Resources. Peer Support. Social Events. Awareness. Changing lives!
Spina Bifida Wisconsin, Ltd (SBWIS) is a charitable organization with 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status. SBWIS operates independently from other national or state Spina Bifida organizations. SBWIS includes children and adults with Spina Bifida, as well as parents, guardians, family, friends, healthcare providers, and other supporters. Since 1987, SBWIS has been dedicated to helping families emotionally, educationally, and financially.
Welcome new members: Trace, Abigial, Jaedyn, Emma H, Emma M, Jhene' and Hailey!
Kathy will be at Children's Hospital Clinic on May 16 and 23rd
May 20th Spare Your Time & Dime event
May 31 Campership deadline
MEMBER OF THE MONTH:
April's Member of the Month #2 is Benny G. Benny is from the Madison area is 16 years old and attends Cuba City High School. His favorite subject is English and several of his teachers have positively influenced his life. Benny loves sports and hanging out with family and friends. His mom is the person he admires most – “she has the biggest heart”. At his age, Benny has learned that doing homework pays off. It will help him reach his dream of going to college and playing wheelchair basketball at UW-Whitewater. Most people don’t know that Benny is shy. His advice to others is to persevere through adversity.
SBWIS WISHES TO Thank these donors:
Diversified Insurance SPARK Grant: $5,000.00 for Toddlers on the Move program
Donations from JCPenney employees
Kevin B Ameriprise Financial Inc and Jeanne B from United Health Group
save the date:
Spare Your Time & Dime benefit for SBWIS on May 20th at Bluemound Bowl. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
Danny's Golf Outing June 1, 2017 CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE
Strike Up Some Fun family bowling event July 23, 2017
Sprint for Spina Bifida August 12, 2017 at Mount Mary University. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER OR DONATE FOR SPRINT
Lives changed in 2016:
7 families through adaptive recreation funding for things like adaptive ski equipment, a bike, wheelchair basketball program and swim lessons
21 families through family fund assistance for kitchen modifications, medical expenses, and travel related to child's care
17 people through campership funding to attend so many different kinds of camp