Circle of Friends Archive

Women’s Health Fund Closes CFSEK Grant Season for 2022

We end our grant season for 2022 as the Rita J. Bicknell Women’s Health Fund (WHF) Giving Circle grant opportunities come to a close this week. What better time to share some of the benefits to women that have occurred as a result of the WHF? Rita Bicknell’s lasting impact Rita Bicknell had an impact … Continue reading →

Announcing the Women’s Health Fund grant process of 2022 [Update: Closed]

Collage featuring past recipients of Women's Health Fund grants.

Applications for the Women’s Health Fund grant process were due September 30, 2022. The original version of this post follows: The Rita J. Bicknell Women’s Health Fund (WHF) giving circles, the Women’s Giving Circle (WGC) and the Circle of Friends Giving Circle (COF), are pleased to make available their annual grant opportunity to Southeast Kansas nonprofits in support of the WHF … Continue reading →

Labette Health Foundation: Giving Back to the Community It Serves

Note: This guest post about Labette Health Foundation was written by Debbie Hawley for the July 2022 issue of Circle Conversations, the newsletter of the Rita J. Bicknell Women’s Health Fund. Because of space constraints, we had to publish a shortened version of the post in Circle Conversations, but we’re publishing the full version here. … Continue reading →

Comfort & Care: Ronald McDonald House Charities adapts to changing needs

Note: This guest post about Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Four States (RMHC) was written by Emily Gibson, RMHC Senior Executive Assistant for the April 2022 issue of Circle Conversations, the newsletter of the Rita J. Bicknell Women’s Health Fund. Because of space constraints, we had to publish a slightly shortened version of the post in Circle Conversations, but … Continue reading →

Touched by Angels Among Us

Angels Among Us volunteers

Note: This guest post about Angels Among Us was written by Debbie Brock for the January 2022 issue of Circle Conversations, the newsletter of the Rita J. Bicknell Women’s Health Fund. Because of space constraints, we had to publish a shortened version of the post in Circle Conversations, but we’re publishing the full version here. … Continue reading →