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Major Donation Will Improve, Sustain Sexual Health Research and Care

Matching gift from TAWANI Foundation to help secure nearly $5M for University of Minnesota Medical School’s Program in Human Sexuality MINNEAPOLIS – The University of Minnesota Medical School today announced a significant donation that will provide sustained support for its Program in Human Sexuality while providing an incentive for additional individual donations. This area of health…

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Providing support to Hidden Heroes

Hidden Heroes, a groundbreaking campaign created by Senator Elizabeth Dole and the Elizabeth Dole Foundation, launched in September 2016. Its mission is to provide critical resources to those caring for wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans. Joining Senator Dole in the initiative are Tom Brokaw, Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, Secretary of Veterans Affairs…

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TAWANI funds new trans studies course at University of Toronto

On April 13, 2016, students, alumni, donors and faculty of the Mark S. Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies gathered at Hart House for the fourth annual Bonham Centre Awards to celebrate the contributions of LGBT business and policy leaders. Among those feted was COL Jennifer Pritzker, Founder of the TAWANI Foundation and President of TAWANI…

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Colonel Pritzker Awarded the 2016 Spirit of Hope Award

Colonel Pritzker is proud to have been awarded the 2016 Spirit of Hope Award, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Defense. Comedian Bob Hope was legendary for his support of the U.S. armed forces, having entertained them all over the world for almost 50 years. He headlined 57 U.S.O. tours through four wars, often in…

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Helping bring the Charles Gates Dawes story to life

Sometimes, uncovering wisdom from the past is a great gift to improve lives today. That was precisely the intent behind the TAWANI Foundation providing funding to publish the biography, “Charles Gates Dawes: A Life.” The book, written by Annette B. Dunlap and published by the Evanston Historical Society, is the first comprehensive account of Dawes. The…

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TAWANI Foundation Makes $1 Million Commitment to Lurie Children’s Gender & Sex Development Program

The Chicago-based TAWANI Foundation has announced a $1 million commitment to the Gender & Sex Development Program of Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, with $500,000 of that in the form of a community challenge. For every dollar received from donors supporting the program, Lurie Children’s will receive a grant dollar from…

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