Author Archives: Aurora HC Foundation

“I would do this 24 hours a day if I had the energy”: Why one volunteer dedicates so much to survivors of sexual abuse

“Domestic violence and trauma are issues I’m passionate about because my life has been impacted by it. I’ve been there – as a witness,” said Lynn Maglio, who has been volunteering with Aurora Healing and Advocacy Services since 2014. In … Continue reading

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“I knew it was the right thing to do”: How one nurse made it her mission to help survivors of assault

Deanna Grundl didn’t set out to become a forensic nurse. But now, she couldn’t imagine doing anything else. “I really have an amazing job. I’m so privileged to be able to help these patients,” she shared. Ten years ago, she … Continue reading

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The journey to recovery: How the Jackie Nitschke Center saved my life

The Jackie Nitschke Center has been treating people for substance abuse for nearly 50 years. It offers residential treatment, intensive outpatient, individual counseling, sober living aftercare facilities and recovery support. Located in Green Bay, it also provides education and support … Continue reading

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Your support is helping more survivors of abuse in northeastern Wisconsin

Sexual and physical violence can have a harmful and lasting impact on survivors, families and communities. But thanks to your generous support, those affected by such violence in northeastern Wisconsin now have greater access to the help they need than … Continue reading

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One family’s journey toward healing

Ethan Monson-Dupuis could have been any child in the Midwest. He grew up in a nice neighborhood in the Milwaukee suburbs with his parents and older sister, Deva. His mother, Robin, was a psychotherapist and substance abuse counselor at Aurora … Continue reading

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Lake Country Ball raises nearly $100,000 for rehabilitation services

A huge thank you to sponsors and attendees of the Lake Country Ball, who helped raise nearly $100,000 to support rehabilitation services at Aurora Health Care in Waukesha and Jefferson counties. Your gift ensures that we will be able to enhance … Continue reading

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Your gifts are already saving lives in Ozaukee and Sheboygan counties

“My husband just collapsed; I think he had a stroke. David, wake up! David?” That’s how Patricia Hallam’s seven minute 911 call began on September 15. Her 64-year-old husband, David, had collapsed in the driveway of their home in Saukville. … Continue reading

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