Circle of Friends Archive

A new bed for a new beginning

Note: This guest post about Safehouse Crisis Center was written by Rebekah Wilkinson and Jeannette Minnis for the January 2023 issue of Circle Conversations, the newsletter of the Rita J. Bicknell Women’s Health Fund. Thank you, Rebekah and Jeannette, for helping us all learn more about this wonderful organization! Safehouse Crisis Center has provided services … Continue reading →

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 →