Healing. Cultivating. Enriching lives.

About Us


Our Mission

The Mission of the Wenk Family Charitable Foundation is to enrich the lives of children and animals who are compromised by physical, emotional, or mental disabilities or at risk by circumstance.


Our Purpose

The Wenk Family Charitable Foundation is an independent family foundation dedicated to providing support and/or leadership for programs, initiatives and communities that encourage and promote the emotional, physical and mental health of youth and animals. 


Our Vision

The Wenk Family Charitable Foundation will develop and/or support initiatives that improve the quality of life for youth, especially those that incorporate an appreciation of the arts, animals and nature. 

Wenk Foundation supports Rescue Village

The Wenk Family Charitable Foundation makes a $5,000 matching fund donation to Rescue Village to launch their 

"The LIFEsaving GOES ON" fundraiser. 

Help Our Cause

 THE POWER OF HARMONY Initiative will help enrich the lives of young men in the Ohio youth prison system by introducing music as a medium to channel creative talents, introduce its therapeutic impact, encourage a positive, cooperative spirit and establish singing as a core personal and community asset. The four cornerstones of the program are Performance, Education, Participation and Mentorship. Reach out on our Contact Us page to learn more about the program. Donate to help underwrite this important program by clicking on the DONATE NOW button, below!

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Help Our Cause

 "Pawsitive Steps” is a program established in July 2018 by the Wenk Family Charitable Foundation in cooperation with Cuyahoga Hills Juvenile Correctional Facility and Rescue Village, an animal welfare agency in Geauga County (near Cleveland, Ohio). Pawsitive Steps enables ‘at promise’ youth to work with ‘at promise' animals.

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