WOMEN'S FUND January 2018 E-NEWS
Please Join Us!

Women's Philanthropy Forum
March 8, 2018 | Butte des Morts Country Club
3:00 pm - 6:30 pm | $35

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm - Registration
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm - Program: Finding Your Purpose
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm - Social Time & Light Hors d'oeuvres

Finding Your Purpose, presented by Christine Whelan, Ph.D.
Uncover your own sense of purpose by exploring what matters most to you and learn how to make an impact by embracing a purpose mindset. Dr. Whelan's interactive presentation will help you live a more purposeful life by helping you identify your passions, and demonstrating how taking small steps right now can make an impact on you and your community. By learning how to harness your talents, interests, and values, you will be able to take action, address problems, create solutions, and touch the lives of others.

Dr. Christine Whelan is a clinical professor in the School of Human Ecology at the University of Wisconsin - Madison, and director of  MORE: Money, Relationships and Equality . She earned a masters and doctorate from the University of Oxford and has been published in The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post and The New York Times, among other national outlets. She has appeared live on television programs and radio programs across the nation.
Join a Board Event
Topic: Women & Girls
Thursday, January 25, 2018
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Is board service the missing piece of your community involvement? Learn how your personal experience, time and talent can strengthen local nonprofits focused on women and girls.

Hear from panelists from the following organizations, including our own  Women's Fund Board President, Sara Micheletti:
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Scholarship Opportunities

Ashley Marie Abraham Scholarship - $2,000
Established in loving memory of Ashley Marie who attended Oshkosh West High School. Female students graduating from Oshkosh North or Oshkosh West high schools majoring in nursing or pre-medicine are eligible to apply.

Helen Spasoff Kratzer Scholarship - $2,500
Established by Helen and Carl Kratzer in 2006 to support female students pursuing a degree in education at a UW-System school. Mrs. Kratzer is an Appleton resident and former teacher who wishes to help other young women become quality teachers. Female students from Appleton East, Appleton North, Appleton West, Fox Valley Lutheran, Hortonville, Kimberly, Little Chute or Xavier high schools are eligible to apply.

The Women's Fund is honored to have helped the Abraham and Kratzer families put their philanthropic dreams into action. We can help you too! Contact executive director Becky Boulanger, (920)702-7617 for more information.

Family Caregivers Forum
January 29, 2017

If you or someone you know is a caregiver, consider attending this free community discussion on caregiver needs. Find answers to your questions along with local resources and supports, many of which are free. 

This event is sponsored by the Wisconsin Women's Council; Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Office on Aging; and Respite Care Association of WI. Hosted by WisconSibs, Inc.

View the poster for more information.