News & Press Releases

  • Adopt-a-Family 2018 Wrapped Up!

    December 26, 2018 164 Families Adopted! FamilyWise’s Adopt-a-Family sponsors and supporters brought joy to some of the hardworking and committed families that are a part of our programs. During 2018’s… Read More

  • Holiday Hours

    November 20, 2018 FamilyWise will be closed Thursday, November 22 (Thanksgiving) & Friday, November 23, 2018. Normal programming will resume Saturday, November 24 and office hours will resume Monday, November… Read More

  • Give teen parents and their kids a bright beginning.

  • Intern of the Year: CaPrice Crowe

    October 31, 2018 We’re pleased to announce that CaPrice Crowe will receive this year’s George Kressin Intern of the Year Award! CaPrice started her internship in January while earning her… Read More

  • Volunteer of the Year: Nick Hughes!

    October 25, 2018 We’re pleased to announce that Nick Hughes will receive our Volunteer of the Year Award! Nick began his time at FamilyWise as a Human Resources Intern in… Read More

  • Lifetime Mission Award: Cindy Orbovich

    October 18, 2018 We’re pleased to announce that Cindy Orbovich will receive our Lifetime Mission Award! Cindy has supported FamilyWise since she joined our board of directors in 2010. Reaching… Read More

  • Capital Support

    October 5, 2018 FamilyWise received a grant award of $40,000 from The Hugh J. Andersen Foundation for FamilyWise’s 2020 Capital Campaign. As FamilyWise has increased the number of families we… Read More

  • Otto Bremer Trust Gift

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 25, 2018 Contact: Ann Gaasch, Executive Director, 612.877.7827 This month FamilyWise received a $100,000 grant from the Otto Bremer Trust: $25,000 designated for capital improvements and $75,000 for general operations to… Read More

  • Parent Support Partner

    September 17, 2018 We’re hiring a BRAND NEW position: Family Support Partner! Adults who have past involvement with county systems will help families navigate the process of staying together. Can… Read More

  • Science of Reading

    September 14, 2018 Science finds the human brain isn’t hard-wired to grasp reading. Emphasis on phonics in early learning and grade school classrooms may be the hack. Can understanding the… Read More

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