Wilder News

Latest updates and mission achievements


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 Gabow, 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… 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 »

Wilder Earns Service Enterprise Designation for Work with Volunteers

November 22, 2019
We are excited to announce that Wilder has been certified by Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service, as a Service Enterprise. Organizations that achieve… Read more »

Pioneer Press: Saint Paul City Council Approves Array of Affordable Housing Initiatives

November 15, 2019
This week the Saint Paul City Council approved three affordable housing initiatives, including one that supports families at Saint Paul Promise Neighborhood and Achievement Plus schools. Read the… Read more »