The Avielle Foundation Profiled in the Wall Street Journal

Today’s Wall Street Journal features an article on The Avielle Foundation, and touches upon our efforts to reduce future incidences of violence through brain health research: “Dr. Richman, 43 years old, is a neuropharmacologist and senior fellow at Boehringer Ingelheim, a pharmaceutical company. Ms. Hensel, 47, has worked in regulatory medical writing, preparing reports on clinical-trial … Read moreThe Avielle Foundation Profiled in the Wall Street Journal

The Avielle Foundation on All Things Considered

Yesterday, an interview with Jennifer and Jeremy was broadcast on WSHU’s All Things Considered with Craig LeMoult.  They took the opportunity to discuss their approach to brain health research and how their work with the foundation has been part of their healing process.  You can listen to the interview using the player below, or by … Read moreThe Avielle Foundation on All Things Considered

Avielle Foundation on Good Day NY

Today is the 6-month anniversary of the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School.  This morning, Avielle’s parents Jennifer and Jeremy appeared on Good Day New York for an extensive interview.  Thanks for Fox New York and everyone at Good Day New York for remembering all of the victims of this event, and also for giving … Read moreAvielle Foundation on Good Day NY

The Avielle Foundation makes international news!

This morning, the Avielle Foundation was profiled in an Associated Press article.  At this moment, over 1700 newspapers and 5000 television and radio broadcasts have permission to publish the article, and many have already chosen to do so.   By Michael Melia (AP) HARTFORD, Conn. — As parents, Jeremy Richman and Jennifer Hensel were plunged … Read moreThe Avielle Foundation makes international news!

Avielle Foundation Introduces Scientific Advisory Board That Will Guide, Prioritize Funding of Brain Health Research to Identify Underpinnings of Violence

Sandy Hook Organization Focused on Two-Pronged Approach to Reducing Violence NEWTOWN, Conn., April 15, 2013 – The Avielle Foundation, formed in January with a goal of preventing violence through brain health research and the fostering of community initiatives, today announced its scientific advisory board (SAB) comprised of world-renowned experts in psychology, psychiatry and neuroscience. Introduced by … Read moreAvielle Foundation Introduces Scientific Advisory Board That Will Guide, Prioritize Funding of Brain Health Research to Identify Underpinnings of Violence

The Conway Family Donates $50,000 to the Avielle Foundation

By Jennifer Hensel & Jeremy Richman In March, we had an interesting and inspiring experience over dinner with a gentleman, his wife, and their friend and acquaintances. As we broke bread, we told them about our daughter, Avielle, and about the plans we have to build stronger and safer communities through our foundation. The conversation … Read moreThe Conway Family Donates $50,000 to the Avielle Foundation

Benefit Dinner for the Avielle Foundation

On May 3rd, a benefit dinner for the Avielle Foundation will take place at the Beach Grass Cafe in Solana Beach, CA.  This event is being organized by Kim Fultz, a friend to the Richman-Hensel family and one of Jenn’s former coworkers.  Cindy and Kevin Nelson, the owners of Beach Grass Cafe, will donate 100% … Read moreBenefit Dinner for the Avielle Foundation

Update on White Dragon’s Seminar for Avielle

As many of you have already seen, White Dragon Martial Arts of San Diego held a very successful fundraising event this past weekend.  Initial estimates were that over $10,000 had been raised for The Avielle Foundation.  Unfortunately, it appears those estimates were off by over 30%. Fortunately, the actual amount was even greater!  All told, … Read moreUpdate on White Dragon’s Seminar for Avielle

White Dragon Martial Arts of San Diego Raises over $10k $15k for The Avielle Foundation

As many of you know, the Richman-Hensel family lived in San Diego from 2001-2011.  Shortly after their arrival, Jeremy and Jennifer began training in Kung Fu and Tai Chi at White Dragon Martial Arts.  From her birth in 2006, Avielle was a frequent visitor to the White Dragon school in Mira Mesa, where her mother Jennifer … Read moreWhite Dragon Martial Arts of San Diego Raises over $10k $15k for The Avielle Foundation

Connecticut Credit Union Charitable Foundation Donates to Avielle Foundation in Memory of Newtown Tragedy Victims

(Meriden, Conn.) Since the tragic events at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn., the Connecticut Credit Union Charitable Foundation has collected generous donations from countless individuals and organizations across the United States and Canada. In an effort to channel these funds to an appropriate organization whose goal is to address the fundamental, underlying factors of … Read moreConnecticut Credit Union Charitable Foundation Donates to Avielle Foundation in Memory of Newtown Tragedy Victims

In the News: Sandy Hook Ribbons at the State of the Union Address

Via NPR: “Green ribbons were on prominent display at President Obama’s State of the Union address Tuesday night, worn in honor of the victims of the Newton, Conn., elementary school shooting.” “Plenty of other ribbons and lapel pins gave visual support to causes. But ribbons in the green and white colors of Sandy Hook Elementary … Read moreIn the News: Sandy Hook Ribbons at the State of the Union Address