Healing and Empowering Sexual Assault Survivors
Written by our February Chicago charity, Resilience “Without [Resilience], I wouldn’t be alive today.” –Grace DeSant, former Resilience client and performance artist Meet Grace, a former Resilience client and performance artist. After Grace was sexually assaulted, she went to the ER, where a Resilience volunteer medical advocate provided her with care. A year later, when […]
Planting Hope & Healing in our Community.
Written by Carmen Pitre, President and CEO of Sojourner “Through the years [at Sojourner] I have found and seen healing happen here. I have found a sisterhood of strong survivors, a building that was safer than home, and strong advocates guiding me. Here I find love, encouragement, and hope. Most important, I have found stability. […]
STEM Education on the Shores of Milwaukee
Discovery World is Milwaukee’s premier, non-profit science and technology center for the whole family. Their 120,000 sq. ft. center offers fun and educational experiences and features interactive exhibits, the Reiman Aquarium, educational labs and programs, and other exciting activities. Unique, hands-on exhibits and programs focus on two areas — technology and freshwater sciences — with […]
The Floral Architect
Written by Amanda Forgash for One Fourth Magazine, Issue II. Edited by Sarah C Glick. The first conversation with the new bride and groom to be is of the utmost importance. The design process begins only moments into that conversation. I take note of the mood they wish to capture, their desired color palette, the […]
Stories from our 2018 Charities.
At the end of the day, this is what’s it’s all about for us. Yes, we donate one-fourth of our profits to local charities. But how do those funds get used once distributed? We asked last year’s charity partners to share their thoughts on our partnership together. Here are some of those stories in no […]