Parenting Classes
Our Parenting Classes help parents communicate and connect with their children. Learn more about parenting classes.
One Family's Kofi Story
Hear from Malik and Sonya about how Kofi has impacted their family, and how they're paying it forward.
Volunteers Bill and Kit Burch
Be inspired by Bill and Kit, two of Wilder's most dedicated volunteers with 25 years of service! Read their story here.
Twin Cities Mobile Market
Twin Cities Mobile Market is getting ready to roll! Learn more about this innovative program and how you can help get us off to a healthy start.


The Amherst H. Wilder Foundation is a nonprofit community organization that helps children, families and older adults in the greater east metro area of Saint Paul through direct service programs, research, leadership development and community building. 

What We Do

Wilder serves thousands of children and families each year through mental health, education, housing, social adjustment, early childhood and aging programs. We build community capacity through leadership development programs, community initiatives and collaborations that bring people together to solve complex social challenges. Wilder Research studies evidence and provides applied and practical research in the field of human services. 

Wilder Center 

Wilder Center is located at 451 Lexington Parkway North in Saint Paul. It is a LEED certified building with office space for the Wilder Foundation as well as community meeting rooms and auditorium space for nonprofits and other community groups to use. Learn more about our convening space.



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