(APPLETON, WIS.) August 12, 2020: The U.S. Venture Open raised $4,420,455 through partner donations, an all-day media-thon and online auction. The 35th annual U.S. Venture Open looked very different this year – with no golfing or celebration dinner at Van Abel’s of Hollandtown. The U.S. Venture Open is proud to have raised more than $51 million throughout the history ...
(APPLETON, WIS.) July 20, 2020: Leaders from the U.S. Venture Open and the Basic Needs Giving Partnership are responding to growing need among charitable organizations due to the pandemic by making additional funds available immediately. The announcement includes the following to support nonprofits focused on ending poverty in Northeast Wisconsin:
Given the extraordi...
(APPLETON, WIS.) June 18, 2020: U.S. Venture announces this year’s U.S. Venture Open charity event will take a different form in response to the coronavirus pandemic. This year marks the 35th year of the event and while there will be major changes from previous years, the aim continues to be raising millions of dollars to end poverty in Northeast Wisconsin. Last year th...
(APPLETON, WI) — August 14, 2019 — More than 1,260 attendees raised $5.2 million at the U. S. Venture Open, the nation’s single largest one-day charitable event dedicated to ending poverty along with guest of honor Matthew McConaughey. At the end of the event, organizers announced a $925,000 gift to the charity from the David A. Thiede estate. Thiede, a Menasha resi...
(Appleton, WI) May 15, 2019 — U.S. Venture, Inc. announces the Oscar-winning actor, producer, and philanthropist Matthew McConaughey will be this year’s celebrity guest at the U.S. Venture Open, which will be held on Wednesday, August 14, 2019. The funds raised at the annual event help end poverty in Northeast Wisconsin.
McConaughey is most recognized for his icon...
(APPLETON, WI) — December 19, 2018 — Nearly $1.6 million has been awarded to 135 nonprofit organizations supporting innovative programs helping those in need throughout Northeast Wisconsin. Collaborating nonprofits/organizations were granted funds for programs addressing the root causes of poverty through the community foundations in Green Bay, Fox Valley and Oshkosh....
(APPLETON, WI) — August 8, 2018— More than 1,100 attendees raised $4.13 million in the U. S. Venture Open, the nation’s single largest one-day charitable event dedicated to ending poverty. Michael Phelps spent the day golfing at the event and treating dinner guests to a live interview.
Phelps said attending the U.S. Venture Open was an easy decision.
(Appleton, WI) Feb 27, 2018— U.S. Venture, Inc. announces the most decorated Olympian of all time, Michael Phelps, will be this year’s celebrity guest at the U.S. Venture Open. The 2018 U.S. Venture Open
will be held on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 and funds raised from the annual event help end poverty in Northeast Wisconsin.
When he retired from competitive swimmin...
(APPLETON, WI) — December 13, 2017 — More than $5.56 million in grants to more than 200 nonprofit organizations are supporting innovative programs helping those in need throughout Northeast Wisconsin. One hundred and sixty-three collaborating nonprofits/organizations were granted funds for programs addressing the root causes of poverty through the Community Foundation...
(APPLETON, WI) — August 10, 2017 — Officials from the U.S. Venture Open confirm the one-day charity event raised $3,966,133 million. More than 865 golfers and 500 contributing partners raised funds to combat the root causes of poverty in the 32nd annual event. In three decades the event has raised more than $37 million with more than $18.3 million granted to nonprofit...