• Parting is such sweet sorrow…

    On Wednesday, August 20 we’ll be saying goodbye to two very special children as they graduate from First Step. Zev and Shoshie Olkon, who have been with us since they… Read More

  • There’s a reason…

    There’s a reason why Sam’s Club and General Mills continue to sponsor our Keep Kids Safe Golf Classic… It’s a great way to give to a local nonprofit while appreciating… Read More

  • Hot off the press!

    It was an incredible year for FamilyWise and you can “read all about it” in our 2013 Annual Report. We encourage you to view it online. However, if you’d like… Read More

  • Executive Director Presents at The Visible Child Initiative

    The Visible Child Initiative is an organization in Minneapolis seeking to end homelessness by investing in the healthy development and academic success of children who have known homelessness. At the end… Read More

  • New President!

    At our December board meeting, we said “goodbye” to our outgoing Board President, Abby Bailey, and “hello” to our new one, Cindy Orbovich!  Cindy has extensive experience as an independent… Read More

  • Students Put the True Meaning of the Holidays into Action

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 9, 2013 Contact: Annie Lewis, 612.877.7849 (North St. Paul) Most children celebrate holiday traditions at home surrounded by their family.  It’s an experience most of us… Read More

  • We are family.

    Many of us rely on our own family when we need help. But what if your family is not there for you? What do you then? Often, FamilyWise becomes that… Read More

  • Wow, great new video!

    You have to check out this awesome video featuring our child care kids and our new Executive Director, Ann Gaasch! Thanks to Women’s Leadership Council of Greater Twin Cities United Way for… Read More

  • New Executive Director!

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 20, 2013 Contact: Annie Lewis, 612.877.7849 or ALewis@FamilyWiseServices.org FamilyWise Names New Executive Director (Minneapolis/St. Paul) The Board of Directors of FamilyWise, a Twin Cities-based nonprofit, named… Read More

  • Are you in the know?

    “Smart parenting starts here” is one of our clever slogans, but it’s really true. Read the first story in our latest edition of NewsWise and see why we’re sought-after as… Read More