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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 436 members strong!
Welcome new members Trayvon, Kayden, Sebastian and Kris!
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:
For December Member Of The Month, we are honoring those no longer here. This time of year we often reflect on those we love, and those we’ve lost. In honor of all the members of our spina bifida community who have passed away, this month honors your spirit, your life and everyone impacted by your loss. Gone, but not forgotten.
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:
31 new members joined SBWIS
32 people through adaptive recreation funding for things like adaptive ski equipment, a bike, wheelchair basketball program and swim lessons
39 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