Wise Women Gathering Place announces the retirement of Alice Skenandore, it’s beloved founder and executive director of nearly 24
years. Her retirement began September 1, 2022.
Alice, a Tribal
member from the Lac Courte Oreilles band of Ojibwe, has made a difference for so many individuals seeking assistance, information, and in the early years, a midwife. She learned to be a midwife
The Allstate Foundation granted $30,000 to Wise Women
Gathering Place as part of the Domestic Violence Response Fund (DVRF). The new fund – established by a half-million-dollar donation from The Allstate Foundation – was created in partnership with
Futures Without Violence and directly supports domestic violence survivors impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic with resources, shelter, and nearby crisis centers.