Community & Collaborations

Women’s Fund Investment in Girls on the Run Today is Building Leaders of Tomorrow

Studies Reveal a Majority of Top Executives Participated in Youth Sports Girls today are so much further ahead than I was at their age. I look at girls all around me – including my own two daughters, ages 14 and 18 – and cannot help but think, “Dang, girls! You rock!” They have a greater […]

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More Happenings

Power of the Potluck – a community soulraiser

There’s a certain kind of magic that happens when a community gathers together. There is power in a potluck. When: Tuesday, Sept 18, from 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM Where: Fond du Lac Public Libary FREE + OPEN TO PUBLIC Join us for this soul-raising follow-up to our 14th annual Power of the Purse luncheon. We’ll be joined […]

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Meet us at the Market!

We’ll be at the Downtown Fond du Lac Farmers Market this summer – mark your calendars and meet us at the market one Saturday each month. We’ll have different themes/topics each month, so if you’re strolling through the Farmer’s Market on any of the following Saturdays this summer, make sure you stop by for casual, mini-education sessions […]

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Girls On The Run Fond du Lac Signature Program

Fond du Lac Area Women’s Fund has selected Girls on the Run Fond du Lac as a signature program for the next five years.  This program not only aligns with the collaborative Fond du Lac Says No More: Preventing Violence against Women & Children initiative strategy, but the program curriculum, working with girls in grades […]

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2018 Commitment to Kids Award

From Left to Right: Linda Selk-Yerges, Alyson Zierdt, Audra Hoffmann, Ann Freund, Dr. Alan Patterson On Thursday, April 26, the Fond du Lac Area Women’s Fund was awarded the Commitment to Kids Award. The Celebrate Great Futures annual awards night was presented by the Boys & Girls Club of Fond du Lac to recognize the Boys […]

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Congrats Sandi Braun Roehrig, 2018 Women of Achievement

Fond du Lac Area Women’s Fund named Sandi Braun Roehrig as 2018 recipient of its Women of Achievement award. This award honors local women who, through visionary thinking, entrepreneurial spirit, leadership, or philanthropy, made a significant difference in the quality of life in this community. ABOUT SANDI Roehrig, Executive Director of Fond du Lac Area […]

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Power of the Purse 2018

Fond du Lac Area Women’s Fund announces its 14th annual “Power of the Purse” luncheon, its largest fundraiser, on Wednesday, April 18 th , at Holiday Inn Conference Center. Registration, networking, and prize baskets raffle start at 10:30 a.m., with the luncheon and program from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Fond du Lac Area Women’s Fund invests in Fond du […]

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Fond du Lac Area Women’s Fund receives collaboration award

On February 20, 2018, The Fond du Lac Area Women’s Fund was awarded the Eden-Schneider award from Envision Greater Fond du Lac. This award recognizes an organization’s collaborative spirit to have a positive impact on employees, their industry or the community. The Eden-Schneider award was founded in recognition of former board chairs Tom Schneider and […]

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2018 Elected Officers & New Board Members

  Erin Gerred, Director of Administration, Fond du Lac County, was elected by Fond du Lac Area Women’s Fund Board of Directors as its 2018 President. The board also elected Deborah Hoffmann, President-elect; Janelle Anderson, Secretary; and Ann Freund, Treasurer. Bethany Rusch is Immediate Past President. Audra Hoffmann, Meggin McNamara, Kelly Norton, Linda Selk-Yerges, Sarah […]

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Fond du Lac Area Women’s Fund Awards 2017 Grants

Pillar & Vine received $7,450 for a new program for children in foster care and the community, “Camp S.K.I.L.L.S. (Supporting Kids in Learning Leadership-based Skills)”. The week-long camp is designed to help children develop social skills and learn how to maintain and manage emotions as they enter adulthood. Read more › St. Vincent de Paul […]

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Sparking more conversation in 2018

It is hard to believe that it has almost been one year since the Fond du Lac Area Women’s Fund announced the initiative of preventing violence against women and girls at the April 2017 Power of the Purse.  Since that time, the Fond du Lac Area Women’s Fund has launched Fond du Lac Says No More […]

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