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May 2019

Why Addiction is a Learning Disorder and Why It Matters

May 8, 2019 at 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Coffman Memorial Union Theater, 300 Washington Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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  Chris Wivholm Foundation is co-sponsoring the following event.  Medical Discovery Team on Addiction invites you to hear Maia Szalavitz, the author of bestseller “Unbroken Brain”. May 8, 2019 10:00-11:30 AM COFFMAN MEMORIAL UNION THEATER Maia Szalavitz is the author of the New York Times bestseller, Unbroken Brain: A Revolutionary New Way of Understanding Addiction, which is widely recognized as an important advance in thinking about the nature of addiction and how to cope with it, personally and politically. Her…

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A Different Kind of Grief

May 10, 2019 at 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

We are excited to host Gloria Englund, MA, psychotherapist, author, Recovery Coach, and accomplished public speaker for a half-day training this Spring. Gloria is the founder of Recovering U, and offers highly acclaimed support groups for those who have lost a loved one to addiction. The stigma and shame surrounding the disease of addiction (that often keeps clients from seeking support after addiction-related deaths) can be lessened through education and understanding the role this disease plays in the grief process.…

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Chris Wivholm Scholarship Will be Awarded on May 16th

May 16, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
EPHS Performing Arts Center, 17185 Valley View Road
Eden Prairie, MN 55346
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We are proud to present our first Chris Wivholm Memorial Scholarship to an Eden Prairie High School student on Thursday, May 16th at 7 pm at the Eden Prairie High School Performing Arts Center.  

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Dinner & Silent Auction Event at Wildfire Restaurant

May 18, 2019 at 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wildfire Restaurant, 8251 Flying Cloud Drive
Eden Prairie, MN 55344
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This is a sold out event. Please contact us directly if you would like to inquire about the Dinner and Silent Auction event on May 18, 2019. Our featured speaker, Mark Thomas, PhD, director of the Medical Discovery Team on Addiction, a new collaborative research program to discover new treatment options for Opioid-Use Disorder. His research examines how addictive drugs alter the brain and how these changes can lead to compulsive drug use. His lab is now focusing on ways to disrupt…

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June 2019

Pampered Chef Fundraiser to benefit Chris Wivholm Foundation | May 7 – June 5

June 5, 2019 at 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

You are invited to participate in our Pampered Chef Fundraiser by placing an order during the next 30 days, Tuesday May 7th through Thursday June 6th, to benefit the Chris Wivholm Foundation - Funding Research and Support for the Disease of Addiction. SHOP NOW A blend of the Chris Wivholm Foundation and a product line focused on enhancing homes and family through meal preparation seems like a good fit! Pampered Chef products are high quality tools that help you save time,…

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August 2019

Thirty-One Gifts Party & Fundraiser

August 3, 2019 at 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Grace Church, 9301 Eden Prairie Road
Eden Prairie, MN 55347 United States
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Please join us for a fun thirty one bags party! 25% of total purchases will benefit the Foundation and its mission. There will be specials and give aways! Open house style event. Come and bring friends! You can also order online at https://www.mythirtyone.com/465915?pd=11361135 or here www.bagladychristine.com and REMEMBER to select Chris Wivholm Foundation Fundraiser! RSVP Questions? Please call text Christine at 651-329-2270 or email at christine@bondifamily.com. Thank you!

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November 2019

NYC First Fundraiser & Reception with Mark Thomas, PhD

November 7, 2019 at 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
French Institute Alliance Francaise, 22 East 60th Street
New York, NY 10022 United States
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Registration deadline is extended to Monday, October 21, 2019. First NYC Fundraiser featuring Mark Thomas, PhD, Professor of Neuroscience and Scientific Director of the Medical Discovery Team on Addiction, University of Minnesota. Chris Wivholm Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization that is helping to ensure that fewer individuals will lose their fight with addiction. We are raising money for a great cause to support University of Minnesota Medical Discovery Team—Strategy to Develop New Therapies for Opioid-Use Disorder. Cocktails, Appetizers, Presentation. …

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Pampered Chef Fundraiser to benefit Chris Wivholm Foundation

November 17, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Are you looking for Holiday gifts or other special occasions? Do you like to cook and share this fun with your kids? Check out new Pampered Chef catalog! Please join us at this event to raise money for Neuroscience Research, Community Service, Harm Reduction and High School Scholarship. This is online event that anyone can participate by using the link below. The Pampered Chef will donate a portion of the product sales to the Foundation and the Pchef Sales Consultant is…

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January 2020

2nd Annual Breakfast & Presentation

January 25, 2020 at 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Midland Hills Country Club, 2001 Fulham Street
Roseville, MN 55113 United States
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Please join us for Breakfast and Silent Auction on Saturday, January 25, 2020 at the Midland Hills Country Club in Roseville, MN. Our featured speaker, Mark Thomas, PhD, Director of the Medical Discovery Team on Addiction at the University of Minnesota, a new collaborative research program to discover new treatment options for Opioid-Use Disorder. His research examines how addictive drugs alter the brain and how these changes can lead to compulsive drug use. His lab is now focusing on ways to…

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September 2020

Pampered Chef Online Party – Think Christmas Gifts!

September 18, 2020 at 12:00 am - September 26, 2020 at 11:30 pm

Let's have some fun online and shop for Christmas gifts or for ourselves! Mark your calendar, and invite a friend or two! You’ll learn recipes and tips to help get delicious meals quickly on your table. A portion of the party sales will go to a great cause. Please select the option to have your order shipped directly to yourself!! The party will be happening on Facebook, please like the Chris Wivholm Foundation on Facebook and register to attend. Once…

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