For 27 years, the Wellness Council of Wisconsin’s (WCWI) Annual Conference has provided employers throughout the Midwest an opportunity to get inspired, gain new insights and leave with a plan. Additionally for the past two years, Network Health
and WCWI conference attendees have teamed up to donate nearly $6,000 between six deserving non-profit organizations. Read more about that here
. The organizations are selected based on their local connections to where our annual conference is held and their outstanding services supporting health and wellbeing.
With this proven success, WCWI and Network Health are excited to support three Madison area non-profit organizations on October 30 at the 28th Annual Worksite Wellness Conference
. Network Health’s mission is to create healthy and strong Wisconsin communities. Their vision is to transform their industry by collaborating with the highest-quality health care providers to deliver innovative health plan solutions that provide exceptional value to their customers and owners.
This year's selected organizations are:
Journey Mental Health Center is a comprehensive community-based mental health, alcohol and other drug assessment treatment center. It’s team of multidisciplinary staff helps people recover from various mental illnesses and substance abuse disorders, in settings like their homes, senior centers and schools. Journey Mental Health Center is the largest provider of behavioral health services in Dane County and surrounding communities. They have a team of over 500 staff members serving over 12,000 people annually in 29 programs, spread over 10 locations. Journey is a safety net for people with high needs and limited financial resources.
RISE is a community-based, non-profit organization that addresses the mental health and wellness needs of children, families and young adults through strengths-based, solution-focused approaches. They provide various services, like early childhood home visitations and education, mental health services and respite care, in multiple locations. RISE emerged in 2017 from a merger between Community Partnerships Inc. and Center for Families, two Dane County non-profits. Together, they have more than 60 years of experience, providing services in the community for more than 6,800 people annually. RISE believes in the power of human connection and the resilience that exists within everyone.
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Second Harvest Food Bank
Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin began working with local hunger-relief agencies in 1986. They strive to end hunger in 16 southwestern Wisconsin counties through food distribution to their partner agencies, promotion of outside food assistance programs like FoodShare and raising awareness of hunger. As southwestern Wisconsin’s largest hunger-relief charity, they meet nearly one million requests for help each year. From July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017 Second Harvest Food Bank, together with their partner agencies and programs, provided 13.9 million meals. They’re one of 200 members in the Feeding America network, which is the nation’s leading domestic hunger-relief charity.
Thank you to our Exhibitor Activity Sponsor