Monthly Archives: December 2015

You gave 3,100 families a Thanksgiving meal this year

Thanks to the outpouring of support from donors in our community, Aurora Family Service assembled and distributed 3,100 bags of groceries – including a 12 pound turkey – to help families who otherwise couldn’t afford to make a Thanksgiving meal … Continue reading

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Knitters are needed for Little Hats, Big Hearts program!

If you or someone you know has special knitting skills, Aurora’s tiniest patients need your help! It’s part of a collaboration with Aurora Birthing Centers and the American Heart Association, called Little Hats, Big Hearts. The goal is to get … Continue reading

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$800,000 raised during year-long celebration for Aurora Zilber Family Hospice 10th Anniversary

2015 has been a year-long celebration of Aurora Zilber Family Hospice’s 10th Anniversary. The anniversary dinner held on Tuesday, December 1 at The Wisconsin Club in Milwaukee was a wonderful culmination of the year-long celebration. More than $800,000 was raised … Continue reading

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$132,000 raised at Lake Country Gala to purchase SimBaby

Thank you to sponsors and attendees of the 3rd Annual Lake Country Gala event for raising more than $132,000 to purchase a SimBaby, an advanced infant patient simulator. The event was held on Saturday, November 21 at Marriott Milwaukee West … Continue reading

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$45,000 raised for NICU at Aurora Sinai during Tradition of Caring event

Thanks to the generosity of sponsors, attendees and donors, more than $45,000 was raised during the Tradition of Caring event to benefit babies at the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Aurora Sinai Medical Center. Tradition of Caring was held … Continue reading

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How bereavement services helped Robert begin to heal a hole in his heart

Robert and Nancy Sobczak were together 39 wonderful years. When you hear how fondly he speaks of her, it is clear he simply adored her. “The thing about Nancy, she was so many things; an engineer, a farm girl, a … Continue reading

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