FHL Foundation Makes Fall 2018 Grants

At our October 9th, 2018, Fall board meeting the board approved the following grants: Vero Beach Art Museum (international lecture series) — $10,000 Bienvenidos Outreach (Food Pantry) — $7,500 Animal Humane (Vet Clinic – Dental Procedures) — $20,000 Bridges for Education (First Gen College Prep) — $20,000 Imagination Library (books for children) — $5,000 Libros […]

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The President’s Thoughts on NM’s “Broken” Foster Care System

An article by Colleen Heild appeared in the September 23rd issue of the Sunday Albuquerque Journal that caught my eye. It’s entitled Advocates: NM’s Foster Care System ‘Broken.’ A lawsuit, filed by a group of child advocates, alleges that “thousands of abused or neglected children in New Mexico are removed from unsafe conditions at home […]

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NOVA Video — Child Separation Policies and the Psychological Damage They Could Cause

We just received word from attachment researcher Dr. Karlen Lyons-Ruth that she was profiled in a short NOVA video on current child separation policies and the psychological damage such policies could cause. Click on this link to view this video over at NOVA’s Facebook page. Our Foundation has provided funding in support of Dr. Lyons-Ruth’s […]

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REPRINT: “Separation Is Never Ending: Attachment Is a Human Right” by Jessica Borelli

I was recently contacted by Kazuko Behrens by email. Kazuko is an attachment researcher. Our Foundation funded Kazuko’s research in the past. Kazuko informed me that a number of attachment researchers (a few of which have also received funding from our Foundation) have released a statement concerning the parent-child separations taking place along the US-Mexico […]

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A Question of Attachment now available!

The Foundation’s president has successfully navigated the challenging waters of Kindle Direct Publishing. His new book A Question of Attachment—Toward A Lossless Society is now available exclusively at Amazon. It is available in eBook and paperback formats. To read a preview and for ordering information, click on this link. Here’s the Amazon web site description: […]

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FHL Foundation Makes Winter 2018 Grants

At its January 30th, 2018, board meeting, the board made the following grants: Dental Care In Your Home—$10,000. DCIYH provides dental care to people who are home bound or who may have special needs. They provide exams, teeth cleanings, x-rays, fillings, and more. University of South Florida—$15,000. This grant is in support of cancer research. […]

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SITE VISIT: Paws and Stripes

A few weeks back, I was sitting in my chiropractor’s waiting room when I spied a special issue of National Geographic entitled Animal Minds. According to this special issue, animal cognition is a hot area of research these days. It would appear that ethology—the study of animal behavior—is making a bit of a comeback. At […]

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FHL Foundation Makes Fall 2017 Grants

At its October 10th, 2017, board meeting, the board made the following grants: Language Conservancy—$5,000. This grant is in support of efforts to create a Keres dictionary. Keres is the language of the Pueblo of Acoma. Back in 2012, the Foundation made a grant to the Lakota Language Consortium. This grant was designed to put […]

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Stained Glass Window Restoration Project Completed

We just received word that the Stained Glass Window Restoration Project at the Community Church of Douglaston (Long Island) has been completed. The FHL Foundation made a $50,000 grant in support of this project. The Foundation’s founder, Fritz Leonhardt, was a longtime resident of Douglaston and he and his family regularly attended services at CCD. […]

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Update: Grant to Hydroplane & Raceboat Museum

David Williams, executive director at the Hydroplane & Raceboat Museum in Kent, WA, sent me an interim update report on the grant we made in support of their J(Junior)-Hydro Program. David writes the following: “J (Junior) Class racing uses the same 15 cubic inch motor on two different styles of boats. One is a 3 […]

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