Preventing Sexual Assault Year Round

April 13, 2015

April is designated Sexual Assault Awareness month, and across the nation programs and workshops are offered and campaigns are conducted, all with the goal of educating the public about responding to and preventing sexual assault. However, making our lives and others’ safer in homes, on campuses, in workplaces, in all institutions, and wherever we are…

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2014 End-of-Year Reflection

December 18, 2014

As 2014 comes to a close, when I think about the past year and what the LKW Fund accomplished, I feel immensely grateful to everyone whose support has helped Laura’s Fund survive and flourish to the degree it has. So I approach 2015 with a renewed pledge to continue our advocacy to bring awareness to…

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Cinnamon Rolls at Great Harvest Bread Co.

September 1, 2014

Starting September 2, and for the entire month of September, Great Harvest Bread Company on Pine Street in Burlington will donate a portion of the sales of cinnamon rolls to the LKW Fund. Why cinnamon rolls? Because they were Laura’s favorite treat and she was a frequent and enthusiastic customer (consumer!) beginning when Great Harvest…

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Laura’s Art In Art Hop

August 21, 2014

Laura was a prolific mixed-media artist. Over the years she produced an astonishing number of works that we feel so fortunate to have; and it is bittersweet to discover, as we do from time to time, even more pieces among her possessions. In this small but unique way, she is still with us. Beginning September…

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Join Us At Bluebird Barbecue 7/16

July 14, 2014

We’re just 2 days away from Bluebird Barbecue’s Community Night to raise money for our Laura’s Art Room Campaign. Ned and I will be there to greet you. Bluebird is giving us this excellent opportunity to raise a good sum of money toward the $40K we pledged to King Street Center to name the art…

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A Warmest Welcome Back to the 2014 Laura’s March!

June 24, 2014

We are delighted to report that gifted indie singer/song-writer/guitarist Antara; accomplished master of ceremonies Corey Gottfried; and talented artist–the woman who transforms faces with whimsical designs–Sandy Hawkes, will be doing their magic again at this year’s Laura’s March on Sept. 13. Having them with us at Laura’s March year after year has become a tradition of…

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Congratulations Ellen Sklar!

April 14, 2014

The week of April 6 to 12 was National Crime Victims’ Rights Week. In Vermont, after a week of workshops, seminars, and other activities, the Vermont Center for Crime Victims hosted an awards ceremony on Friday, April 11, to acknowledge advocates, survivor activists, and others for their exemplary contributions on behalf of crime victims. One…

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