Circle of Friends Archive

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 →

Read The Fall 2021 CFSEK Newsletter

CFSEK 20th Anniversary Grant Recipients

The fall 2021 Charitable Connection newsletter is finally here! Here’s what’s included in this edition: A welcome letter from our new executive director, Devin Gorman. A report from our 2021 Estate Planning Forum. Our 2021 scholarship and grant recipients. What’s coming up at the Community Foundation. Check it out by clicking the button below! Get … Continue reading →

Introducing the Circle Conversations Newsletter

The women of the Rita J. Bicknell Women’s Health Fund have been hard at work over the last several weeks preparing for a recent tour of the Irene Ransom Bradley School of Nursing at Pittsburg State University and drafting the first edition of a new quarterly newsletter called Circle Conversations. The first edition of Circle … Continue reading →

Announcing the 2021 Rita J. Bicknell Women’s Health Fund Grant Recipients

Each spring the Rita J. Bicknell Women’s Health Fund (WHF) giving circles meet to review grant requests to fund projects to “improve the health and well-being of women by supporting education, increasing awareness and sharing quality of life opportunities to benefit all women.” As CFSEK celebrates our 20th year of “benefiting the common good and … Continue reading →