Shopko Foundation gives $2.5 million in final gift to the community

GREEN BAY, Wis. — The closing of Shopko doesn’t only mean the disappearance of thousands of jobs, it’s also a devastating loss to local organizations who rely on grants from the company’s charitable foundation. In the past 39 years, the Shopko Foundation has given over $35 million in grants to support everything from health to education. On Tuesday, the Foundation’s Michelle Hansen went on a farewell tour to hand out one last gift to the community, and she invited NBC26 to join her.

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