Social Responsibility

Aspirus Health aims to provide an inclusive environment and culture for all of our employees, clinicians and people we serve. We believe everyone has the right to be treated as equals regardless of any differences in identity, race, ethnicity, gender, age, national origin, religion, disability, sexual orientation, education, or socioeconomic status.

Social Responsibility Vision

Aspirus Health is a catalyst for achieving a higher quality of life for employees, patients, and the communities within our service area.

Four Pillars of Social Responsibility

Community Health/Philanthropy

  • Address social determinants of health
  • Partner on population health efforts
  • Charitable contributions
    (Foundations, donations, grants and more)

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  • Reduction in resource use and waste
  • Improve health and environment impact

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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

  • Culture of understanding, inclusion and action
  • Policies & Practices
  • Training/education
  • Leadership competencies and accountability

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  • Corporate citizenship
  • Community outreach
  • Volunteer programs and opportunities

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Aspirus’ Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

  • Diversity: We embrace differences in all people. We ensure our organization promotes excellence, growth, and development to advance the health and vitality of our communities.
  • Equity: We increase access, opportunity, and advancement for everyone. We seek to eliminate barriers for vulnerable populations and ensure fair treatment for all.
  • Inclusion: We create an environment where everyone is welcome. We learn, listen, and look for ways to make sure everyone can participate and be supported, respected, and valued.

Volunteerism at Aspirus

By being involved in our communities through Volunteerism and Philanthropy, we strive to heal people, promote health, and strengthen communities. Through efforts such as the United Way campaign, Community Board involvement, and donations to area non-profits, Aspirus employees tackle issues related to the social determinants of health in the communities we serve. These efforts help to give back to our communities and improve the quality of life for all people.

United Way Committee
Actively participates and sponsors signature events hosted by the United Way. Additionally, many Aspirus committee members and employees play active roles in the Summit League, Emerging Leaders and Women United affinity groups.

Board Involvement
Aspirus employees are involved in many community boards and organizations such as:

  • Local Chambers and Rotary
  • Boys and Girls Club
  • Local School Districts
  • Higher Education – Medical College of Wisconsin and Northcentral Technical College
  • YMCA
  • United Way
  • YWCA
  • Local food pantries
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Other local non-profits

Community Contributions
Aspirus is committed to advancing the health and well-being of the communities we serve by supporting over 150 local non-profits across our service area.