero" is a marine who fought a hard battle for a small pacific island in World War Two. Ray Kaquatosh also faced racism from the enemy and ....his fellow marines.
This Week's "Hometown Heroes" have two ties to history: World War Two and Wisconsin's only N-C-A-A Basketball Championship. The Badger men's team won the title just months before the U.S. entered World War Two. So what happened to the champs of 1941 during the war?
This week's "Hometown Hero" served as a military police officer in the first gulf war -- was part of military history in Europe -- and served in the National Guard. But Scott Adler also saw the toll service took on a friend. Local Five's Terry Kovarik shows us he's fighting to help veterans deal with post war issues.
This week's "Hometown Hero" enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps to getaway from trouble at home. His journey took him to Koream where he spent time as a prisoner of war. But Chuck Schommer also gave up one of his medals years later to help a dying man.