We join with all those hoping that 2022-2023 is a school year without interruptions. While the pandemic is now under control, parents and teachers see the lasting impact on our students. The Kaiser Family Foundation notes, “children have been uniquely impacted by the pandemic, having experienced this crisis during important periods of physical, social, and […]

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The Best Parent

August 23, 2022

Our world is filled with heartwarming images of smiling parents and caregivers, joined by their smiling children at athletic events, the beach, getting a first haircut or attending parties as we scroll our social media feeds. Images of best parenting moments. We know that counterbalancing the best label is the worst label, with images posted […]

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What do you remember about learning to read? Maybe it seemed effortless – you were one of the lucky 5% who seemed to teach yourself. Maybe you had teachers who encouraged you to look at pictures and guess the word. Saying “bunny” when the text reads “rabbit” may allow you to gain some meaning from […]

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Celebrating 25 Years

June 23, 2022

On June 4, 2022, the Sauer Family Foundation celebrated its 25th Anniversary. Family and friends gathered in service and camaraderie. Guests participated in 2 service projects: one group packed 9,000 meals at Every Meal, an organization dedicated to fighting child hunger. The other group packed 500 Summer Fun Bags for children 3-14 years of age […]

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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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