Monthly Archives: December 2012

GiveWell: Aurora Medical Center in Summit transforms lives with healthy weight

Inspired to make a change in her life, Lisa made a commitment to lose weight. She embarked on the journey with strong determination to improve her health and quality of life. More than halfway to her weight loss goal, Lisa … Continue reading

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GiveWell: Aurora Sinai celebrates 150-year legacy of caring

Good things are happening at Aurora Sinai Medical Center. As the sole remaining hospital serving downtown Milwaukee, Aurora Sinai is a vital community of caregivers and volunteers dedicated to serving our patients. This year, we celebrated:  the relocation of the … Continue reading

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GiveWell: Kradwell School changes children’s lives

“This school has given me a much more positive outlook on my future. I feel like I can and will succeed in life. I have worked hard and the teachers have worked with me. Together, we have accomplished so much.” … Continue reading

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GiveWell: Aurora VNA brings care home for newborn twins

The gift of life — times two For expectant parents, the news that you’re having twins can be exciting and overwhelming at the same time. Laurie and Santiago Navarro — first-time parents — were overjoyed to learn they would welcome … Continue reading

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8th Annual Tree of Angels celebrates remarkable lives

In the midst of garlands, twinkling lights, and stunning ice sculptures, hundreds of visitors gathered at Zilber Family Hospice for the 8th Annual Tree of Angels Celebration to remember their friends and family who have passed. “The Annual Tree of … Continue reading

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GiveWell: Eating Disorders program heals mind, body and spirit

For over 10 million people in the United States, eating disorders are serious, life-threatening illnesses – not choices.  It’s important to recognize the pressures, attitudes and behaviors that shape this often deadly disorder. The Eating Disorders Program at Aurora Psychiatric … Continue reading

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Historic Pabst Mansion gathering celebrates cherished family traditions

On a chilly November evening, Aurora Family Service (AFS)  hosted a traditional, family-style holiday dinner at the historic Pabst Mansion to benefit the Family-to-Family Thanksgiving program, as well as to remember the century-old practice that was its inspiration. At the … Continue reading

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