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. 


Tuesday - November 5, 2019

Connection Cafe, Sacred Heart

1 PM-2:30 PM

Sacred Heart Parish, 222 East Fremont, Appleton Across from St Elizabeth Hospital, Use Door #11 underneath the carport, located in the parking lot off Madison St.

Event Details

Tuesday - November 5, 2019

Connection Cafe, Sacred Heart

The Thanksgiving holiday reminds us that we should be thankful for the people we love and the things we have. What are you grateful for? We are especially thankful for the talents of Marcia Miller as she leads us in decorating holiday plates to adorn our tables this season.  Special thanks toMichelle Graf of Care Patrol for supporting our Café today by providing supplies and refreshments.

1 PM-2:30 PM

Sacred Heart Parish, 222 East Fremont, Appleton Across from St Elizabeth Hospital, Use Door #11 underneath the carport, located in the parking lot off Madison St.

Thursday - November 21, 2019

Connection Cafe, Christ the King ,Combined Locks

12 PM - 2 PM

Christ the King Lutheran Church, 601 S Washington St, Combined Locks. Use doors underneath the overhang, adjacent to the parking lot.

Event Details

Thursday - November 21, 2019

Connection Cafe, Christ the King ,Combined Locks

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” in Kimberly will call the numbers and lead us in BINGO! Come on down for a good time. Fun and Prizes are guaranteed. 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. Use doors underneath the overhang, adjacent to the parking lot.

Wednesday - November 27, 2019

Connection Cafe, Little Chute Library

1 PM- 2:30 PM

Little Chute Public Library, 625 Grand Ave, Little Chute Meeting Room S2/S3

Event Details

Wednesday - November 27, 2019

Connection Cafe, Little Chute Library

Get ready for the upcoming holiday season and create your very own Ugly Christmas Sweater. Bring an old sweater, shirt, sweatshirt, blazer, etc and we will supply the trimmings for you to create your very own Ugly Christmas Sweater Masterpiece.  Special thanks to Michelle Graf of Care Patrol for supporting our Café today by providing supplies and refreshments. 

1 PM- 2:30 PM

Little Chute Public Library, 625 Grand Ave, Little Chute Meeting Room S2/S3

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!

Thank You

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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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