Our Sponsors

THANK YOU to our Sponsors.

Funding for the Rural Health Initiative is provided by local healthcare systems, agribusinesses, family foundations, community-minded individuals, and signature fundraisers. A fund is established within the Community Foundation for the Fox Cities region. Overseeing the activities of the Initiative is Executive Director Rhonda Strebel and the Finance Committee of the Board of Directors.

Meet our Sponsors

Names are categorized by level of sponsorship, in alphabetical order.


$10,000 and Beyond

Bleser Family Foundation


$5,000 to $9,999

Ascension Health
ThedaCare Medical Center – New London
ThedaCare Medical Center – Shawano
ThedaCare Medical Center – Waupaca
United Cooperative


$1,000 to $4,999

Dr. Greg Thatcher

Ogilvie Family

Swiderski Equipment  https://www.swiderskiequipment.com/

Ardex All American Minerals

Boldt Family Fund
Cooperative Resources International (CRI)
Dr. John & Sally Mielke
GreenStone Farm Credit Services
Green Valley Dairy
Mielke Family Foundation (in honor of Doug Wilson)

Prevea Health
Sturm Foods
ThedaCare Family of Foundations – New London
ThedaCare Family of Foundations – Shawano
United Veterinary Service


$500 – $999

American Transmission Company (ATC)
Bayland Buildings
Central WI Electric Cooperative
DaVita Kidney Care
Dr. Beth Gillis
Dr. Greg Thatcher
Egan Brothers
Essity/SCA Tissue North America
Fox Valley Farm Management Services
Gary Tauchen
Mike Harer
Milk Source
ThedaCare Family of Foundations – Waupaca


$.01 to $499

Alissa Mueller
Barb & Tim Schmid
Conradt Farms
Dan Gitter
Dawn Dingeldein
Dirk Weber
Dorothy Malueg
Dr. Susan May
Echo Ridge Ag Services (Dave Strebe)
Gail Moesch
Gordon Holten
Great Lakes Kraut
Investors Community Bank
Julia Salomon
Karcz’s Hoof Care (Mark & Teri Karcz)
Mary Lou Kugel
Mielke S-Curve Dairy
Milk Source
Nueske’s Smoked Meats
Olson’s Rural Electric
Quantum Dairy
Rhonda Strebel
Robert Cowles
Ryan Downs
Sarah Hankins
Seehafer Refrigeration
Sharon Hanks
Sugar Creek Farm
Susan Franke
Tauchen Harmony Valley
Waupaca Foundry
Wenzel Dairy Business Consulting (Dan Wenzel)

Interested in Becoming a Sponsor?

Let’s chat! There are multiple ways to show your support – whether it be a one-time donation or a multi-year pledge.

Download the Levels of Sponsorship (PDF) for more details.

Call us at (715) 524-1488 or message us via this Contact Us form.

Interested in Making a Donation?

Check out our Make a Donation section. Your support is greatly appreciated.