Itasca, IL – We Raise Foundation is searching for an inspired, young leader to honor with the Richard E. Herman Leadership Award. The award will recognize the commitment and service of one leader [...]
When Greg Jordan visits grantee sites with other members of the We Raise Foundation board of directors, his thoughts often go to his three sons.
International traveler. Ministry leader. Church planter. These are just a few identities of Ashley Paavola, 32, a recent recipient of a We Raise Foundation Emerging Leader grant.
The word poverty often recalls photographs of hollow-eyed children in third-world countries, but a rising tide of awareness regarding deep poverty in the United States is creating a new [...]
When asked to describe what the term “emerging leader” means, Dan Weidenbenner focuses on the “emerging” part. “I think I’ve got a lot to learn,” he says.
Jesse Fuller was hungry to change his life. He wanted a job. He wanted a home—though hard times meant he was living in a San Francisco shelter.
May 2018. Since Martin Luther envisioned the “community chest” – resources to be used for the poor, the sick, widows, orphans, and others in need, non-profit organizations have relied on [...]