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

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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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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It is the holiday season, which always makes me think of family. And family reminds me more broadly of the importance of connection and belonging. Sometimes belonging is given to us in the family we are born into or the people who officially or unofficially adopt us into their families. Sometimes we create belonging with […]

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