Rogers Foundation brings holiday cheer

The holidays are often a difficult time for many people, and especially in light of the challenges of 2020, were especially tough for those spending the season in treatment for mental health and addiction. To ease the difficulties for our patients, the Rogers Behavioral Health Foundation once again collected donations for gifts. During the 2020…

Supporters of Rogers Foundation shop for good at Kendra Scott

Rogers Behavioral Health Foundation is proud to have been chosen as a philanthropic partner by Kendra Scott to host a Kendra Gives Back event on December 4-5, 2020. For 48 hours, friends of the Foundation were invited to shop online at KendraScott.com with 20% of the sales coming back to the Foundation as a charitable…

Tonawanda students make a difference

Students at Tonawanda Elementary School in Elm Grove, WI, were busy elves this holiday. They ran a gift drive, benefitting children at Rogers Behavioral Health. Through their efforts, they collected board games, gift cards, stuffed animals and toys of all sorts! Tonawanda teacher, Amy Benotch, heard about the gift drive from a friend who has…

A poem of beauty and self love for the new year

Written by Eve Fitzsimmons, Former marketing and graphic design intern at Rogers Foundation (Posted with permission.) Here’s to 2021 in poem style.  I stood on a ledge today over pounding tides in my favorite winter-grey color, my face held to my sky entranced by this gift of snowflakes placed against my skin melting into the…

Patient Care Grant recipients tell us how they’re doing today

Research shows that individuals who are able to finish their full course of treatment at Rogers Behavioral Health are better able to sustain the gains they made during treatment, thus providing the greatest opportunity for long-term recovery. For many, though, limited resources and insurance coverage can cut treatment short. Rogers Foundation’s Patient Care Grant program…

Remembering Cross: a German Shepherd with a unique ability to help others

“A friend once told me that the reason the word DOG is the word God spelled backwards is because dogs are reflections of God’s unconditional love for us,” said Steve Murphy. “No dog exemplified this more than Cross.” Sadly, Cross passed away on December 2, 2020. A German Shepherd with a unique ability to help…

Every gift is a gift of love from St. Catherine of Alexandria in Oconomowoc

Not even a pandemic could diminish the spirit of giving for parishioners at St. Catherine of Alexandria church in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin! The parish Advent Giving Tree is an annual tradition. It encourages congregants to donate to help local organizations in need. This year, Rogers Behavioral Health Foundation was lucky enough to be included in their…

Pure Barre flexes giving muscles this holiday season

In between plies, extensions and pulses, the staff and members of Pure Barre in Delafield, Wisconson, flexed their giving muscles. This holiday, they embraced a different kind of wellness – mental health – by collecting gift items for young patients at Rogers Behavioral Health. An oversized, wrapped present commanded attention in the lobby, encouraging members…

VJS Construction has blueprint for raising holiday cheer

VJS Construction in Pewaukee, Wisconsin, knows a thing or two about designing a successful project, and they’ve done it again with their annual Give for a Better Day Holiday Gift Drive. This long-time corporate supporter of Rogers Behavioral Health Foundation certainly has the blueprint for raising holiday cheer! The company hosted a collection box at…

Marquette Associates invests time and resources for patients at Rogers Behavioral Health

Socially distancing didn’t stop Marquette Associates in Chicago from coming together as an organization – virtually – to support Rogers!  It did require a new strategy, but that was easy for this investment company. Instead of asking staff to drop off gifts amid the pandemic, they invited them to donate via Venmo. The gift drive…