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Respite Clients Share Holiday Feast 

Cornish hens, fine china, good company make for fine “Friendsgiving”  Clients staying in St. Ann Center’s temporary overnight respite care unit over Thanksgiving celebrated the holiday with a down-home feast and good company,   Because caregivers need breaks, too, St. Ann Center’s respite care service is open every day of the year, to help families get...
December 1, 2022

Silver Alert

Caregivers, these tips can help keep at-risk peoplefrom wandering. Wandering can be a huge concern among caregivers for and families of people with cognitive disorders, and with good reason. Just last month, a Silver Alert for a 91-year-old woman with dementia ended tragically in northern Wisconsin the day she wandered off. People can be at...
November 14, 2022

Salon Tips to Help Everyone Look & Feel Great!

Never underestimate the power of a good haircut or manicure. Looking good helps people feel good. That’s true for everyone, regardless of age or abilities – and many of us found out in 2020 just how much we missed those personal services that pampered us a little bit…and helped us shine. Vaccines and masks have...
November 8, 2022

Fall Issue #57 Oct-Dec. 2022

Campus site transformation receives national award St. Ann Center this summer received a national award for the stunning transformation of the 7.5 acres of land that’s now the site of its Bucyrus Campus on the north side of Milwaukee. Named for the mythical bird that was reborn out of ashes, the Phoenix Award for Brownfields...
October 31, 2022

2022 Charity Cash Raffle Winners

Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2022 Charity Cash Raffles. You support of the center through the raffle makes a huge difference in the lives people of all ages and abilities. Because of your participation, they spend that day at St. Ann Center, have access to health and wellness care and engage with...
October 22, 2022

St. Ann Center Wins National Award for North Side Site Transformation

St. Ann Center Wins National Award for North Side Site Transformation Nonprofit turns vacant brownfield into vibrant community center St. Ann Center’s Bucyrus Campus last week celebrated winning a national award for the stunning transformation of its 7.5 acres of land at 2450 W. North Avenue, on the near north side of Milwaukee. Named for...
October 5, 2022

Cash Raffle: 25 Years of Success

Currently, St Ann Center is on its 25th straight year of offering successful raffles. We offer raffles to help bridge the gap between what government reimburses us for extending services to our clients, and, what our actual cost is to provide those services. 1996. The First Raffle St. Ann Center initiated its very first Raffle...
September 16, 2022

Achievements and Awards

Points of Light Inspiration Honor Roll Social Care Awards 2020: Best Intergenerational Daycare Centre – Milwaukee 2019 – 2020 Andrus Award for Intergenerational Excellence (special Purpose Prize) 2019 Betty Award – The Groundbreaker 2019 Citizen of the Year eChievement Award, celebrating those making a positive difference in their communities & beyond Honored Business 2018 Citation...
September 6, 2022

Over 35 Years In Intergenerational Care

Our history is planted deep in Franciscan values: making peace, reverencing all creation, showing compassion and creating a caring community. The Sisters of St. Francis of Assisi brought these values to Milwaukee in 1849 and to St. Ann Center for Intergenerational Care 134 years later. Today, this dynamic heritage continues to grow into a ministry with...
August 26, 2022

Spring Issue #56: Newsletter Cover Story

A Rawring Good Time at the Stein Dinosaurs again walked the earth, or at least, the Stein Campus, at a recent event that delighted children and adults alike. Along with staffers, St. Francis Mayor Ken Tutaj and State Rep. Christine Sinicki donned dino gear for greetings, games and photos. Toddlers’ eyes were wide when they...
August 1, 2022