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.
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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.
JPAC’s exponential growth as a driving factor necessitating its expansion. JPAC needed a separate space dedicated to performing arts education. When planning for the future it was important to the Board and JPAC staff to have a permanent structure like this in place.
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.
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.
A priority of The Hendricks Family Foundation is to support our youth. One local organization geared to do that is the 1st Wisconsin Young Marines. It serves as a youth education and service program that focuses on building character.
There’s a lot to be learned in a locker room. Students at Hendricks CareerTek Advanced Construction Academy renovated locker rooms at the Krueger-Haskell Clubhouse.
Walk into the Beloit Public Library and you’re greeted by the smell of freshly ground coffee and baked bread.Turn right, and you’ll hit the Blender Cafe, the Stateline Area’s only library restaurant with a twist: it’s run by students.
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.
Local students got a crash course in fire rescue and firefighting Tuesday as part of the Hendricks CareerTek summer academy series, hosted by the City of Beloit Fire Department at Fire Station One.