Our volunteers “go the distance” !!!!!!

Volunteer, Ann Brandt wore this M and M costume while doing the comfort cart today...to make it more fun.

Attendees at the Northwestern District Fall Meeting in Fifield, Wisconsin. Hosted by Partners of Flambeau Hospital.                                            

Evening of Promise

The Aurora West Allis Medical Center's 9th annual Evening of Promise, held Wednesday, October 2 at the Milwaukee County Zoo, raised nearly $110,000 to strengthen Aurora Healing & Advocacy Services at Aurora West Allis Medical Center.

Recent installation of officers in the Western District.

Starting in 2020, Donna Nelson will serve as Chair-Elect, Iva Mulhern will serve as Chair, and Mary Lou Bausch will serve as Community Health Education Chair

Iva Mulhern (Chair) and Patsy Pippin (past Chair) after recent installation of officers.

The West Central District/Partners of WHA held their Summer Planning meeting on June 25, 2019 at HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital, Eau Claire, on June 25, 2019.


Pictured are (left - right): Steve Werner (Sacred Heart Hospital board President), John Tully (District Chair) Betty Oddo, District Chair Elect (St. Joseph Hospital), Ann Bergmann (Cumberland Healthcare - DVS; Jan Giedd (St. Joseph Hospital); Marg Geisler; (St Joseph Hospital); Mary Pengra, DVS (HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital); Jaci Fuller (Past District Chair Sacred Heart Hospital; Bill McCullough  (Sacred Heart Hospital ) District and State PPE Chair.

2018/19 Board of Directors of the Volunteer Partners of HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital.


Seated:  Sharon Schug-PPE Chair, Bill McCullough-Board President, Sharon Thobaben-Secretary


Standing:  Mark Richter-PPE Co-Chair, Mary Pengra-WWD Volunteer Services Director, Sandy Gobler-Immediate Past President, Judy Peak-Board Member, Steve Werner-Board President-elect


Not pictured:  Katie Diaz-Board Member, Carol Gassert-Health Chair, Kathy Herfel-Board Member, Mary Ryberg-Treasurer

A volunteer team for the Aspirus Women’s Golf outing. The theme was Red, White and Blue, with Volunteers are the Heart of America.  Volunteer President Paul Dobbratz was Uncle Sam, and received first place for the am round, as our caddie. The day was fun and successful with over $90,000 raised for victims of Domestic abuse or sexual assault.

Aspirus - Wausau volunteers and staff celebrate the opening of their new coffee shop.


President-Elect Mary Licht had the privilege of installing the new officers of Volunteers in Partnership with Beloit Health System at a recent luncheon. Pictured are Mary Licht, Secretary Bonnie Pody and Co-Presidents Betty Johnston and Diana Alheid.

Congratulations to our very own Yolanda Voigt, Aspirus Wausau DVS, on her election as President-Elect of the Association for Healthcare Volunteer Resource Professionals, the national organization for Directors of Volunteers Services (DVS).

Past Presidents

Sue Lynch-Darlene Becker-Diane Westbrook

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President:              Jan  Molaska             jmolaska@gmail.com

HSHS Sacred Heart - Eau Claire

Volunteer Partners Board of Directors have a Christmas Tea for Sacred Heart Hospital colleagues, volunteers and visitors as a way of thanking them for their support. Pictured are Carol Mieske, Volunteer, Julie Manas, President and CEO, Sacred Heart Hospital, and Mary Pengra, Director of Volunteer Services.