Monthly Archives: February 2016

The woman at the heart of an innovative collaboration

The Karen Yontz Women’s Cardiac Awareness Center, located inside Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center, has been educating women about heart disease for many years. Ken Yontz  made the initial gift that helped start the center in honor of his late wife, Karen. The center is … Continue reading

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Lifesaving measures have arrived in Ozaukee County, thanks to donors like you!

Donors to Aurora Health Care Foundation’s When Minutes Matter campaign have helped purchase lifesaving technology that will assist 911 callers in an emergency. The technology is called Emergency Medical Dispatch, or EMD, and it’s one of five key components of … Continue reading

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Partners in Cancer Care campaign gets a boost, thanks to attendees of Crystal Ball!

  Thank you to sponsors and attendees of the 13th annual Crystal Ball gala in Burlington. They helped raise nearly $145,000 for the Partners in Cancer Care campaign! This campaign is a $2.2 million fundraising effort to help build a new … Continue reading

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Thankful to have her husband by her side, Gwen wants to “pay it forward”

In October of 2014, Peter Faust felt something “ripping” in his chest and his wife Gwen called 911. First responders took him to Aurora Lakeland Medical Center in Elkhorn where staff knew right away it was serious. They called Flight … Continue reading

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Innovative cardiac care and increasing survival rates: Get INSPIRED to help!

The Winter 2016 issue of Aurora Health Care Foundation’s Inspire magazine is arriving in mailboxes all over southeast Wisconsin. This issue celebrates Aurora Health Care’s leading reputation for cardiac care in Wisconsin and the Midwest. Plus, how donors are helping … Continue reading

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Aurora caregivers raise awareness about heart disease on Go Red for Women Day!

Caregivers all over Aurora Health Care’s footprint joined the rest of the country in wearing red today. Friday is National Go Red for Women Day to raise awareness about heart disease and women. CLICK HERE to see more Aurora photos! … Continue reading

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