The Dohmen Company Foundation Partners with Common Ground Healthcare Cooperative to Launch Community Food for Health Program
Posted on: May 12, 2020
CEO Cynthia (Dohmen) LaConte announced today that The Dohmen Company Foundation has partnered with Common Ground Healthcare Cooperative (CGHC) to launch a program which will supply 14 free meals per week to 100 CGHC members in need throughout Milwaukee. This early phase rollout seeks to address some of the urgent community need for food triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic while advancing the foundation’s longer term mission to revitalize the health of communities and the people within them through the power of food.Continue reading...
Dohmen Acquires FoodChain, an Online Marketplace and Logistics Company
Posted on: April 02, 2020
CEO Cynthia (Dohmen) LaConte announced today that Dohmen has acquired FoodChain, an online marketplace and logistics company that speeds delivery and access to nutritious, local food sources.Continue reading...
Dohmen Acquires Cooked, a National Fresh Meal Delivery Company
Posted on: February 18, 2020
CEO Cynthia (Dohmen) LaConte announced today that Dohmen has acquired Chicago-based Cooked, a healthy meal preparation company delivering thousands of meals across the United States each week.Continue reading...
“We are on a mission to revitalize people and communities using food as the primary intervention, “ said foundation President Dale Mittelstaedt. “By acquiring Cooked, we now have the scale, reach and operational expertise to take another step closer to the launch of our comprehensive offering focused on prevention of illness, with healthy food choices at the core. Cooked provides a key element because it has successfully operationalized healthy food production, proprietary packaging and delivery of fresh meals (rather than frozen) across the nation.”
Longtime Philanthropist Dr. Adel Korkor Takes Philanthropy to the Next Level
Posted on: January 07, 2020
CEO Cynthia (Dohmen) LaConte announced today that company founder and philanthropist Dr. Adel Korkor has gifted Salus Corporate Wellness (an S-corporation) to the Dohmen Company Foundation.
“Impacting society is not easy, but it can be done,” said retired nephrologist, Adel Kokor M.D. “I founded Salus to help individuals make healthy lifestyle changes, improving quality of life and lowering the cost of healthcare for employees and the companies they serve. I believe in Dohmen’s effort to shift the nation’s health focus from treatment to prevention, and I feel strongly that by donating Salus to Dohmen, we’ll make the greatest societal impact together.”Continue reading...
Salus Corporate Wellness Joins Dohmen
Posted on: January 07, 2020
CEO Cynthia (Dohmen) LaConte announced today that Salus Corporate Wellness (an S-corporation) has been donated by Dr. Adel Korkor to the Dohmen Company Foundation. LaConte said the addition of Salus—a provider of corporate wellness solutions that focus on lifestyle changes—brings Dohmen one-step closer to completing its comprehensive offering intended to shift the nations’s health paradigm from treatment to prevention.Continue reading...
Dohmen Acquires Milwaukee-based Focused Fork
Posted on: December 10, 2019
CEO Cynthia (Dohmen) LaConte announced today that Dohmen has acquired Milwaukee-based Focused Fork, a personalized whole-foods preparation and distribution business.
“We are on a mission to revitalize people and communities using food as the primary intervention,” said Foundation President Dale Mittelstaedt. “Having Focused Fork join us is one of several strategic steps we’re taking as we build a comprehensive offering to help flip our nation’s health paradigm from treatment of symptoms to prevention of illness.”Continue reading...
Milwaukee’s First Minority Health Film Festival Kicks off Today
Posted on: September 12, 2019
Milwaukee, WI. Sept. 12, 2019 – The first Minority Health Film Festival to be held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin kicks off today, and will be held through September 15. The Milwaukee-based Dohmen Company Foundation chose to sponsor the festival because it features unique film selections, community forums, and an interactive health fair providing the latest information about improving the health statuses of minority populations, said Foundation President, Dale Mittelstaedt.Continue reading...
The Dohmen Company Makes Revolutionary Change to Ownership Structure
Posted on: February 21, 2019
The Dohmen Company, on the heels of a successful exit from the pharmaceutical industry, has made an unprecedented change to its organizational structure, becoming the first company in the nation to transition from a multi-generation, family-owned business to a company wholly owned by a private foundation.Continue reading...