FITS is currenly looking for new board members! We are an active 501c3 Non-Profit organization. Board members all volunteer throughout the year on different projects. There are a few weeks of the year that require more hours than the rest of the year...usually around Christmas time, the Spring & Fall Fundraiser and During the month of August for our Back to School Supply Drive.
The work is light. It is sorting or shopping, or mailing items, shopping for food and clothing, contacting families and donors...things of that nature.
We do have a monthly meeting where we have to discuss the business items of the month. This is also when we do all of our planning, budgeting, etc. If you are interested in helping out a great organization within the Dells Community or If you have a special skill set that you think you could bring to the organization, we would love to hear from you!
Please email email@example.com for more information! THANKS!
Families-In-Transition Support (FITS) Network is committed to helping low and moderate income families in the Wisconsin Dells School District have a positive educational experience by providing food, school supplies, clothing, and other services as needed. We work collaboratively with the local schools and other community services to facilitate additional resources in order to promote self-sufficient and healthy families.
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Our current programs:
1) Food - Snack Packs/Family Packs – Snack packs and family packs are offered on a weekly basis at the school.
2) Clothing - Winter Clothing & Back to School Clothing – Snow pants, hats, gloves, and boots are available to distribute when a need arises. Back to School Clothing is offered until September 15th of each school year.
3) School Supplies - School supplies and backpacks are offered to children as requested.
4) Kidz Klub Scholarships – We offer financial assistance to families in need of after school care for their children. We work directly with the Dells Area Parks & Recreation After School Program.
Families-In-Transition Support (FITS) Network was established as a collaborative effort between the Wisconsin Dells School District and Beacon House as a result of the needs of homeless and low-income children. FITS was launched in 2009 under Beacon House, the organization was re-ignited in July of 2011 when it was brought to our attention by Holly Waterman, a newly elected School Board Member, that there was a significant number of homeless and “food-insecure” students in the district that needed help.