Monthly Archives: March 2017

How The Healing Center helped turn Shawn from an “emotional zombie” into an advocate

From the outside looking in, Shawn Hittman has lived a pretty privileged life. He grew up in the Milwaukee suburb of Oconomowoc, was a good student, great athlete and got along well with most everyone he met. That was all … Continue reading

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Why do YOU walk in the Lombardi Walks to Tackle Cancer?

We know that so many of you participate in the Lombardi Walks to Tackle Cancer to help support cancer care initiatives and programs available to help cancer patients locally, in your areas. But we want to hear in your own … Continue reading

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You can support survivors of abuse by making a gift and a fashion statement

An injustice in Italy sparks an international day of protest and a way to show support for survivors of sexual assault. This year, Denim Day is April 26 and there are many ways you can participate and support Aurora’s abuse … Continue reading

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Lifesaving CPR devices headed to western Racine and Kenosha counties

Thanks to a generous donation from the Memorial Hospital of Burlington Community Foundation, Aurora will purchase seven new automated cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) devices for emergency responders covering communities in western Racine and Kenosha counties. The $140,000 investment will allow the Foundation to partner … Continue reading

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Doctor gives back to hospital that “feels like home”

Thanks to a $25,000 gift from The Wasiullah Family Foundation, a brand new Behavioral Health Community Resource Room is now open to the community at Aurora St. Luke’s South Shore. Masood Wasiullah, MD, a family practice physician, started working at … Continue reading

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Paying it forward: How one man’s journey to sobriety is helping others

At the age of 24, Jay was a new dad and a seasoned drug abuser. He started drinking and smoking pot when he was 11 years old. Soon after, he began using heroin. “I grew up having everything resolved by … Continue reading

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Thinking about summer? Think Lombardi Walks to Tackle Cancer!

Imagine it’s a beautiful, summer Saturday morning. What do you plan to do? We bet you’ll have a list a mile long! But let us suggest a good reason to procrastinate on those to-dos – one that’s fun and brings … Continue reading

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