Circle of Friends Archive

Announcing the Women’s Health Fund grant process of 2022

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

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 mission to improve the health and wellbeing of women by supporting education, increasing awareness and sharing quality of life opportunities to … 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 →

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 →