Posts by Katie Lane

Spotlight on Modern Woodmen Fraternal Financial

Have you ever heard of a company that invests heavily into community support instead of big advertising efforts?  We have, and we are so lucky to call them good friends of The WARM Place!  The company is Modern Woodmen Fraternal Financial, and they started supporting The WARM Place in 2016.  Their first project was funding…

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Did You Know?

Our most recent edition of The WARM Way newsletter was published at the beginning of this month.  If you didn’t’ get a change to read it you can find the online version here.  In this edition we we gave readers a quick glance at our work for 2016 here at The WARM Place and also some startling statistics…

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Making a List…

DID YOU KNOW, on average, we serve 340 children at any given time?  As you can imagine, we go through a ton of hand sanitizer, toilet paper, and craft supplies.  But do you know why The WARM Place has things like Ziploc bags, cake mix, stuffed animals, and gift cards on their Wish List?   DID…

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Families Can Recover Together

Group night was just about over. The children were bustling out of their group rooms in search of their families in that sort of beautiful chaos that happens in classroom hallways. I was talking with a group of mothers when one child came running up to his mom. He held out some papers and excitedly…

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“What You Feel Is Okay…It Is Priceless.”

In June of 2012 I received the phone call that changed our lives forever. Jake, my husband, and the father of my child, was gone. He had committed suicide. Jake suffered from untreated bipolar disorder. And like many others in the same situation, he did not want to be medicated into someone he wasn’t.  Unfortunately,…

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