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A Miller-Dwan Foundation campaign to help children with mental illness.

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Brunch at Zeitgeist Arts Cafe and Support Amberwing!

Throughout March and April, our friends at Zeitgeist Arts Cafe are donating a portion of the sales from their weekend brunch to Amberwing – Center for Youth & Family Well-Being. Grab your friends and family and stop by this weekend! The Cafe is serving up brunch on Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Some of their delicious menu items include peppered biscuits with sage-maple sausage gravy, huevos rancheros, blackberry compote crepes and house made granola. Specialty mimosa…See More
Mar 1, 2012
Miller-Dwan Foundation posted a blog post

Bullying: Continuing the Conversation (A three-part series)

Last January, we held an educational session entitled Bullying: Starting the Conversation, led by Dr. Walter Roberts. Feedback from participants and from Dr. Roberts encouraged us to delve deeper into this topic. We did just that. A community task force was created to develop a plan that continues the conversation on bullying. The result? An upcoming three-part educational series that aims to provide more concrete methods for identifying, understanding and addressing bullying in all of its…See More
Jan 10, 2012
Joanna Carlson is attending Miller-Dwan Foundation's event

Creating the Chemistry of Joy: Restoring Resilience in the Face of Depression, Anxiety and Other Stress-related Conditions (Dr. Henry Emmons) at Holiday Inn - Great Lakes Ballroom

January 19, 2012 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Over the past decades the rates of depression and anxiety in this country have increased steadily. They are now rising rapidly worldwide. What has eroded our natural ability to bounce back from adversity? What are the preventable causes of anxiety and depression? And what can be done to regain resilience and sustain it throughout a lifetime? Guest speaker Dr. Henry Emmons will explore the need for a healthy brain and how to incorporate lifestyle strategies, natural therapies and spiritual…See More
Dec 9, 2011
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Dec 8, 2011
Miller-Dwan Foundation posted a blog post

ARTcetera 2011 raises $509,000 for Amberwing

We are thrilled to announce that this year’s ARTcetera was our biggest and best yet. On Oct. 15, 375 attendees and 65 volunteers came together to support Amberwing. After all expenses were paid, the event raised a record-breaking net of more than $509,000.ARTcetera 2011 featured 137 silent and live auction items, live music and dancing with the Randy Lee Ensemble, and special guest and music legend Judy Collins, who sang and spoke about her personal struggle with depression and the tragic death…See More
Dec 5, 2011
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Jul 22, 2011
Miller-Dwan Foundation's blog post was featured

Vote for Amberwing to receive $50,000!

We need your help! The Miller-Dwan Foundation is in the running to receive a national $50,000 Pepsi Challenge grant for Amberwing, our children's mental health and wellness center. Winners are determined by votes. There are several ways to vote in your support of the Miller-Dwan Foundation receiving this grant: 1. Vote daily online: Visit www.refresheverything.com/amberwing2. Text your vote: Text 107608 to PEPSI (73774)…See More
Jul 5, 2011
Miller-Dwan Foundation posted a blog post

Vote for Amberwing to receive $50,000!

We need your help! The Miller-Dwan Foundation is in the running to receive a national $50,000 Pepsi Challenge grant for Amberwing, our children's mental health and wellness center. Winners are determined by votes. There are several ways to vote in your support of the Miller-Dwan Foundation receiving this grant: 1. Vote daily online: Visit www.refresheverything.com/amberwing2. Text your vote: Text 107608 to PEPSI (73774)…See More
Jul 5, 2011
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Mending the Mind: High School Athlete Battles Depression

The Northland's NewsCenter's Kevin Jacobsen interviews Dave Romano and Rick Gertsema (aired May 11, 2011)
May 16, 2011
Miller-Dwan Foundation's video was featured

Mending the Mind: Fighting Substance Abuse

The Northland's NewsCenter's Kevin Jacobsen interviews Tierney Garver and Lori Kulas (aired May 10, 2011)
May 11, 2011
Miller-Dwan Foundation's blog post was featured

Double your donations now through June 1!

We have exciting news to share with you: Every dollar contributed to the Amberwing "Give Voice Now" campaign will be doubled, up to $50,000, now through June 1. This generous donation is from Duluth residents Mitch and Elva Sill who were touched by this project and believe in the need for better access to mental health and chemical dependency services for the children and families in our region. That means your $10 donation will turn into $20! If you have been thinking of giving to this…See More
Apr 18, 2011
Miller-Dwan Foundation posted a blog post

Double your donations now through June 1!

We have exciting news to share with you: Every dollar contributed to the Amberwing "Give Voice Now" campaign will be doubled, up to $50,000, now through June 1. This generous donation is from Duluth residents Mitch and Elva Sill who were touched by this project and believe in the need for better access to mental health and chemical dependency services for the children and families in our region. That means your $10 donation will turn into $20! If you have been thinking of giving to this…See More
Apr 18, 2011
Miller-Dwan Foundation's 2 videos were featured
Apr 4, 2011
Miller-Dwan Foundation posted a blog post

Mental health facilities need advice from those most touched by illness (Budgeteer article published March 4, 2011)

Mental health facilities need advice from those most touched by illnessMiller-Dwan Foundation’s Amberwing project, a community mental wellness facility for kids and young adults up to age 24 officially launched its “Give Voice” campaign to raise awareness about the need for the project, as well as to raise the final million dollars needed to build it. Guest columinst, Bridget Riversmith, feels it is important to include people experiencing mental illness in the planning stage of new mental…See More
Mar 7, 2011
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Five Duluth businesses gain DEDA backing (Duluth News Tribune, published March 3, 2011)

Five Duluth businesses gain DEDA backingMiller-Dwan Foundation’s new mental health center and Old City Hall’s restoration made the cut. So did building projects for Moline Machinery, Duluth Minerals and Hawks Boots.By: Candace Renalls, Duluth News Tribune Miller-Dwan Foundation’s new mental health center and Old City Hall’s restoration made the cut. So did building projects for Moline Machinery, Duluth Minerals…See More
Mar 3, 2011
Miller-Dwan Foundation's blog post was featured

Duluth mayor helps launch campaign for youth mental health center (DNT article published Feb. 24, 2011)

Duluth mayor helps launch campaign for youth mental health centerDuluth Mayor Don Ness unveiled a campaign this week to help raise the last $1 million needed to begin construction on Amberwing, a $5 million, 28,000-square-foot mental health and wellness center for children, adolescents and young adults.By: News Tribune staff, Duluth News Tribune Duluth Mayor Don Ness unveiled a campaign this week to help raise the last $1 million needed to begin construction on Amberwing, a $5 million,…See More
Feb 24, 2011

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Brunch at Zeitgeist Arts Cafe and Support Amberwing!

Posted on March 1, 2012 at 12:37pm 0 Comments

Throughout March and April, our friends at Zeitgeist Arts Cafe are donating a portion of the sales from their weekend brunch to Amberwing – Center for Youth & Family Well-Being.

 

Grab your friends and family and stop by this weekend! The Cafe is serving up brunch on Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.

 

Some of their delicious menu items include peppered biscuits with sage-maple sausage gravy, huevos rancheros,…

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Bullying: Continuing the Conversation (A three-part series)

Posted on January 10, 2012 at 10:57am 0 Comments

Last January, we held an educational session entitled Bullying: Starting the Conversation, led by Dr. Walter Roberts. Feedback from participants and from Dr. Roberts encouraged us to delve deeper into this topic. We did just that. A community task force was created to develop a plan that continues the conversation on bullying. The result? An upcoming three-part educational series that aims to provide more concrete methods for identifying, understanding and addressing bullying in all of its…

Continue

ARTcetera 2011 raises $509,000 for Amberwing

Posted on December 5, 2011 at 2:30pm 0 Comments

We are thrilled to announce that this year’s ARTcetera was our biggest and best yet. On Oct. 15, 375 attendees and 65 volunteers came together to support Amberwing. After all expenses were paid, the event raised a record-breaking net of more than $509,000.

ARTcetera 2011 featured 137 silent and live auction items, live music and dancing with the Randy Lee Ensemble, and special guest and music legend Judy Collins, who sang and spoke about her personal struggle with…

Continue

Vote for Amberwing to receive $50,000!

Posted on July 5, 2011 at 4:00pm 0 Comments

We need your help! The Miller-Dwan Foundation is in the running to receive a national $50,000 Pepsi Challenge grant for Amberwing, our children's mental health and wellness center. Winners are determined by votes. There are several ways to vote in your support of the Miller-Dwan Foundation receiving this grant:

 

1. Vote daily online: Visit www.refresheverything.com/amberwing

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