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In 2011, a group of dairy industry individuals decided it was time for the Wisconsin dairy industry to raise funds to help others.  As a result, we formed Dairy Cares of Wisconsin.

On July 22, 2017, our 7th Annual Dairy Cares Garden Party reached new heights, bringing in $207,000.  Over the last seven years, this event has raised more than $847,000 for Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. 

Our hosts — Jim and Annette Ostrom of De Pere — keep the garden party’s focus simple: Bringing friends together to improve the lives of children. 

Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin was once again been selected as the recipient of our fund raising.  Our goal is to provide support with funding for cures of childhood diseases and to help children and parents cope with the pain, stress and worry caused by a serious diagnosis. 

As we move forward, Dairy Cares is asking for your help.  We need you on our team as one of our amazing sponsors.  As a sponsor, you will accompany Dairy Cares in building the necessary resources to help Wisconsin’s children! 

When we look at all we have accomplished during this journey, we are humbled and deeply grateful for your commitment to changing the odds for children and families who face some very tough challenges.  The dairy industry has been rewarding to so many of us and we hope you can help us give a little back. 

Please take the time to review our  sponsorship opportunities.  Our various levels of support include a variety of ways to demonstrate your profound support and have a positive impact on children throughout our communities. 

With sincere appreciation,

Jim Ostrom, Sponsorship Co-Chair | (920) 378-6127
Laurie Fischer, Sponsorship Co-Chair | (920) 366-1880
Gordon Speirs | (920) 371-4402
Paul Krueger| (559) 904-1692
Gary Tauchen | (715) 758-6181

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If you would like to join our cause, you can give online.

Dairy Cares - You Care

Learn how you can join other industry members in supporting Dairy Cares of Wisconsin and Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. All interested individuals are welcome to attend the Garden Party. A suggested minimum donation of $150 per person, though a donation is not required (but an RSVP is.)

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If you have any questions regarding Dairy Cares of Wisconsin, our events or how to become a sponsor, please contact us. We look forward to hearing from you!

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