The Community Health Foundation

The Community Health Foundation is a nonprofit organization that was founded in 1979 by Aspirus Langlade Hospital and is governed by a volunteer board of directors. 


To make a donation, contact The Community Health Foundation at 715-623-9289, email

The Mission of The Community Health Foundation is to identify needs, raise funds, and award grants to advance health care and the health and well-being of people in the Antigo and neighboring communities served by Aspirus Langlade Hospital.  The Community Health Foundation acknowledges and supports the Vision, Mission and Values of Aspirus Langlade Hospital.

Through philanthropy, The Community Health Foundation will be a vibrant community force that helps through collaboration to shape and improve the quality and availability of health care and enhances the health and well-being of the people we serve. 

Giving Opportunities

There are many ways to support the mission of The Community Health Foundation and Aspirus Langlade Hospital.  The foundation recognizes the generous donors who have continued to support worthy causes that help advance the health and wellness of our community members.  Through various funds, donors can designate how they wish their gift to be used.

Thank you for considering a tax-deductible gift to The Community Health Foundation.  If you have any questions, please call Sherry Bunten at the Foundation office at 715-623-9210.


Hospital foundations like ours are finding their role increasingly important as the landscape of health care continues to evolve. The CHF was founded to provide financial and educational support to the hospital and seek opportunities within our community to improve health and awareness.

Non-profit organizations advancing health and wellness in our community are welcome to apply for a grant.  The board of directors meet quarterly in January, April, July and October to review grant requests. Grant requests can be submitted to Sherry Bunten at

Thanks to generous donors and successful fundraising events, the CHF has been able to support the following:

  • Gerald & Dorothy Volm Cancer Center
  • Boys & Girls Club of Langlade County
  • Langlade County’s first Sober Living Facility
  • Community Partners for Medication Safety’s Red Bag Program
  • Healthy Kids, Bright Kids 
  • WeekEnd Backpack Program
  • Beautiful You 
  • Aspirus Langlade Hospital Kidney Care
  • Rosalia Gardens Hospice Rooms 
  • The Lifeline Program 
  • Environmental Education Center at Noboken School Forest

Board Members

Community Health Foundation board and staff members include:

  • Steve Brettingen – President
  • Dan Sheldon – Vice President
  • Jason Jansen – Treasurer
  • Erin Baginski – Secretary
  • Sherry Aulik
  • Cathy Connor
  • Amanda Hunter
  • Meghan Mattek
  • J.D. Schroeder
  • Staff: Sherry Bunten, Tyler Hack  

Contact Us

If you would like to make a contribution or would like more information about the foundation please contact:

Sherry Bunten