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We are committed to using our resources to improve the lives of disadvantaged children and their families.

This May, as we observe the emergence of spring, let’s also acknowledge that May is National Foster Care Month. This is the time to increase awareness and to uplift foster youth, families, and professionals. To understand that amid challenge, there are individuals and institutions committed to ensuring that children in foster care can secure permanency […]

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Why is there a National Child Abuse Prevention Month?  According to the U.S Department of Health & Human Services, “National Child Abuse Prevention Month recognizes the importance of families and communities working together to strengthen families to prevent child abuse and neglect.” What is child abuse? The Mayo Clinic describes child abuse as any intentional harm […]

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Meet the New Staff! Q&A

March 15, 2022

Big things have been happening at the Sauer Family Foundation office. We’d like to introduce our newest staff members, Sheri Hixon and Dan Johnson! Sheri joined our team as one of our Program Officers, who will be working in our funding area for Building Strong Family Relationships; Prevention and Intervention in Child Welfare. I got […]

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Values

February 10, 2022

Values are important. Individually and collectively, they guide us as we grow and develop, informing our thoughts and actions. Our values intersect interpersonal relationships as we interact within the greater society. It is February and we celebrate Black History Month, officially recognized nationally during our country’s bicentennial in 1976. Embraced and elevated during the civil-rights […]

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2021 in Retrospect

January 10, 2022

It’s January again. A time of transition when we mark how the past leads to our future. On December 26th, 2021, the Sauer Family Foundation turned 25 years old! As we celebrate this milestone we are reflecting on our history and how the gift of increased assets for the Foundation led to a dynamic 2021. […]

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