In her role, Hebenstreit oversees all advocacy and awareness efforts, builds and maintains relationships with key community partners, and manages the day-to-day functions of the foundation, including the grant process, communications, and speaking engagements.
“We are fortunate to have Julia in this vital role as The Kim Foundation continues to expand its work as a connector, a resource, and a catalyst for change within the mental health arena,” said the organization’
Previously administrative director of The Kim Foundation, Hebenstreit brings to her role a wealth of leadership experience within the non-profit sector. She holds a J.D. from the Creighton University School of Law.
“I am very excited to take the reins as the executive director of The Kim Foundation. The rich history and connections of the foundation are essential building blocks to move us forward with a more targeted focus and new initiatives,”
ABOUT THE KIM FOUNDATION:
The Kim Foundation is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of those impacted by mental illness through advocacy, education, and support. Based in Omaha, Nebraska, The Kim Foundation strives to build a united, comprehensive response to assist children, adults, and families in achieving health, healing, and recovery. The Kim Foundation serves as a communication link between individuals, families, and organizations throughout the state of Nebraska and moves to reduce the stigma often associated with seeking mental health care. For more information about The Kim Foundation, visit www.thekimfoundation.org