Year Founded: 1984
13195 W. Hampton Ave.
Butler, WI, 53007
Make-A-Wish grants the wishes of children living with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy.
Primary focus of your nonprofit organization: Health
Other focuses of your nonprofit organization
Adolescents (12 to 17 years old)
Children (birth to 13 years old)
Number of employees at this location: 12
Patti Gorsky, President & CEO
Board of Directors
Patrick Hevrdejs, Experis ManpowerGroup
Brenda Brandt, Vracas/Blum & Co., S.C. Treasurer
Patti Gorsky President & CEO
Susanne Gidan, Wish Parent V.P. Wish Granting
Clarence Harris, U.S. Bank
Karen Kirk, Badger Mutual Insurance Company
Anthony Fuerst, PricewaterhouseCoopers Past Chair
Charles Palmer, Michael Best & Friedrich LLP Vice Chair/V.P. Legal
Ellen Stark, Stark Automotive Group Board Chair
Harris Turer, Milwaukee Admirals Hockey Club
Donald Tuscany, Employee Benefits Corporation Secretary
Patrick Walsh, Accident Fund Holdings, Inc. V.P. Fundraising
Cathy Dworak, Green Bay Packers
John Gebhardt, Great Northern Investment Group
Thor Gilbertson, Bergstrom Automotive
Amy Giuffre, Harley-Davidson Motor Company
Pamela Henson, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Glenn Kennedy, InPro Corporation
Rodney Rushing, Johnson Controls Inc.
Shirley Schmidt, Mouse Moments Travel
David Sengkhammee, Bridge Management
Randy Thompson, IBM Corporate Technology & I.P.
Marti Wronski, Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Club
Is your organization actively seeking board members for the 2012-2013 term?: No
Ways the business community can help your nonprofit
Advertising and Promotion
Marketing Support or Advice
Retail Gift Cards
Key Fundraising Events
April 11, 2013
Location: Hyatt Regency Milwaukee
Fundraising gala, including silent auction, raffle, wine pull, dinner, live auction and program featuring wish kids and their stories.
Make-A-Wish Golf Outing
June 17, 2013
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Location: Grand Geneva Resort, Lake Geneva
Golf outing fundraising including 18 holes of golf, lunch, refreshments, dinner, silent auction and program featuring wish kids and their stories.
Walk & Run for Wishes
August 24, 2013
Location:North gate of Henry Maier Festival Grounds
5K or one-mile walk, run and wheelchair race to benefit Make-A-Wish Wisconsin with entertainment, food, awards and opening and closing ceremonies
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