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 […]
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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 […]
The Women’s Fund for the Fox Valley Region, the Fond du Lac Area Women’s Fund, the Women’s Fund of Greater Green Bay, and the Women’s Fund of the Oshkosh Area Community Foundation have collaborated to produce COVID-19’s Impact on Women in Northeast Wisconsin Study and interactive dashboard. Learn more here.
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 […]
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 […]
Christine Ann Domestic Abuse Services uses first “Need is Now Fund” grant from Women’s Fund to buy security hardware and prevent assaults. By Maureen Wallenfang, Women’s Fund Volunteer A woman assaulted by her drug-addicted son needed window locks, door alarms and door jammers to prevent […]
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 […]
Change is in the air, and it is tempting to throw off the safety restrictions brought into our lives by the pandemic. We want nothing more than to open the doors and gather with those we’ve not been able to see for so long. However, we […]
The Women’s Fund for the Fox Valley Region and three other Women’s Funds in northeastern Wisconsin have come together to collaborate on a sweeping regional study that will lend local data to the assertion made nationwide that women have been disproportionately affected by COVID-19 over the […]