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You might see a big green and gold bus around the Northwoods and the U.P. and inside are members of the Green Bay Packers doing their annual Tailgate tour.

Tickets are going fast for a Friday evening event in Rhinelander to benefit Frederick House homeless shelter. Frederick House Director Tammy Modic says the stops include raising money for one local non-profit, and in Rhinelander, it's Frederick House.


A Nicolet College class has partnered with the Rhinelander-based Frederick Place Homeless Shelter in an effort to collect donations needed on a daily basis at the shelter.

Tarah Rappley is a Business student and to complete her degree needs to take on a project for the Service Learning Class. The students decided helping out Frederick Place was their project...

"....what we decided to do was set up donation bins at Trig's here in Rhinelander and also the Dollar Tree in Rhinelander to collect donations, even monetary donations...."

Northwoods Alliance For Temporary Housing

Tuesday(1/31/2017) was the sixth anniversary of Rhinelander's homeless shelter Frederick Place. This Saturday is a key fundraiser to help keep them operating .

The Fifth Anniversary Benefit is set for the Quality Inn on West Kemp Street in Rhinelander beginning at 5:30 p.m. 

Executive Director Tammy Modic says Frederick Place has been busy....


A fundraising event organized to raise money for the homeless shelter in Rhinelander is set for next week.

The 6th annual "Soup For Shelter" provides the public a chance to enjoy soup and bread from Northwoods restaurants, but it also is a key fundraiser to maintain Frederick Place says Executive Director Tammy Modic...

"'s a free will offering where we will have close to 10 different businesses that are donating some delicious soups. People can try as many as they like for that free will offering...."


It’s the holiday season and a time for giving.  That spirit of giving has a big impact year-round on Frederick Place, the temporary housing shelter in Rhinelander that serves 5 counties in the Northwoods. 

One day in November, the doorbell rang at Frederick Place. It was a 5 year-old boy, who’d come with his money to donate his $30 of birthday money to help the homeless. Heartwarming and unexpected gifts like these are starting to show up more often, says Executive Director Tammy Modic.

November is National Hunger and Homeless Awareness Month. The Northwoods Alliance for Temporary Housing and Frederick Place, the homeless shelter in Rhinelander, are gearing up for campaigns to fulfill their mission of providing shelter for the homeless.

Frederick Place Executive Director Tammy Modic says the public can make a direct donation of a dollar at area businesses....

Volunteers will be scouring four counties this Wednesday night to tally the area’s homeless population. 

The point-in-time count is conducted by a coalition of groups called Northern Wisconsin Initiative to Stop Homelessness, including Oneida County UW Extension and Forward Service Corporation.  It covers Forest, Langlade, Oneida and Vilas Counties. 

Coordinator Lori Hallas explains the count is an important tool to measure the homeless population.

A key fundraiser for the Northwoods homeless shelter happens this Saturday.

The annual "Soup For Shelter" supports the Northwoods Alliance for Temporary Housing and the shelter, Frederick Place, in Rhinelander. The shelter is used by persons from Oneida, Vilas, Lincoln, Forest and Langlade counties.

Director Tammy Modic says the event nourishes everyone involved...

The Northern Wisconsin Initiative To Stop Homelessness Continuum of Care will conduct their bi-annual count of the homeless on July 31.

Lori Hallas from Forward Service Corporation says the "Point In Time" count finds volunteers and staff going out in the region to get an idea of how many people are without shelter....

"....right now we're looking at the cities of Rhinelander, Minocqua, Eagle River, Crandon and Antigo...."