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Why I Volunteer at Family Scholar House

Published on January 16, 2024

Our intern, Loghan Currin, shares why she chose to volunteer at Family Scholar House and her most endearing moments.

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Passion: The Catalyst I Went Searching For

Published on December 14, 2023

In this blog, our Assistant Director of Philanthropy, Jessica Moore, shares her journey to reignite her professional passion and how Family Scholar House scratches that itch.

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Family Scholar House celebrates groundbreaking in Sellersburg

Published on December 6, 2023

Cathe Dykstra, president and CEO of Family Scholar House, said the project is "more than affordable housing. We are building brighter futures for single mothers and their children and prosperity for generations to come," she said. This will be the first Family Scholar House in Southern Indiana.

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Philanthropy and the Power of the Trim Tab

Published on November 8, 2023

Betty Sallengs, Vice President of Philanthropy, shares how we can all make minor shifts that produce major results and lasting impact.

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Eating Through the Holidays

Published on November 4, 2023

Thanksgiving officially starts the holiday season. Our Health and Wellness Coach, DeNisha Harbinson, wrote a blog of tips for eating through the holidays.

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A Look Back to Our Beginnings

Published on October 18, 2023

Family Scholar House has a rich history, originating in 1995 as an organization for Louisvillian mothers, then known as Project Women. Individuals from the Ursuline Sisters of Louisville, Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, Sisters of Loretto, Dominican Sisters of Peace, Sisters of the Good Shepherd, and Sisters of Mercy joined together with the vision to support single mothers pursuing post-secondary education.

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