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We’re Celebrating 30 Years in 2023!

Save the Date for Our Gala: April 15, 2023

Family Enhancement Center is celebrating our 30th anniversary on April 15 at Quincy Hall in Minneapolis. Join us and help meet our goal of raising $70,000!

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We are excited to be hosting our annual gala in a new location this year! Our theme is Cheers to 30 Years as we celebrate our 30th annivesary in 2023. This is our first in-person event since Covid began, and we are excited to be together, reach a big fundraising goal, and celebrate a big milestone!

Let’s Get Moving this Fall! Join Us for FEC’s “Fall Call to Movement”

Beginning September 9, we invite you and your family to participate in a 30-Day Bingo Challenge, exploring new ways to move your body. Learn how movement-based activities can be a powerful tool to help youth and adults overcome life challenges.

Throughout the month, FEC is partnering with local businesses to provide families with free/discounted access to classes, memberships, and activities. Let’s get moving! All participants who complete at least five activities on their card – individually or with a group – will be eligible to win special prizes at our in-person celebration!

Save the date! The in-person celebration will be Sunday, October 9! We’ll host an afternoon of food, games, prizes, and music from 1:00-4:00pm at Veterans Park in Richfield.

To register and purchase your bingo card, visit donate.onecause.com/fall-call-to-movement.

#FallCallToMovement

Our Renewed Commitment

Striving to Be An Anti-Racist Agency

We have been appalled by the senseless murder of George Floyd, and stand with our South Minneapolis neighbors in saying “Enough!” Racism has been a part of many of our institutions and it hurts us all.

The staff and board of the Family Enhancement Center have been struggling with how, as an agency, we can authentically respond to this latest injustice against a person of color. We have had difficult conversations, supported one another and tried to make sure our staff persons of color know that the Family Enhancement Center has their back. But frankly, that is not enough.

We Are Open and Going Virtual

The Family Enhancement Center has recently transitioned all psychotherapy and parent education services to a virtual format, utilizing Zoom video software. At this time, families are experiencing a lot of stress and anxiety. They are worried about getting sick, loss of income, loss of structure & stability, and adjusting to having children at home. Our ability to offer mental health services and other educational services is more vital now, than ever before.

Center Receives $100k Grant to Expand Access to Expert Mental Health Services to Youth Regardless of Income

To help expand mental health services to children in Minnesota impacted by sexual abuse, Minneapolis-based Family Enhancement Center (FEC) has received a new, $100,000 grant, which was secured by the Minnesota State Legislature, that will allow the non-profit organization to hire additional staff and administrative support needed to provide children access to expert mental health services regardless of a child’s insurance status or income.

Healing Motion Workshop

FREE Experiential Workshop for Child Welfare Professionals with CEUs A Body-Based and Creative Arts Approach to Help Teens Heal from Sexual Abuse and Other Trauma. 9 am -12 pm Friday, May 3, 2019 includes 3 CEUs! Normandale Lake Offices Complex Tower 8400, 5800 West 84th Street, Bloomington, MN 55437. Lots of free parking! Healing Motion…

Feast of Giving for Children 2019

17th Annual Feast of Giving for Children Benefitting the Family Enhancement Center Saturday, April 27, 2019 6-9pm Metropolitan Ballroom 5418 Wayzata Blvd. Golden Valley, MN 55416 Dueling Pianos Show with Duelly Noted Food and cocktails (cash bar) Silent and live auctions, games and raffles Festive attire $75 per person Click Here for Tickets Or Call:…

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