Making Connections Inc
Resources for Older Adults

Honoring older adults by reducing isolation and providing them resources, support, programs and social opportunities.

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Connection Cafes & Meet Up Events

Connection Cafés are social engagement programs designed to create and replace lost social connections and reduce isolation. Connection Café activities include themed reminiscing, art, music, community service projects and intergenerational programs. 


12/3/2019

Connection Cafe

1pm - 3pm

Sacred Heart Parish, 222 East Fremont St, Appleton

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12/3/2019

Connection Cafe

Tuesday, December 3, Sacred Heart 1 PM  Many of us celebrate the holidays including decorating a Christmas tree and sending cards to the ones we love.  What do you remember about the Christmas traditions of your childhood?  We will also try our hand at creating a Christmas decoration as well as a personalized card for you to give to a loved on.  Special thanks to Michelle Graf of Care Patrol for supporting our Café today by providing supplies and refreshments.

1pm - 3pm

Sacred Heart Parish, 222 East Fremont St, Appleton

12/19/2020

Connection Cafe

12 pm - 2 pm

Christ the King Lutheran Church, 601 S Washington St, Combined Locks

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12/19/2020

Connection Cafe

Thursday, December 19, Christ the King 1 PM Join community members for the monthly “Kings Feast” potluck at 12 Noon. Our connection café will follow the potluck lunch at approximately 12:30.  Musical entertainment will be the centerpiece of our café as Bill & Karen Lueders lead us in holiday favorites. Please be aware that Christ the King is a cinnamon free zone (gum, snacks, candy, perfume etc) due to severe allergies of several members.

12 pm - 2 pm

Christ the King Lutheran Church, 601 S Washington St, Combined Locks

12/26/2019

NO CONNECTION CAFE TODAY

All day

Little Chute Library

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12/26/2019

NO CONNECTION CAFE TODAY

Thursday, December 26, Little Chute Library 1 PM  No Connection Café today. Merry Christmas! We hope you can spend this week treasuring family and friends. 

All day

Little Chute Library

1/7/2020

Connection Cafe

1pm - 3pm

Sacred Heart Parish, 222 East Fremont St, Appleton

Event Details

1/7/2020

Connection Cafe

Tuesday, January 7, Sacred Heart 1 PM  Did you make a New Year Resolution? Join us for a belated NEW YEAR’s celebration. We will contemplate what each of us plans for the new year and make a personalized 2020 ”to-do” list. Special thanks to Michelle Graf of Care Patrol for supporting our Café today by providing supplies and refreshments.

1pm - 3pm

Sacred Heart Parish, 222 East Fremont St, Appleton

1/16/2020

Connection Cafe

12 pm - 2pm

Christ the King in LIttle Chute, 601 S Washington St, Combined Locks

Event Details

1/16/2020

Connection Cafe

Thursday, January 16, Christ the King 1 PM Join community members for the monthly “Kings Feast” potluck at 12 Noon. Our connection café will follow the potluck lunch at approximately 12:30. Terri, Sara and the staff from “Frontida Assisted Living” have a surprise event planned for us. Stay tuned for more information as it is available.  Please be aware that Christ the King is a cinnamon free zone (gum, snacks, candy, perfume etc) due to severe allergies of several members.

12 pm - 2pm

Christ the King in LIttle Chute, 601 S Washington St, Combined Locks

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About Us

How We're Helping

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We are a northeastern Wisconsin not-for-profit organization focused on honoring older adults in our community.  With the help of our tireless staff and committed volunteers, we organize social outings, include friends in exciting community-building events, provide educational sessions to our friends and their care partners, and offer support navigating the changing landscape that comes with aging.

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Are you passionate about what we're doing? Let us know! We are always looking for volunteers to help us make our vision a reality. We'll help you find a way to volunteer that best suits you. We're excited to have you join the team!

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Whether you help through monetary donations, volunteering your time, or spreading our mission through word-of-mouth, thank you. We couldn't accomplish our goals without the help of supporters like you. 

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