Category Archives: General

Spring planting

Posted on May 28, 2021 by

Despite the cool weather, this week at COTS, residents and staff planted our Hoop House for the summer! Cucumbers, tomatoes, peppers, and corn all went in the ground. Our Hoop House provides fresh veggies to residents, as well as an on-site activity during the summer… Read More

Campus of Change Update

Posted on Jun 26, 2017 by

COTS held an update to thank donors for their contributions to our Campus of Change campaign that began last year and is putting in place the final updates and repairs. The extent of the makeover is incalculable. Almost every room got a new coat of paint, the… Read More

You Can Help Us Reach Our Goal!

Posted on Aug 24, 2016 by

In 2016, we anticipate serving approximately 150 individuals experiencing homelessness in the Fox Valley. Each of these individuals is provided with the following items upon move-in: NEW twin sheet sets NEW twin comforters or quilts (solid colors) NEW bath towel sets (bath towel, hand towel… Read More

‘Tis the Season of Giving

Posted on Dec 30, 2015 by

During this year’s holiday party, COTS residents, staff and board members were welcomed by a plethora of delicious food, festive music, and last but not least an enthusiastic volunteer dressed as an elf! Thanks to the wonderful donation of Festival Foods gift cards from Avenue Jewelers, the meal… Read More

“Greatest Possible Impact”

Posted on Oct 29, 2015 by

Pierce Manufacturing team teaches residents how to be effective job seekers Hands shot up around the room as eager residents asked questions about job seeking that they had always wondered about. Throughout August and October, volunteers from the marketing department at Pierce Manufacturing, an Oshkosh… Read More

Surviving His Story

Posted on Oct 29, 2015 by

A COTS Resident Testimonial Storm Damage Necessitates Change Simon was living in Grand Chute when a terrible storm came rolling through. The home that he was renting, as well as both of his vehicles, suffered severe damage from a tree that was uprooted during the storm.… Read More

A Purpose-Filled Life

Posted on Sep 21, 2015 by

Written by a resident of COTS’ Women’s Program I came to live at COTS after being in treatment for my alcoholism.  I knew that I couldn’t return to my old surroundings, so I made the decision to separate myself from my grown children and recreate… Read More

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