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Team SFF would like you to join us this National Reunification Month in listening. The Child Welfare Capacity Building Collaborative has a digital story library which holds a wealth of lived experiences that can inform individuals and professionals alike as we seek to increase subject knowledge, overall understanding and empathy. There are sixteen stories available. […]

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Ke’Nija’s Story

May 7, 2024

The Sauer Family Foundation seeks opportunities to increase public awareness of the foster care experience. We are grateful to Ke’Nija Wallace (she/her) for joining us in recognizing National Foster Care Month by sharing her life journey which has intersected our foster care system and so much more. My name is Ke’Nija Wallace, and I am […]

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April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. Here at the Sauer FF, we agree with Prevent Child Abuse America: “child abuse and neglect are preventable, and all communities benefit when children and families are well supported.” If we’re serious about prevention, then we need to ensure all children and families have the resources and support they […]

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At the end of February, we made the announcement that the Sauer Family Foundation will be sunsetting over the next five years, closing its doors by December 31, 2028. This timeline gives us plenty of time to spend out the Foundation’s assets in a thoughtful way. Often there are mixed feelings when knowing that something is […]

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After a 15-year battle, on November 2, 1983, our nation declared Martin Luther King Jr. Day a national holiday that we now celebrate annually on each third Monday in January. Many of us have marched, attended breakfasts, participated in service projects, or quietly reviewed the works and character of this man as we think about […]

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