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...

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...

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...

Regional Coverage for La Crosse Promise

The good news about the impact we are making is spreading! Two publications from neighboring Iowa recently featured La Crosse Promise. The Gazette- Cedar Rapids, IA.  March 10, 2019 Brian Fukuda, Community Development Specialist at La Crosse County and one of the...
Future Center Fair 2019

Future Center Fair 2019

We are very excited to host the Future Center Fairs at Logan and Central High Schools. Nearly 1000 students participated, with 55 businesses and community organizations represented. WXOW Coverage News 8000 Coverage