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

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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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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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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