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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 infants, 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. We are 432 members strong!
Nov. / Dec. News:
Check your mailbox this month for our year end appeal letter including our 2019 events.
All 2018 requests must be made by Monday, December 17th to allow time for consideration, processing and mailing. The SBWIS office will be closed for the holidays starting Dec. 20th. Staff will return on Wednesday, January 2nd. Enjoy your holidays!
member of the month:
November Member of the Month is Austin N. from Dane County, WI! Austin has attended a week long summer camp at Camp Wawbeek Easter Seals in Wisconsin Dells, WI with the assistance of the SBWIS Campership Fund. Austin enjoys the freedom and independence he has while at this camp as well as participating in the fun activities with his friends. #WISBimpact
SBWIS WISHES TO Thank these donors:
Ongoing donations from UnitedHealth Group, Aurora Health Care Caregivers,YourCause LLC Trustee for Thrivent Financial, Ameriprise Financial, Inc. and JC Penny employees.
Ziemann Foundation, Inc
Lives changeD In 2018:
27 new members joined SBWIS
30 people through adaptive recreation funding for things like adaptive ski equipment, a bike, wheelchair basketball program and swim lessons
35 families through family fund assistance for kitchen modifications, medical expenses, and travel related to child's care
4 people through scholarships for higher education in memory of Mary Ann Potts
6 people through Toddlers on the Move
19 people through Campership funding to attend many different kinds of camps