Monthly Archives: February 2014

Get your team together for Lombardi Walks for Cancer in Milwaukee, Walworth County, and Oshkosh

In our communities, no one fights cancer alone. We tackle cancer together. The Lombardi Walks for Cancer are great ways to rally support for your family, friends and neighbors who need your help in the fight against cancer. Don’t miss … Continue reading

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Your opinion matters and you can make a difference

As members of our community who support Aurora Health Care Foundation, we wanted to you to be aware of this opportunity to share your feedback. You shape health care with your gifts – and are always contributing to the future … Continue reading

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Thank you for supporting Pink Possible!

A special thank you to everyone who shared Valentine’s Day with Aurora Health Care Foundation and the Milwaukee Admirals to support breast cancer awareness and celebrate survivors. Together, we raised more than $5,000 for Pink Possible – a program to support … Continue reading

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Get INSPIREd: learn how your gifts are changing lives

The winter edition of Inspire is now available. Take a moment to read the stories of people whose lives were positively impacted thanks to donors who support Aurora Health Care Foundation. Read about: Dan, a 23-year cancer survivor, and the … Continue reading

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American Heart Month draws attention to the struggle of people waiting for a heart transplant

As the Surgical Director of the Heart Transplant and Mechanical Circulatory Support program at Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center, Frank Downey, MD, understands the challenges for people waiting for a heart transplant. He describes the situation: There are 6 million … Continue reading

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Reedsville High School volleyball team gives nearly $2,000 to help cancer patients

Through T-shirt sales, raffles and other events, the Reedsville High School varsity volleyball team fundraised nearly $2,000 to benefit cancer patients who rely on the Two Rivers Aurora Cancer Care – Vince Lombardi Cancer Clinic for their care. “We truly … Continue reading

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What exactly keeps John going as he waits for a heart transplant?

When you meet John Baker you might wonder what is in his black fanny pack.  He knows they went out of style a while back, but he wears his with pride. Inside he carries back up batteries and a Ventricular … Continue reading

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