MILWAUKEE (11/30/12) – Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin recently held its 17th annual Bids for Kids event at the Hilton Milwaukee City Center. The event raised more than $110,000 through sponsorships, donations, and silent and live auctions. Proceeds benefit children and families across Wisconsin by helping to provide safe, nurturing foster and adoptive homes, child and family counseling, respite care, crisis intervention, family-focused healthy living programs and many other services that improve the health of children.
The event’s sponsors included Associated Bank, Clasen Quality Coatings, Godfrey & Kahn, s.c., Humana, InPro Corporation and Johnson Controls, Inc.
About Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin
Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin is the region’s only independent health care system dedicated solely to the health and well-being of children. The hospital, with locations in Milwaukee and Neenah, Wis., is recognized as one of the leading pediatric health care centers in the United States. Children’s Hospital provides primary care, specialty care, urgent care, emergency care, community health services, foster and adoption services, child and family counseling, child advocacy services and family resource centers. In 2011, Children’s Hospital invested more than $100 million in the community to improve the health status of children through medical care, advocacy, education and pediatric medical research. Children’s Hospital achieves its mission in part through donations from individuals, corporations and foundations and is proud to be a Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. For more information, visit the website at chw.org.