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Support our Mission!

Please help us continue offering free women’s health outreach and education programs statewide. 100% of your tax deductible donation stays right here in Wisconsin. Donate today and help Wisconsin women and families reach their healthiest potential. Thank you!

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There’s still time!

There’s still time to purchase tickets to our 14th Annual Spring Gala on May 4th. Please join us for a wonderful evening of hors d’oeuvres, music and dancing! All proceeds from the Spring Gala stay in Wisconsin to support WWHF’s women’s health education programming, women’s health research scholarships and much […]

“Oh thank you so much, you’ve made my day…no, you’ve made my week!”

This is not an uncommon reply from someone who learns that they are eligible to receive assistance from the Kohl’s Southeast Wisconsin Breast Health Assistance Fund. For the past three years, the Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation has been administering a fund that offers financial assistance to people with breast cancer (men can get breast cancer, […]

The Benefits of Journaling

There are probably several of you who are reading this and can remember keeping a diary when you were younger, recording events in your life: where you went, who you were with, what happened. It may have had a lock on it and you would have been horrified if any one read it.

Journaling is […]

Debunking 3 Myths of Strength Training

Myth 1: Building muscles will make me gain weight or appear “bulky”.

False. In fact, building muscle will actually help control your weight because as you gain muscle, your body gains a bigger “engine” to burn calories more efficiently – which can result in weight loss. And while strength training can result in […]

Have You Registered for our 14th Annual Spring Gala?

Don’t forget to register for our biggest fundraiser of the year! Support a great cause while enjoying yourself with a live band, gorgeous decorations, hosted bar, Starbucks coffee, hors d’oeuvres, and desserts. Visit the beautiful State Capitol Rotunda and see it transformed into a festive spring party to celebrate women’s health in Wisconsin! We are […]

Congratulations to this year’s Everyday Health Heroes!

The Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s Everyday Health Heroes contest: Mary Anderson, Tammy Andries, Sara Pickard and Jonelle Secard!

Thank you to all who voted in our first Everyday Health Heroes event – we received nearly 7000 online votes! All of the Everyday Health Hero nominees have […]

The Laughter Epidemic

On January 30th, 1962, in the village of Kashasha, in what is now Tanzania, an epidemic struck the students of a boarding school for girls. So many of the girls were affected that the school was forced to close down. Then the epidemic spread, infecting local communities until all in all, over 1000 people were […]

Health Literacy

So much about our health and wellbeing is dependent upon the massive amount of information we receive every day; from our health care providers to news media; from friends and relatives to social marketing from different organizations. We want to be empowered with information to make informed choices, but that can be a very difficult […]

The Sandwich Generation and Caregiving….Don’t forget about yourself!!!!

Me-time is very important and frequently over looked during hectic times of life. While caring for children of your own or caring for aging parents, self-care is often forgotten.

Here are four ideas to help re-center and re-energize yourself while getting some precious ME time: Stay fit. It’s not easy when you’re […]