May 17, 2021 It’s OK to get help with mental illness — life can get better. Let’s end mental illness stigma and support those who are seeking treatment. Learn more: https://ahrensfamilyfoundation.org/jpk-grinnell-mental.../ MakeItOK.org/Iowa #MakeItOK
May 3, 2021 May is Mental Health Awareness Month! Together, let’s end mental illness stigma and support those who are seeking treatment. Visit https://ahrensfamilyfoundation.org/jpk-grinnell-mental.../ #MakeItOK for more information.
February 17, 2021 Week 2 of Gifting Grinnell is highlighting the following Nonprofit Programs. Please go and check out some great items at https://ahrensfamilyfoundation.org/gifting-grinnell-auction/ to Bid or Buy It Now. Proceeds will go to the programs spotlighted as well as 10% to the Nonprofit Emergency Relief Fund (NERF). Week 2 auction closes tomorrow at midnight! [...]
November 1, 2020 Dr. JR Paulson, Greater Poweshiek Community Foundation's final Spirit of Giving award winner, has made a habit of giving back to our community. He led the Grinnell Hospice program for over 30 years, providing compassionate end-of-life care to patients while always seeking to improve services through innovative programs like music therapy. He [...]
October 14, 2020 The month of October is We Give at the Claude W. & Dolly Ahrens Foundation/ Ahrens Park Foundation and Greater Poweshiek Community Foundation. The JPK fund gives back to the community by helping individuals with expenses related to mental health care, funding trauma training in the school district and much more. To [...]
September 21, 2020 The Grinnell Area Mental Health Consortium--JPK Fund recently sponsored trauma sensitivity training for all employees of the Grinnell-Newburg school district. The Sept. 2 training was administered by Please Pass the Love, the Des Moines chapter of a national nonprofit organization that focuses on strengthening and developing mental health systems for schools. [...]
September 14, 2020 The JPK fund can help those who are needing mental health treatment. Please reach out to your local health care provider.
September 11, 2020
September 1, 2020 September is suicide awareness month. You can help prevent suicide by learning the warning signs.
August 20, 2020 The Grinnell Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to partner with the Claude W. & Dolly Ahrens Foundation, Greater Poweshiek Community Foundation and the Grinnell United Way in an effort to communicate organizational information and options to individuals wishing to make financial contributions in the wake of the August 10 derecho. [...]