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June 2015

Bingo Fundraiser for Independent Living Services

June 25, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Hamburger Mary’s, 2130 S. Kinnickinnic Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53207 United States
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Come support ILS with a fun-filled and slightly saucy night of bingo! Reservations required, spots are limited! RSVP to Hamburger Mary's: (414) 988-9324 Bingo starts at 8 p.m., play all night. — Donations to SaintA are welcome. Your donation goes a long way to assure young adults in our community have the opportunity to grow into lifelong learners and become…

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September 2015

Duffle Bag Drive for Foster Children

September 22, 2015 - November 8, 2015

We serve kids who have to often be relocated on short — or no — notice. We'd like to make the transition easier, which means providing them with something to transport their stuff. It may not seem like much, but providing Bob the Bunny a safe place to hide during this stressful time removes one anxiety so everyone can focus…

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November 2015

165th Anniversary Celebration

November 10, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Bradley Pavilion at The Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 929 N. Water Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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$75.00

Join us in celebrating 165 years of providing high quality programming to vulnerable children in Southeastern Wisconsin and beyond. Our fundraising celebration will feature the exciting research and knowledge of bestselling author and international expert on neurobiology, Bruce D. Perry, M.D., Ph.D. Dr. Bruce Perry Dr. Perry, founder of The ChildTrauma Academy, focuses on the translation of emerging findings about…

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December 2015

Hiring Fair

December 10, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
SaintA at Summit Place, 6737 W. Washington St. Ste. 4400
West Allis, WI 53214 United States
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Targeted positions in child welfare: Case Management Family Engagement Residential Caregiver Support Targeted audience: Recent or soon-to-graduate candidates with experience Candidates already in the workforce Candidates with prior case management experience A Variety of Opportunities Await We’re reviewing resumes and holding interviews on the spot. Please come prepared: bring copies of your resume and references. Visit SaintA.org/careers for the most…

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April 2016

Childhood Adversity & Poverty: Creating a Collaborative Response

April 12, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Italian Community Center, 631 E. Chicago St.
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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Free

The links between childhood adversity and poverty and violence are undeniable. Learn how a trauma informed approach creates opportunity for healing. Keynote speaker: Dr. Roy Wade, pediatrician from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia who specializes in the connection between adverse childhood experiences and urban issues such as poverty, violence and health problems. Schedule 3 p.m. Welcome 3:30 p.m. Opening Remarks, Milwaukee…

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January 2017

Food for Thought: A Culinary Experience to Benefit SaintA

January 30, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Tandem Restaurant, 1848 W Fond du Lac Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53205 United States
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$90

Did you know there are more than 2,000 kids in foster care in Milwaukee County alone? That’s Food for Thought – and a reason to cook up a fundraiser for SaintA, a trauma-informed foster care and adoption agency. Enjoy six courses, with wine pairings, lovingly created by local Milwaukee chefs!

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February 2017

GRiD MKE Launch Party

February 2, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
SaintA – Franciscan Center, 3939 N. 88th St.
Milwaukee, WI 53222 United States
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When youth age out of foster care, it’s far too easy for them to fall off the grid and not have access to services to help them successfully enter into adulthood. But now, there’s an app for that. We’re pleased to announce GRiD MKE, a phone app made possible by the Tellier Foundation and our community partners. Please join us for the official unveiling and meet the partners dedicated to GRiD MKE’s success.

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March 2017

Charmed by Charity Soiree

March 30, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Alex and Ani Mayfair Mall, 2500 N. Mayfair Rd.
Wauwatosa, WI 53226 United States
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Come sip refreshments, snack on small bites and shop with others who share your passion for giving back. 15% of all proceeds will be donated to support SaintA.

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May 2017

Foster Care Call-to-Action Day

May 6, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
SaintA – Franciscan Center, 3939 N. 88th St.
Milwaukee, WI 53222 United States
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Thank you for answering the call of being foster parents! Let’s celebrate together with our 2nd Annual Call-to-Action Day on Saturday, May 6, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. at the SaintA Franciscan Center (3939 N. 88th Street). The morning features light refreshments, plenty of space to network with friends both old and new, and the chance to exchange caregiver stories. It’s your…

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June 2017

A Time to Heal Author Talk + Panel Discussion

June 15, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Hilton Milwaukee City Center, 509 West Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53203 United States

Please join us for a FREE author talk by John Schmid, followed by a panel discussion.

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August 2017

SaintA Presents MILWAUKEE 53206

August 15, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
SaintA – Franciscan Center, 3939 N. 88th St.
Milwaukee, WI 53222 United States
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Please join us for a FREE screening of MILWAUKEE 53206 with a community discussion to follow.

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March 2018

SaintA YTA Program Open House

March 15, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
SaintA YTA Office, 3927 N. 88th St.
Milwaukee, WI 53222 United States
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Join us on March 15 for our Youth Transitioning to Adulthood Program's Open House!

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May 2018

Foster Care Call-to-Action Day 2018

May 5, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
SaintA – Franciscan Center, 3939 N. 88th St.
Milwaukee, WI 53222 United States
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On Saturday, May 5, from 9 a.m. – noon, SaintA will host its 3rd Annual Call to Action Day, a celebration of foster parents and a chance for families to recommit themselves to the calling.

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June 2018

Spring Car Wash Fundraiser

June 16, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
SaintA, 8901 W Capitol Dr
Milwaukee, WI 53222 United States
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Join our Youth Tranisitioning to Adulthood for a Spring Car Wash Fundraiser to support the Milwaukee Youth Advisory Council!

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September 2018

Healing Trauma, Healthy Communities Conference

September 26, 2018 - September 28, 2018
Wisconsin Center, 400 West Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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Join us in September for the Healing Trauma, Healthy Communities Conference at the Wisconsin Center!

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August 2019

Heart of Canal Street Pays Big Bingo

August 9, 2019 - December 13, 2019
Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, 1721 W Canal St,
Milwaukee, WI 53233 United States
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This year, SaintA is in the running to be a beneficiary of Potawatomi Hotel & Casino’s community program – Heart of Canal Street. If we’re one of the 31 charities selected to receive funding, we will use the funds to support our array of services, including our outpatient mental health clinic, programs for former foster youth transitioning into adulthood, and…

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October 2019

2019 Summit on Poverty and SWIM Conference: “Self-Reflection, Hope and Collective Impact.”

October 7, 2019 - October 8, 2019
Wisconsin Center, 400 West Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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SaintA is a proud sponsor of the 2019 Summit on Poverty, which is combined with the annual SWIM Conference this year. The event brings together the Social Development Commission expertise and the resources of the Marquette University collaborative, Scaling Wellness in Milwaukee (SWIM). The two-day summit encourages participants to hold a mirror up to themselves individually so we can see…

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December 2019

Candy Cane Connection

December 14, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Davians, N56W16300 Silver Spring Dr
Menomonee Falls, WI 53051 United States
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Come Connect and Celebrate Join us with your children for a morning of fun! This is a great opportunity for you to connect with fellow SaintA foster parents as your children play. In addition to a delicious breakfast, there will be lots of fun things for the children (and adults) to do! Please help us spread some holiday cheer by…

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November 2020

TSS Virtual Networking

November 6, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Virtual WI
Free

Network with colleagues from other Wisconsin organizations embarking on the work of creating a Trauma Sensitive School. Share ideas, progress, resources and tools for implementation. Trainer: Sara Daniel    Cost: FREE

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January 2021

Train the Trainer: 7ei of Trauma Sensitive Schools

January 11 @ 8:30 am - January 26 @ 10:30 am
Virtual WI
$2500

Continue the growth of Trauma-Sensitive Schools in your district by learning how to provide SaintA's 7ei module of Trauma Informed Care as ongoing professional development for your own staff. Enhance your knowledge about the underlying research, equip yourself with the tools and resources you need, and receive coaching to deliver the content most effectively. Trainers: Sara Daniel &Kanisha Phelps   …

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Intro: 7ei (TIC)

January 11 @ 9:00 am - January 12 @ 12:00 pm
Virtual WI
$120

This training is an introduction to the model of trauma informed care that SaintA has developed over the past seven years and has implemented across all of its programs. Participants who attend this training will be able to: Describe the prevalence of adverse experiences and the scope of their impact. Define and respond to behavior from a trauma informed perspective.…

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Advanced Trauma Informed Care (8-Part Series)

January 13 @ 10:00 am - March 3 @ 12:00 pm
Virtual WI + Google Map
$230

This series of next-level Trauma Informed Care trainings dive deeper into the application and advance concepts of the Seven Essential Ingredients (7ei). Wednesday, January 13: The Cutting Edge of the Trauma Informed Movement Catch up to the latest news about TIC. We’ll discuss the debate about how ACEs are being used, review the science that supports the argument that trauma…

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Recertification: Train the Trainer (TSS)

January 14 @ 8:30 am - January 21 @ 10:30 am
Virtual WI
$1000

Become re-certified in providing SaintA's 7ei module of Trauma Informed Care as ongoing professional development for your own staff. Participants will receive the latest research in the field, as well as updated tools and resources to create awareness and inspire a trauma informed perspective in their school or district. NOTE: All participants in the Recertification course may also attend the…

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March 2021

Trauma Sensitive Schools Networking Meeting

March 5 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Virtual WI
Free

Network with colleagues from other Wisconsin schools embarking on the work of creating a Trauma Sensitive School. Share ideas, progress, resources and tools for implementation. These meetings are FREE, but we do ask you to register so you can be sent a link to access the meeting. ★ March 5, 2021 - VIRTUAL MEETING (9:00am to 10:30am CST)

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Introduction: Seven Essential Ingredients (7ei) of Trauma Sensitive Schools

March 8 @ 8:30 am - March 9 @ 12:00 pm
Virtual WI
$120

This two-part Virtual Session is an introduction to the model of trauma informed care that SaintA has developed over the past seven years and has implemented across a variety of school environments. Participants who attend this training will be able to: Describe the prevalence of adverse experiences and the scope of their impact. Describe how trauma affects the brain and…

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Train the Trainer: 7ei of Trauma Sensitive Schools

March 8 @ 8:30 am - March 23 @ 12:00 pm
Virtual WI
$2500

Want to continue the growth of Trauma Sensitive Schools in your district? Train the Trainer is a great way for you to do so. Trainers will be able to provide ongoing professional development to current and new staff, promoting a common language that supports best practice for students and families. Participants in this eight part virtual session will train in…

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Train the Trainer Recertification: 7ei of Trauma Sensitive Schools

March 11 @ 8:30 am - March 18 @ 10:30 am
Virtual WI
$1000

Want to continue the growth of Trauma Sensitive Schools in your district? Train the Trainer Recertification is a great way for you to do so. Trainers will be able to provide ongoing professional development to current and new staff, promoting a common language that supports best practice for students and families. Participants will attend this four-part virtual session to be…

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Intro: 7ei (TIC)

March 11 @ 1:00 pm - March 12 @ 4:00 pm
Virtual WI + Google Map
$120

This training is an introduction to the model of trauma informed care that SaintA has developed over the past seven years and has implemented across all of its programs. Participants who attend this training will be able to: Describe the prevalence of adverse experiences and the scope of their impact. Define and respond to behavior from a trauma informed perspective.…

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Train the Trainer: 7ei of Trauma Informed Care

March 11 @ 1:00 pm - March 23 @ 4:00 pm
Virtual WI
$2,500

Want to become a 7ei Trainer? Train the Trainer is a great way to continue the growth of trauma informed care at your organization. Trainers will be able to provide ongoing professional development to current and new staff. This promotes a common language of trauma informed care that supports best practice for children, families and adults. Participants will attend a…

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Recertification: Train the Trainer (TIC)

March 15 @ 1:00 pm - March 19 @ 4:00 pm
Virtual WI
$1,000

Participants will attend a four day workshop in which they will be trained by SaintA training staff on SaintA’s 7ei module of trauma informed care. Participants will enhance their knowledge about the underlying research and resources that support 7ei. Participants will be equipped with tools and resources to create awareness and inspire a trauma informed perspective in their agency or…

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April 2021

TIC In Action

April 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Virtual WI
Free

This year, we are introducing a series of quarterly, hour-long Virtual gatherings designed as a call to action, introducing and discussing specific actions people have taken to promote Trauma Informed practice across the country. These FREE sessions are designed to support people who have previously engaged in learning with SaintA, to continue their journey. Newcomers are also welcome to join…

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