Emma’s story-divi

School did not always come easy to Emma. Growing up severely dyslexic with moderate ADHD, Emma had trouble liking school. “I felt like I had to work harder than everyone else to find what worked for me. Once I figured that out, I really liked going to school, and they...

La Crosse Promise Names New Executive Director

Following an extensive search, the La Crosse Promise has hired Aaron Czappa as its new Executive Director. Czappa brings twenty years of experience in the nonprofit sector to La Crosse Promise’s innovative education programs. “I am very excited to accept the executive...

First Scholarship Awarded

This month, La Crosse Promise made the first installment toward an adult scholarship for one of our Promise homeowners. Michael D’Hondt moved to La Crosse from Detroit, Mich. in 2017 and purchased a Promise-eligible spec home (left) from Wied Investments in...

Hatfield Joins La Crosse Promise Board

May 20, 2019 — La Crosse Promise announces the addition of Adam Hatfield to its Board of Directors, beginning a three-year term this May. A Winona, Minn., native, Hatfield has lived in La Crosse since 2003 and is active in a variety of community and neighborhood...