Entries by Richard McGrath

Pipeline to Healthcare Success: Hendricks CareerTek

The greater Beloit area has a skills gap. Institutions like Beloit Health System require trained workers, but community members are not necessarily equipped for or aware of the opportunities available to them. Hendricks Family Foundation CEO Diane Hendricks recognized this discrepancy and founded Hendricks CareerTek as a way to provide professional development and career education services to Beloit youth.

Safe Families for Children Wisconsin | Rock County Pilot

Safe Families for Children (SFFC) Wisconsin is committed to reducing the number of children placed in foster care by empowering families in crisis through community and faith-based support. It pairs families in crisis with community members to prevent child maltreatment, circumvent welfare placements, and provide wrap-around family support.

ACTS Housing Corporation | Beloit Wisconsin

The Hendricks Family Foundation is pleased to award a five-year grant of nearly $1.2 million to the ACTS Housing Corporation,” announced Diane Hendricks, President and Chairman of the Board. “The ACTS model is a true ‘hands up’ model, offering coaching, skill-building and financing to help Beloit families become proud homeowners.

Boosting Literacy – Beloit Daily News

Beloit Memorial High School National Honor Society students have been rounding up books and shelves to help boost early literacy. Student Gloria Heiss and fellow students will be hosting a book giveaway event from noon – 1 p.m. on May 11 at the Beloit Public Library.

Transforming Lives Through GIFTS

A major priority of the Hendricks Family Foundation is to give people a second chance in life. With that in mind, the Foundation has awarded a grant of $50,000 to the God Is Faithful Temporary Shelter, more commonly known as GIFTS.