Vicky & James are proud contributors
to the Aspirus Medford Foundation.
The mission of the Aspirus Medford Foundation is to support Aspirus Medford Hospital & Clinics’ in its mission. That means, Funds raised here - Stay here.
The Aspirus Medford Foundation gifts up to $100,000 in advanced medical technology every year to entities that make-up Aspirus Medford Hospital & Clinics.
These technologies are purchased to:
Your gift makes a difference!
View our 2016 Annual Report to see what the Board, Aspirus employees, and other thoughtful donors were able to purchase for the benefit of hundreds/thousands! The report also features how Aspirus Medford donates its services to those in need.
If you donate to the Aspirus Medford Foundation, you can specifically identify which patients, which health service, you would like to make the greatest impact. You can choose to designate your funds to:
As a nonprofit, all funds, great and small, are graciously accepted.
If you'd like to give now, visit the donate tab above.
Other ways you can choose to make a difference in the health & wellness of people’s lives, through the Aspirus Medford Foundation, are to:
For more information about the fundraising events above, go to the "Events & Fundraisers" tab located at the top of this page.
Aspirus Medford Foundation
135 South Gibson Street
Medford, WI 54451
Phone: 715-748-8835 or 715-748-8189
The Aspirus Medford Foundation is grateful for your support. Your gift will help provide the means to purchase advanced technology that will benefit our patients and their families. It will help us provide quality care (physically and emotionally) to every patient regardless of their ability to pay for services.
Your gift to Aspirus Medford Foundation will make a difference.
Aspirus Medford Foundation does not have the means to accept credit cards or donations online – yet. We are making progress in that direction. Meanwhile, please print the attachment, complete it, and mail it with your check. Thank you!
Download Printable Donation Form (PDF)
Legacies & Planned Gifts
Giving options provide exceptional planning strategies and flexibility and may minimize tax implications. The American tax structure—with its intricate provisions—places a high premium on skillful planning. A large number of taxpayers earn a substantial income and accumulate substantial estates. To conserve their incomes and their estates, they turn to financial-planning techniques.
The simplest way to support Aspirus Medford Hospital & Clinics is through cash gifts. By designating your gift "to the greatest good, for the greatest need," you will help the Aspirus Medford Foundation and Aspirus Medford Hospital & Clinics’ medical professionals focus on acquiring new and better ways to predict, diagnose, treat, and prevent a wide range of illnesses.
Gifts of assets (including stocks, bonds, life insurance, and property (real estate, etc.), could provide you with charitable deductions, and often additional tax savings as well. Your financial or tax advisors are the best professionals to assist you in arranging an asset gift.
You may prefer to state in your will (or trust) a sum of money, a percentage of your estate, real estate, or any combination, thereof that you wish to give to the Aspirus Medford Foundation
Through these types of bequests for the Aspirus Medford Foundation, you may secure a charitable estate-tax deduction for the value of the gift. And best of all, you will know that your generosity will support Aspirus Medford Hospital & Clinics for years to come. A bequest to the Aspirus Medford Foundation can create a legacy that will last forever.
Medical Technology Purchased Through Your Donations. Thank you!
Four benevolent businesses and/or private citizens are being sought to secure some very prominent sponsorship opportunities for the upcoming Golf Tournament. Interested? Call 715-748-8835.
DINNER SPONSOR ($1,500)
GAMES SPONSOR ($1,000)
DESSERT SPONSOR ($1,000)
SPIRITS SPONSOR ($1,000)
Miron Construction, Co., Inc.
From left: Mike Brandner, Mike Retterath, Pete Liske, Bob Reisenberg
Pam Wildberg - 5 Packer tickets & 2-night hotel stay
Troy Pugesek - $200
Carol Ewan - $100
Pictured below: Vicky Brost, Aspirus Foundation Board Director, presents to Pam Wildberg the Packers tickets she won.
Mitch Mertens, Chair
Lon Rundquist, Vice Chair
Vicky Brost, Secretary
Randy Juedes, Treasurer
Luke Dixon, Member-at-Large
Bob Reisenberg, PA
Aspirus Medford Foundation
Catherine Leifeld, Executive Director
135 South Gibson Street
Medford, WI 54451
JoAnne VandenHeuvel, Foundation Assistant
Office Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Phone: 715-748-8100 ext: 17628
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The Tammy Graumann FIGHT THE CANCER Ride is an annual event; it is always Mother's Day Saturday and starts from the Chelsea Conservation Club at noon. It raises funds to assist those battling a cancer diagnosis. Anything with wheels is welcome!
During the 10th annual Tammy Graumann FIGHT THE CANCER Ride, over 150 people rode their cycles in northcentral Wisconsin. A hundred-plus more people danced to the music of Minor Distraction that evening. Altogether, $7,952.57 was raised! The Chelsea Conservation Club donated $749 of that amount.
Including this year's donations, the friends and family of Tammy Graumann have raised $45,491 for Aspirus Medford patients.
The 6th Annual Rib River Cancer Walk is scheduled for September 16, 2017.
Registration starts at 11:30am at St. Peter's Lutheran Church (N5868 CTH C, Rib Lake). The 5 mile walk starts at NOON from St. Peter's Lutheran Church and ends at Rib River Bar & Grill (W1259 CTH M, Rib Lake). Funds raised are donated to the Aspirus Medford Foundation for the benefit of cancer patients.
For more information, contact Patty Strebig at 715-748-4212. Her mailing address is: W1259 CTH M, Rib Lake WI 54470.
Over recent years, donations made to the Aspirus Medford Foundation have been used to acquire the following medical technology to benefit patients of Aspirus Medford Hospital & Clinics. Thank you for making a difference.
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) $150,000
Scanner & Magnet – a $1.3 million machine
eICU Monitors, Cameras & Software $72,900
Technology allowing UW Health intensive care specialists to work with Aspirus Medford experts. Super-resolution cameras and monitors enable providers to assess patients and let patients see and speak to all medical experts involved in their care.
Echo-Cardiogram Ultrasound Probe $25,864
Used to create images of the heart’s chambers, valves, walls and blood vessels so providers can assess anatomy, function and easily identify abnormalities.
Bariatric Stretchers (2) $20,550
Powered, adjustable beds that transport patients up to 750 pounds.
Handheld Ultrasound Units (2) $19,800
So Aspirus Clinics’ providers can visualize and measure a developing fetus, internal organs and fluid.
For gynecological procedures involving a woman’s internal anatomy and cervix, providing clarity and detail needed to identify nuances, lesions and abnormal tissue.
Intravenous Pumps (2) $9,610
It is becoming more common to administer IV treatments in skilled nursing resident rooms; two were purchased for Aspirus Care & Rehab.
Novii Fetal Monitoring System $8,734
Monitors fetal heart rate, maternal heart rate & uterine activity with a single ‘peel & stick’ patch. It’s wireless too!
i-STAT Analyzer $8,511
Helps determine a patient’s appropriate dosage of blood thinning medication.
Pediatric Vision Screener $6,578
This child-friendly technology tests for a blurry vision disorder.
And much much more.
The Aspirus Medford Foundation is a 501c3 not-for-profit organization. All funds benefit the patients of Aspirus Medford Hospital & Clinics.
To donate or for more information:
Call: Catherine, 715.748.8835