Impact Stories

Meet Maddie!

posted on Tue, Mar 7 2017 10:43 am by Tammy Block, Make-A-Wish

Maybe, they said, there was a non-medical explanation. Maybe Maddie's wish had given her strength.

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Home-based daycare quadruples enrollment

posted on Fri, Mar 3 2017 2:34 pm by Karen DeGeorge, WomenVenture

Yolanda came to WomenVenture with a credit score of 583 and no collateral.

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Shamieka & J'cory

posted on Fri, Mar 3 2017 2:22 pm by Nora Murphy, Jeremiah Program

I love being with the moms. It feels really good to be around people who have the same goals, who are working for higher education degrees and being a better parent.

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From Shelter to Independence: Domestic Abuse Survivor Finds Safety and Stability

posted on Thu, Feb 23 2017 3:10 pm by Lauren Rimestad, Women's Advocates

“I’ve got a good job, don’t worry about me!” 

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It’s the subtle kindness of our neighbors that I will never forget...

posted on Sun, May 24 2015 7:32 am by Linda Carey Halverson

"I grew up poor and hungry, oftentimes my only meal of the day was a school lunch..."

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I am a reader!

posted on Wed, May 20 2015 6:34 am by Linda Carey Halverson

“Miss Mary, you know I can’t read. It’s too hard for me.”

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Washburn Creates Space for Young Minds to Heal and Grow

posted on Fri, Nov 21 2014 5:41 am by Linda Carey Halverson

RMSFF funding helped Washburn open a state-of-the-art children's mental health clinic in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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By Halloween, Open Arms had prepared and delivered 388,127 meals for their neediest clients.

posted on Fri, Nov 7 2014 10:26 am by Linda Carey Halverson

Envision making 388,127 meals in the course of year and the time and energy that would take.  Then, read on to see how Open Arms, one of the RMSFF grantees, does it.

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