Wilder News

Latest updates and mission achievements

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.

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 COVID-19 update: operations continue with modifications

April 27, 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 »

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.

Wilder Seeks President and CEO

January 30, 2020
The Amherst H. Wilder Foundation is seeking a visionary leader to join the organization as its next president and CEO. The president and CEO oversees all aspects of the foundation and is responsible… Read more »

Dr. Pahoua Yang Featured on NPR's Life Kit Podcast

January 24, 2020
Dr. Pahoua Yang, Wilder's vice president of mental health and wellness, shares ideas about how to break through mental health stigmas and get started with therapy in this episode of NPR's Life Kit… Read more »