Monthly Archives: April 2015

Aurora caregivers show compassion with their fashion on Denim Day

Aurora caregivers, from Green Bay, WI to Gurnee, IL, wore denim on Wednesday, April 29 in honor of Denim Day 2015. Denim Day is an international day of awareness for victims of sexual assault.   Aurora caregivers paid $5 for … Continue reading

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Are you wearing denim tomorrow? Here’s why you should.

Wednesday, April 29 is Denim Day which is an international day of awareness for survivors of sexual assault. Will you show your support? THE HISTORY: In 1998, a teenage girl in Italy was allegedly raped by her driving instructor. He … Continue reading

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How friends turned a heartbreaking loss into hope for others, at The Healing Center

It’s the kind of loss you never truly recover from, your heart mends but it’s never the same. Loved ones of Emily Willegal have struggled to make sense of her death since 2003. Though it’s something they will never understand, … Continue reading

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“I’m a soldier, I am HERE”: How you can stand up for survivors like Yubastine

She’s been through a difficult journey in her life; abuse that the average person can’t really fathom and wouldn’t even want to imagine. But if you ask Yubastine how she feels about life today, she’ll tell you she feels free … Continue reading

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How the Maus family knew they were getting world class cancer care, right here at home

Jane Maus was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2012, at the age of 80. Pancreatic cancer is a tough diagnosis; patients don’t often live beyond six months, maybe a year or two at best. But Jane was optimistic and she … Continue reading

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How The Healing Center is able to serve a new population of abuse survivors

Erika Riobo-Gomez comes to work every day at The Healing Center knowing she is truly making a difference in her community. The Healing Center is a Well Community program of Aurora Health Care. She’s a Licensed Professional Counselor helping survivors … Continue reading

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Are you ready to join a Lombardi Walk to Tackle Cancer near you?

Aurora Cancer Care and Vince Lombardi Cancer Foundation are excited to be TEAMING UP again this year for the Lombardi Walks to Tackle Cancer! This year, two more walks have been added to the schedule, to make sure there’s an … Continue reading

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