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Latest updates and mission achievements

We can, we must, and we will do more to fight for racial equity: Message from Wilder President and CEO Armando Camacho

August 31, 2020 by Armando Camacho
Friends of Wilder, I am dismayed to be writing to you yet again about violent, traumatic events in our country fueled by racism. We are forced to confront more tragedy, injustice, and pain while… Read more »

Wilder COVID-19 update: operations continue with modifications

July 30, 2020
There is no higher priority than the health and safety of our clients, families and staff. At this time, Wilder is conducting operations with additional precautions. Please see below for information… Read more »

The Time to Act Is Now: Wilder's Commitment to Racial Equity

June 12, 2020
Dear friends of Wilder, Our hearts remain heavy as we mourn the senseless and brutal killing of George Floyd. Yet our spirits are heartened at the global upswell of unified voices calling for real… Read more »

Armando Camacho to Become President and CEO of Amherst H. Wilder Foundation

June 3, 2020
The Amherst H. Wilder Foundation announced today the appointment of Armando Camacho as President and CEO, ushering in the next chapter for the longstanding Saint Paul nonprofit organization.

In Response to the Killing of George Floyd

May 29, 2020
We are heartbroken and horrified by the tragic killing of George Floyd. The events of this week have made clear the deep trauma and heartache present in our community. We are confronted by the… Read more »

A Message from Board Chair Julie Brunner

May 27, 2020
Dear friends of Wilder, I am writing to inform you of difficult decisions Wilder has made regarding changes to our operations that will take effect in the coming weeks and months.

Wilder School-Based Therapist Yonis Gabow Featured in Star Tribune

March 2, 2020
Yonis Gabo, a Wilder school-based mental health therapist, works with students at Minnesota Math and Science Academy. He recently shared his experience as one of the few Somali-speaking mental health… Read more »

Twin Cities Mobile Market Now a Program of The Food Group

March 2, 2020
The Food Group and Amherst H. Wilder Foundation are pleased to announce that Twin Cities Mobile Market is now a program of The Food Group.