WISH is a giving circle formed by a group of local women, working with UCHealth Northern Colorado Foundation, to educate, empower and inspire women philanthropists by supporting the health needs of our community through UCHealth programs, partnerships and services provided in Larimer and Weld counties.
As an affiliate of our foundation, WISH provides members the opportunity to pool their funds, learn about health needs in Larimer and Weld counties, and collectively decide how their money is utilized in support of local programs, projects, and services provided by UCHealth, including services provided in partnership with community organizations. Through an annual review and voting process, WISH members are actively involved in how their dollars are spent. One hundred percent of annual membership gifts are awarded to selected applicants.
WISH membership is open to anyone interested in supporting the health and health care services of our community.
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WISH Annual Calendar
June – Annual social
July – Grant applications distributed
Aug./Sept. – Grant application review and interviews
Nov. – Annual voting event
Dec. – Award notifications
WISH Steering Committee
Kristi Benningsdorf | Liz Hogan | Jen Houska | Amy Kolczak | Tracy Mead | Keely Mendicino | Holly Osborn, Chair | Stacie Radford | Jan Sawyer | Trica Schuster | Erica Siemers | Larissa Smailes | Kellie Sponberg, Vice Chair | Erin Whittington | Holly Wolsey
Interested in sponsoring the annual WISH social?
Sponsorship options and benefits:
$2,000 bloom sponsorship:
Logo on invitation | Logo on printed program | One banner displayed at event | Mention in spoken program | Logo on table tent or rolling slideshow (or other media, depending on venue) | One WISH membership ($500 value)
$1,000 seed sponsorship:
One banner displayed at event | Logo on table tent or rolling slideshow (or other media, depending on venue) | One WISH membership ($500 value)
Thank you to our 2019 sponsors:
Bloom sponsor: Orthopaedic & Spine Center of the Rockies
Seed sponsors: Brain McCann Family Foundation | Canvas Credit Union | Columbine Health Systems | Dellenbach Motors | Flood and Peterson | Markley Motors Inc.
WISH membership is open to anyone interested in supporting the health and health care services of our community. Become a member today and join us in engaged and effective giving for a healthier community.
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