Willmar Area Community Foundation

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Steering Committee 2018-2019

  • Jodi Wambeke, Chair
  • Jean Geselius, Vice Chair
  • Kristen Tone, Secretary
  • Valerie Amberg
  • Kristal Dahlager
  • Vicki Henle
  • Sofia Mera
  • Amelia Ryan
  • Cheryl Schmidt
  • Barb Swenson

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

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The Willmar Area Women’s Fund helps fund and fuel the work of our partner organizations Safe Avenues, Lutheran Social Services and the Kandiyohi County Human Trafficking Task Force. These organizations work to stop trafficking, assist victims and prevent the occurrence of trafficking locally. The goal of the Women’s Fund is to raise funds, broaden awareness and fuel the direct work of our partner organizations so they can continue to make an even bigger impact on human trafficking in Kandiyohi County.

Our Mission

The mission of the Willmar Area Women’s Fund is to support and enhance the lives of women and girls facing challenges in the Kandiyohi County area.

Our Vision

The strategic vision of the Willmar Area Women’s Fund is to empower girls and women and enable them to find their voice and gain control.

2017 Willmar Area Community Foundation Innovative Impact Award Recipient

Recent Grants By the Willmar Area Women's Fund

2018

  • $3,000 to Safe Avenues: Hotel Vouchers to Support Human Trafficking Victims

2017

  • $2,000 to Safe Avenues: Hotel Vouchers to Support Human Trafficking Victims
  • $2,000 to Lutheran Social Services: Hotel Vouchers to Support Homeless Youth Programs
  • $23,000 to Safe Avenues: Assisting Victims of Sex Trafficking and Exploitation
  • $48,180 to Safe Avenues: Kandiyohi County Human Trafficking Task Force Coordinator

2016

  • $28,000 to Safe Avenues: Assisting Victims of Sexual Trafficking and Exploitation

2015

  • $6,806 to Lutheran Social Services: Youth Street Outreach in Kandiyohi County

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