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World Alzheimer’s Month – Attend Our Dialogue!

The US population is aging quickly.

In 2000, an estimated 35 million people were age 65 and older. Researchers estimate that by 2030, over 70 million Americans will be age 65 or older, accounting for 1 in 5 Americans. More than 19 million Americans will be age 85 and older.

The outlook for older […]

It’s Here – National Women’s Health & Fitness Day!

National Women’s Health & Fitness Day is the nation’s largest annual health promotion event for women of all ages. It is a public/private good health partnership organized by the Health Information Resource Center. The program focuses attention on the importance of regular physical activity and health awareness for women. Many local organizations throughout […]

Infant Mortality Awareness Month

September is Infant Mortality Awareness Month and here at the Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation, we aim to decrease the prevalence of infant mortality for mothers, babies, and families in Wisconsin. One of the main causes of infant mortality is maternal smoking.

Maternal smoking more than doubles the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). 1

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Save the Date – 12th Annual National Women’s Health & Fitness Day Coming Up!

12th Annual National Women’s Health & Fitness Day is coming soon!

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

National Women’s Health & Fitness Day is the nation’s largest annual health promotion event for women of all ages. It is a public/private good health partnership organized by the Health Information Resource Center. […]

Save the Date…

The Gathering is an annual statewide event bringing together women who have participated in Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation’s programs. The Gathering is held at Ministry Saint Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield.

Since 2002, the Gathering has provided women an opportunity to meet old and new friends and attend workshops on health information and resources they […]

See What’s Up at WWHF!

EveryWoman’s Journal EveryWoman’s Journal is an education outreach program that teaches women how to use proactive health journaling techniques to increase individual awareness of their mental, physical, and emotional health, and guide them towards positive, effective action to improve their health and sense of personal well-being. In 2013 (thru June 30), WWHF held 12 workshops […]

Support Our Mission!

Happy Sweet 16!

The Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation is celebrating our sweet 16! Sixteen years ago WWHF’s founder and president, Sue Ann Thompson, established our organization with a mission of helping Wisconsin women and their families reach their healthiest potential. Celebrate our 16th anniversary and help us reach our goals and improve the health and […]

A Badger Basketball Star at Brooklyn Elementary School

At our recent VIP Pre-Gala Auction, A long-time WWHF donor and supporter purchased a “Little Badger” auction item at the WWHF Annual Pre-Gala VIP Auction held on May 4th, 2013 at the Madison Concourse Hotel. The package, donated by Mike Bruesewitz and the UW Badger Basketball Team, included courtside bench passes for a parent and […]

Our Live Auction

Our Live Auction is still open! You can still contribute to the WWHF by donating directly to one of our health topic areas. “Bidding” on a Donation Station item is considered a donation directly to benefit a certain program or activity at the WWHF. All amounts for Donation Station purchases are tax deductible donations to […]

Our 14th Annual Spring Gala is finally here!

The much anticipated fundraiser and celebration will take place tomorrow, May 4th, 2013 at the State Capitol Rotunda. We can’t wait to share dancing, dinner and drinks with our supporters and sponsors.

If you can’t make it to the event this year, we will be sure to share pictures of the event coming soon!

Wisconsin […]