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Julie Keller, Executive Director, Women's Fund

Alarming rise in mental health issues among teen girls sparks urgent community response

Teen girls experience record high levels of violence, sadness and suicide risk amid “significant” and “heartbreaking” declines in youth health and well-being overall, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Most teen girls (57%) felt persistently sad or hopeless in 2021, double the rate for teen boys (29%). Nearly 1 in 3 […]

A powerful gift of eCPR training from generous girls

Lynn McLaughlin, founder of DandAlliance, LLC, has been through multiple grant interviews, but she says one with Girl-Powered Giving program participants was the one of the most in-depth. “The girls were all engaged and asking questions,” McLaughlin says. “It was wonderful to see what we were doing resonated with them.” Offered through the Women’s Fund […]

National Philanthropy Day about giving of ourselves

National Philanthropy Day is November 17, locally presented by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Northeast Wisconsin Chapter. Your Community Foundation is a presenting sponsor, along with Greater Green Bay Community Foundation, Oshkosh Area Community Foundation and U.S. Venture. Yesterday, November 15, marked National Philanthropy Day. The purpose of this day is to recognize and […]

National Philanthropy Day 2021 celebrates the impact makers

National Philanthropy Day is November 17, locally presented by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Northeast Wisconsin Chapter.  Your Community Foundation is a presenting sponsor, along with Greater Green Bay Community Foundation, Oshkosh Area Community Foundation and U.S. Venture. It’s November, and that means we are looking forward to National Philanthropy Day! This year the […]