Category Archives: Abuse Response Services

Donors to Hope Shining Blue raise more than $193,000 to enhance care for survivors of assault

Because of your generosity, more than $193,000 was raised at the 5th annual Hope Shining Blue event on Wednesday, April 25 to enhance care through Aurora Healing & Advocacy Services! CLICK HERE to see more exciting photos from the event. … Continue reading

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“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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JOIN US for Standing with Survivors during Sexual Assault Awareness Month

This April, let’s come together to tell survivors of abuse and sexual assault: WE STAND WITH THEM! This issue matters to Aurora Health Care. Did you know that more than 2,000 people who experienced abuse and sexual assault were cared for at … 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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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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Hope Shining Blue: Putting your gifts into action

Hope Shining Blue is our annual fundraising event, on Denim Day, supporting Aurora Healing & Advocacy Services in Milwaukee.  It is an absolute celebration of survivorship for those who have endured domestic abuse and sexual assault, while enhancing Aurora’s Abuse … Continue reading

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