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Author Archives: Jen Peeters

A Brand New Start

Posted on May 19, 2021 by

Starting Point 2.0 graduate reflects on lessons learned by Lindsey Fox, Women’s Fund volunteer Four years ago, Alex Mischler, a single mother to a 14-month-old son and 9-year-old daughter, captured the hearts of many at the Women’s Fund. Alex was embarking on a new journey […]

Honor Her this Mother’s Day

Posted on Apr 23, 2021 by

When my Mom passed away, I took on the duty and the honor of writing her obituary. After the rest of the household was asleep, I settled in with my computer on my lap and wrote the story of her life for the community to […]

2020 Girls’ Grantmaking Project Impact continues

Posted on Apr 16, 2021 by

By Angie Ceranski, Women’s Fund Volunteer The Women’s Fund’s Girls’ Grantmaking Project (GGP) gathers area high school girls each spring to participate in a leadership training, community education and grantmaking program. Last March, 17 participants from Freedom, Little Chute, Kaukauna and Kimberly high schools gathered […]

International Women’s Day – March 8, 2021

Posted on Mar 5, 2021 by

Strike the #ChooseToChallenge pose In honor of International Women’s Day, will you #ChooseToChallenge and call out gender bias, stereotypes and discrimination every time you see it? Raise your hand high to reinforce and show solidarity. What’s the #ChooseToChallenge pose? Raise your hand up high. Hold your […]

Scholarship Opportunities

Posted on Feb 26, 2021 by

Two great scholarships are available for graduating high school females interested in nursing, pre-medicine or education. See our website for all the details and application information. https://womensfundfvr.org/grants…/college-scholarships/

New Women’s Fund Grant Opportunity

Posted on Jan 22, 2021 by

Women’s Fund Accepting Grant Applications to Need is Now Fund The Women’s Fund for the Fox Valley Region is excited to offer a new grant opportunity in 2021. The Need is Now Fund has been created in partnership with a donor advised fund within the Women’s Fund […]