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Improving lives today and for generations to come.

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The Amherst H. Wilder Foundation combines knowledge, compassion and action to improve lives today and for generations to come. We create lasting, positive change rooted in people through direct services, research and community building.

Wilder Research

Wilder Research helps communities thrive by turning information into impact. More »

Why Wilder?

We served more than 9,000 people last year.

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Courageous Stories

Ruby Rivera, a Wilder social worker in the Saint Paul Public Library system

Wilder Social Worker Serves Patrons in Saint Paul Libraries

“I’m Helping People Where They Are"

A Saint Paul Public Library branch proved the perfect spot for a teen who was experiencing homelessness and had left school. He found a safe place and the support he needed—Wilder social worker Ruby...More about this story »

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