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Women’s Equality Day: What’s It Really About?

Posted on Aug 26, 2021 by

by Raquel Klarich, Media Specialist at Red Shoes Inc., Women’s Fund Volunteer More than 100 years ago women received the right to vote with the passing of the 19th Amendment. This great achievement is celebrated with a holiday known as Women’s Equality Day, celebrated each […]

Pandemic forces Harbor House program changes

Posted on Jul 26, 2021 by

By Kathy Voigt, Women’s Fund Volunteer Have you ever arrived home after dark and found yourself taking a wary look around?  For many women, darkness holds a very real possibility for danger — from a stalker or an abuser. “Until you’re actually being stalked by […]

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 […]