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Inspiring People to Hang On An interview with Van Wezel Foundation CEO, Cheryl Mendelson.By Sylvia Whitman, SCENE Magazine. April 30, 2020 Isolated at home and forced to pause, Americans are thinking, evaluating, and prioritizing, Mendelson says. They see musicians stepping onto porches and playing their violins, singers performing in cyberspace.

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You Could be the ONE

During the 2020 Giving Challenge from noon – noon April 28 – 29, you could be the one to help us fulfill our mission and create even more indelible learning experiences for children. The arts bring communities together. Now more than ever, it’s important for donors to invest in the

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DONOR SPOTLIGHT: Meet Joan Lieberman

Meet Joan Lieberman! Joan is originally from Milwaukee, WI and currently resides on Longboat Key. Joan is a huge football fan (Go Packers!), has a passion for the performing arts and loves a good Broadway musical or comedic performance. In fact, The Jersey Boys is one of her favorites. She

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CARES Act Allows for Greater Tax Deductions

CARES Act Provides Donor Incentives The Van Wezel Foundation is grateful for your generous support of our work over the years. As we adapt to our new reality, we would like to bring to your attention new tax incentives for charitable giving that were included in the recently enacted Coronavirus

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