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Ascension Wisconsin Foundation

We support the mission of Ascension by:

  • Promoting and strengthening the image, role and identity of Ascension to others.

  • Generating resources for the Foundation through focused cultivation and philanthropic activities.

  • Fundraising and being a responsible steward of the Foundation assets.

Rooted in the loving ministry of Jesus as healer, we commit ourselves to serving all persons with special attention to those who are poor and vulnerable. Our Catholic health ministry is dedicated to spiritually centered holistic care which sustains and improves the health of individuals and communities. We are advocates for a compassionate and just society through our actions and our words.

Our story

Ascension Wisconsin Foundation is dedicated to improving and sustaining the health and lives of those in our local communities including those who are most vulnerable. With support from generous donors, we are able to aid Ascension Wisconsin sites, programs and services. Ascension Wisconsin Foundation provides philanthropic support for:

  • Ascension All Saints Hospital

  • Ascension Calumet Hospital

  • Ascension Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital – Milwaukee Campus

  • Ascension Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital – Ozaukee Campus

  • Ascension Medical Group Wisconsin

  • Ascension NE Wisconsin - Mercy Campus

  • Ascension NE Wisconsin - St. Elizabeth Campus

  • Ascension Sacred Heart Rehabilitation Hospital

  • Ascension SE Wisconsin Hospital – Elmbrook Campus

  • Ascension SE Wisconsin Hospital – Franklin Campus

  • Ascension SE Wisconsin Hospital – St. Joseph Campus

  • Ascension St. Francis Hospital 

  • Ascension Wisconsin Community Clinics and Programs

Our foundation board

Inspired by our religious foundations, a dedicated group of Foundation Board members, including community leaders, doctors and Ascension Wisconsin associates, support Ascension Wisconsin Foundation. They are passionate about using their gifts to serve those most in need and make a positive impact on the health of our communities.

Patsy Beck
Dr. Terry Cheng
Jon Crowell
Cookie Fielkow
Dr. Patricia Golden
Rachel Hansen
Jori Hartwig
Lisa Kogan-Praska
Dr. Don Lee
Dr. Janice Litza
Rebecca Mason
Maria Myers
Tom Schmid
Cory Sebastian
Vice Chair
Bob VanHimbergen
Vice Chair
Matt Zimmerman
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