Author Archives: Aurora Health Care Foundation

Donor Spotlight: Chris Stebnitz knows the importance of paying it forward

Chris Stebnitz knows how vital emergency services are to a community. In fact, he would probably not be alive today if it weren’t for the help of a first responder who jumped into action almost 25 years ago. Chris was … Continue reading

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The construction of healing: Phill’s story

Phill Lloyd has a lot memories of Aurora Psychiatric Hospital and the Dewey Center. His memories start a long time ago, before Aurora came on board. It was Milwaukee Psychiatric Hospital then. The grounds were beautiful then, too, as they are now, … Continue reading

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Your support of Aurora Healing & Advocacy Services is saving lives, like Herica’s

Herica Silva doesn’t have many pictures of herself from childhood, but in photos she has seen, she is never smiling. “I don’t think there’s a picture of me as a child with a smile. In all of them you can … Continue reading

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Helping little ones deal with big pain

A little boy loses his father due to some legal issues. He knows he’s not gone forever, but cannot possibly understand why he’s gone at all. Then comes a new baby. Babies need a lot of attention, and it’s not their … Continue reading

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David Caruso’s story: From fabulous event designer to fierce advocate for survivors of assault

Dear friends, My relationship with Aurora Health Care Foundation began in 2013 when I was hired to  produce events with their team. One of those events, Hope Shining Blue, inspired me to become more involved as a champion for Aurora … Continue reading

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How you can help target cancer on a molecular level

Precision medicine. Those two words describe the future of medicine. More physicians and scientists are using this individualized approach to treatment to change health care as we know it. “When it comes to prevention, diagnosis and treatment, precision medicine takes an individual’s variability to … Continue reading

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Leaving a Legacy: Transforming mental health care in Milwaukee

For nearly two decades, Mona Hietpas was a leader with Family Service of Milwaukee, now known as Aurora Family Service, which helps promote family wellness and self-sufficiency through every stage of life. With partners David Hoffman and Jean Robinson, she helped found … Continue reading

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