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Ronald McDonald House raises $9.5 million, doubles in size!

Kevin Huddleston, Executive Director, Mary Donahue, Director of Development and Jay & Katie Sekelsky, Campaign Co-Chairs


PROJECT: Double the size of the Ronald McDonald House to accommodate more families in need.


SERVICES: Feasibility Study, plan and direct $7 million campaign that raised $9.5 million (36% over goal).

Farm WI Discover Center raises $12.5 million!

Julie Mauer, Board Chair and Pete Kappelman, Board Member 


PROJECT: Build a new farm discovery center for $12.5 million to educate the public on the important role of agriculture in our lives. 


SERVICES: Feasibility and $12.5 million capital campaign.

Mukwonago YMCA raises $10 million in community of just 7,500!

Cheryl Berg, President and Rick Swan, Vice-President


PROJECT: With no existing YMCA, no members and no previous donors, an all-volunteer group persevered during an economic recession to raise $10 million in a community of just 7,200 people.


SERVICES: Plan and direct a $10 million community-wide campaign.

Aldo Leopold Foundation raises $8.25 million to build ultra-green!

Buddy Huffaker, Executive Director


PROJECT: Preserve key assets of Aldo Leopold's legacy through the development of a new Center for the Foundation's educational and outreach programming. In keeping with its mission to advance stewardship and land conservation and restoration, the new Center is a net-zero building, meeting all of its own energy needs.


SERVICES: Test (feasibility study), plan and direct an $8.25 million nation-wide campaign.

Sauk Prairie Healthcare raises $5 million in just 18 months!

Patrice Luer, Executive Director, Sauk Prairie Memorial Hospital Foundation 


PROJECT: Despite an aggressive timeline to keep up with the construction schedule, this community reached its ambitious capital campaign goal through a focus on major gifts, achieving an unprecedented success for a rural Wisconsin hospital.


SERVICES: Plan and direct a $5 million community-wide campaign.

Monroe Clinic builds a new hospice home, exceeds goal by 65%!

Mike Sanders, President & CEO and Tracey Pederson, Foundation Director 


PROJECT: Build a new Hospice Home.  Initially a $1.7 million campaign, increasing construction costs required more funds and the campaign ultimately raised $2.8 million, 65% over goal. 


SERVICES: Feasibility study and $2.8 million campaign. 

Reedsburg Area Medical Center raises $2 million to modernize

Dale Turner, VP Human Resources & Development


PROJECT: Build a state-of-the-art skilled nursing facility and a separate assisted living facility in a rural community without easy access to such a continuum of senior health care service.


SERVICES: Test (feasibility study), plan and direct a $2 million community wide campaign.

Stoughton Hospital Exceeds Goal and Raises $2.4 Million!

Terry Brenny, President & CEO and Mary Link, Foundation Director


PROJECT: Renovate and expand the Emergency Department, including day surgery and lab.


SERVICES: Test (feasibility study), plan and direct a $2 million community wide campaign, which raised $2.4 million.

YWCA Madison capital campaign succeeds during recession

Eileen Mershart, CEO and Elizabeth Barnhill, Campaign Co-Chair Volunteer


PROJECT: Complete renovation of the YWCA's headquarters and 12-story residence for women and their children on the Capitol Square, as well as renovation of a former warehouse as the new Empowerment Center. The campaign launched in the worst months of the economic downturn yet reached its goal late in 2010 -- on schedule even in such challenging times.


SERVICES: Test (feasibility study), plan and direct a $1.8 million community-wide campaign.