Children's affiliate to expand insurance offerings
October 24, 2016
MILWAUKEE – Children’s Community Health Plan, an affiliate of Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, will begin offering individual and family insurance plans in 2017.
The individual and family plans will be sold on and off of the Marketplace under the name Together with Children’s Community Health Plan and build off more than 10 years of providing health care insurance to individuals and families eligible for Medicaid, known in Wisconsin as BadgerCare Plus.
15,000+ participants raise more than $1 million for Children's Hospital at Briggs & Al's Run & Walk 2016
September 17, 2016
MILWAUKEE – Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin announced that more than 15,000 people participated in Briggs & Al’s Run & Walk the morning of Saturday, Sept. 17, raising more than $1 million for Children’s Hospital.
In its 39-year history, Briggs & Al’s Run & Walk has raised more than $19 million through gifts and pledges. Money raised goes to support Children’s Hospital’s research, advocacy, care and education efforts throughout the state.Read More
Blizzard sales benefit Children’s Hospital July 28
July 25, 2016
MILWAUKEE –To help Wisconsin kids receive the care and treatments they need, participating Dairy Queen and DQ Grill & Chill restaurants in Milwaukee, Madison, Appleton and Green Bay will celebrate Miracle Treat Day on Thursday, July 28.
All-Star Charity Football Game returns July 16
July 12, 2016
OSHKOSH - The 2016 Wisconsin Football Coaches Association All-Star Charity Football Games benefiting Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin will take place at J. J. Keller Field at Titan Stadium at the UW-Oshkosh campus on Saturday, July 16. Kick-off for eight-man football will be at 10 a.m., Divisions 4-7 will be held at 2 p.m., followed by the teams for Divisions 1-3 taking the field at 6 p.m.
Children’s Hospital adds full-time cardiologist to Fox Valley hospital
June 29, 2016
NEENAH – To better serve the 3,500 heart patient visits in the Fox Valley, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin is adding a second full-time cardiologist to its Fox Valley hospital and clinics.Read More
Applebee’s partners with Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin to fund life-saving school program
June 28, 2016
MILWAUKEE - Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin announced the return of the Apples for Kids campaign, a coordinated effort with the Wisconsin Hospitality Group’s Applebee’s restaurants in support of Children’s Project ADAM.Read More
Children’s wins 3M Award for Excellence in Skin Safety
June 28, 2016
MILWAUKEE - The Pressure Ulcer Prevention (PUP) team at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin is the recipient of the fifth annual 3M Award for Excellence in Skin Safety for achieving a significant decrease in pressure ulcer incidence hospital-wide.Read More
19th annual WKLH Miracle Marathon raises $1,134,985 for Children’s Hospital
May 31, 2016
MILWAUKEE - Thanks to the generous support of Milwaukee’s Hometown Rock 96.5 WKLH listeners and donors throughout Southeast Wisconsin, The 19th annual WKLH Miracle Marathon for Children’s Hospital raised $1,134,985. WKLH broadcast the 36-hour radiothon live from Children’s Hospital May 26-27. The radiothon is Children’s Hospital’s highest grossing fundraiser and has raised more than $23 million since its inception in 1998.Read More
Donald Driver visits Brooklyn Elementary in Oregon, Wisconsin
May 11, 2016
Green Bay Packers’ all-time leading receiver, “Dancing with the Stars” champion and four-time children’s book author Donald Driver made a personal visit to the students at Brooklyn Elementary in Oregon, Wisconsin, Thursday, May 12, to congratulate them for winning the 2016 Driven to Better Health school challenge.Read More
Greater Milwaukee Foundation grants $1.25M to Children’s to tackle childhood asthma
May 11, 2016
Milwaukee – The Greater Milwaukee Foundation has awarded a $1.25 million grant to Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin aimed at reducing the health risks and economic burden of asthma on children in greater Milwaukee.
The Foundation’s funding is launching a five-year research project focused on identifying and reducing irritants in the home that trigger asthma symptoms. This work has the potential to improve health and decrease medical costs for people affected by asthma, especially children of color living in urban Milwaukee.