Caneille, Haiti landscape

When Tragedy Hits Too Close: A Year-end Reflection from Our Board President

November’s Waukesha parade tragedy hit far too close to home for me.  It hit on a personal level as a mom who takes her kids to holiday parades and as a friend of those who were there that day and saw the unthinkable. It hit a second time as a nurse and someone trained in trauma-informed care who works … Continue reading When Tragedy Hits Too Close: A Year-end Reflection from Our Board President

Board member memories: My mom was essential to my early education

Around the world, in the United States, and in Haiti, our communities' mothers are among our first teachers. While the surroundings change from home to home, moms here and abroad share the gifts they have to give and the life lessons they've learned. They see what can be, and they take the time, energy, and … Continue reading Board member memories: My mom was essential to my early education

Mother’s Day 5k! Join us for a virtual walk/run

In Caneille, Haiti, one-third of adults have never attended school but, in partnership with CRDF, mothers are changing this story for their children. This spring, let's support their efforts and celebrate mothers with a Mother's Day 5K!  The virtual Mother's Day 5K will start May 2 and conclude May 9, on the holiday. Sign up … Continue reading Mother’s Day 5k! Join us for a virtual walk/run

Scrip GIFT CARDS for the HOLIDAYS

Just like that, we are back to celebrating the holiday season although this year will look a little different. With the uncertain times, skip the crowded stores and purchase gift cards for family, friends, and coworkers. Not a gift card type of gifter? No problem, you can still support by purchasing cards to use for … Continue reading Scrip GIFT CARDS for the HOLIDAYS

November’s Virtual Dinner

Fox Valley folks, let us shake up your quiet Sunday nights with dinner and a CRDF discussion! On Sunday, November 15, we'll gather virtually for dinner. Sign up for a meal delivery, catered by Caribbean Taste, and login to a CRDF Zoom call with board members Rebecca and Jane. The discussion will center around a … Continue reading November’s Virtual Dinner