Brainstorming Blog

Mud for Brains

Help support Team Mud For Brains! Team Mud for Brains consists of a group of 10 fun loving, challenge seeking people running the Tough Mudder at Mt. Snow Vermont on May 31st. We are running for the Avielle Foundation and to raise awareness for much needed brain health research and education.

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We Speak Up for Kids…

Dear friends, This May, the Avielle Foundation joins the Child Mind Institute (CMI) and their Speak Up for Kids campaign.  Below is a short editorial we wrote to promote the great work the CMI does and to speak up: The Avielle Foundation speaks up for kids because we believe our future depends

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The Foundry Kitchen and Tavern – Thank You!

Our first Newtown and Sandy Hook event for the Avielle Foundation was held at the Foundry Kitchen in Tavern this past Monday, April 21st.  Although we have been operating in an official capacity for 16 months, we felt protective of Newtown.  We wanted to be certain to not burden our

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Update on the Scientific Front

The Avielle Foundation is committed to advancing brain health research to prevent violence. This is done through raising awareness of the need for this kind of research within the scientific community; advocating for increased funding for research; and most importantly, providing researchers with the much needed funding to perform research,

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Crisis Intervention Training in Berkshire County

This past Friday, March 21st The Avielle Foundation had the opportunity to take part in a crisis intervention training course offered in Western Massachusetts at the Berkshire Community College in Pittsfield.  Dr. Jeremy Richman, CEO of the Aviell Foundation,  was invited to provide a 90 minute presentation and discussion on

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It’s Brain Awareness Week!

Brain Awareness Week (BAW) occurs each March and is an international campaign to highlight the benefits of brain research.  This year BAW is March 10-16.  This is a great time to educate yourself on all things brain. Organizers around the world offer lectures, activities, laboratory tours, workshops, exhibits, and more.

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The 16th Annual Donohue Party

If you are in the area, celebrate St Patrick’s Day and support the Avielle Foundation!                                      The Fainting Goat is located at: 846 Broadway Denver, CO 80203 Click here for a Map

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The Firefly Newsletter

Dear Friends of The Avielle Foundation, It is with great joy and excitement that we present you with our very first newsletter, The Firefly.  We want to sincerely thank you.  Without grass root support we would not have made such great progress.  We hope you are proud of what you

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Congressional Brain Health Education

This past week, on Tuesday February 11th, The Avielle Foundation was in Washington, DC for a special visit to the Capital.  Hosted by Connecticut Senators Chris Murphy and Dick Blumenthal, we had the opportunity to present an education briefing about brain health and the mission of the Avielle Foundation.  The

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