VJS Construction Services builds door to life worth living

On September 7, 2018, VJS Construction Services held its second annual golf outing benefiting four outstanding non-profit organizations that support youth development through education, wellness, and the arts. These organizations include: Rogers Memorial Hospital Foundation, YMCA of Greater Waukesha County, Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts, and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater…

A team effort: Milwaukee Brewers employee joined by her crew in support of Rogers

Fourteen employees from the Milwaukee Brewers front office selected Rogers Memorial Hospital Foundation to be the recipient of their Kindness in MKE donations. Through this initiative, employees were given $100 each by the Brewers Community Foundation, Inc. to support a community nonprofit of their choosing. Morgan Schneider and several colleagues presented a $1,400 check to…

Middle school students in Wisconsin aim to show age-related peers that “strangers care”

Pictured from left to right: (front row) Kendyl Havens, Lily Keepman, Tess Karnowski; (middle row) Jenna Gilbert, Katie Parham, Maya Karnowski, Lori Findlay, Sydney Miller and Elena Kadow; (back row) Audrey Broege, Lindsey Smith and Alyssa King By Lori Findlay, advisor and teacher at Silver Lake Intermediate School Oconomowoc, WI – Many schools offer volunteer…

Biathlete and eating disorder survivor Paul Schommer breaks down stigma during quest for 2018 Olympics

Ten years ago, at the age of 15, young sports enthusiast Paul Schommer found himself in a race against time when his father passed away unexpectedly and his battle with anorexia began spiraling out of control. After being hospitalized and undergoing months of unsuccessful therapy sessions, his doctor recommended he receive round-the-clock, residential treatment at…

You want me to go WHERE?

“Oconomowoc,” our admissions counselor tells the parent on the other end of the line, “It’s in Wisconsin, near Milwaukee.” You can almost see the concern through the telephone as the thought of packing up her 12-year-old daughter and flying her to some city in the middle of the country sinks in. I mean, it’s called…

Our Impact

VIEW IMPACT REPORT Last year, Rogers Foundation invested $4.4 million in our mission to advance treatment, education, advocacy and research on behalf of people with mental health or addiction challenges, their families and the communities we serve. Here are a few numbers that will give you an idea of the impact Rogers Foundation has had…