ASSOCIATE  Basic Needs Fund

The Associate Basic Needs Fund (click here to download application) assists Ascension associates by helping them cover critical life expenses like energy bills, rent payments, automotive repairs and medical bills during an unexpected time of need.

As an Ascension associate, you have a unique opportunity to make a significant impact in the lives of your Ascension colleagues and friends during their greatest time of need.  Please consider making a
donation to the fund today!

Your support is needed now more than ever
Like many Americans, a number of our co-workers and friends have felt the effects of our struggling economy over the past few years. As a result, we have seen a sharp increase in demand for assistance that only the Ascension Associate Basic Needs Fund and its generous donors can provide.

You helped your colleagues through a difficult time, thanks to your generous support of the Ascension Associate Basic Needs Fund.

Please consider making a donation today!

Thank you for your continued, heartfelt support.

Because we're a family.
"I cannot even begin to thank you for your generous help with our mortgage. I have worked for the system for many years and never thought I would be asking for help. To know I work for an amazing organization that helps their employees means more than you could ever know. From the bottom of my heart, thank you, thank you!!"
- a grateful Affinity colleague

"Thank you so much. This is such a wonderful service provided to employees in need and truly makes me humbled to know the organization in which I work has such a big heart."
- a grateful Affinity colleague

Should you have any questions regarding the fund, please contact any member of the Ascension Associate Basic Needs Fund Committee. They are happy to answer any questions you may have.

Associate Basic Needs
Fund Committee

Jeff Siegel - Ascension Wisconsin                                  Amy Brownson – MMC     

Antonina Olszewski - Ascension Wisconsin                   Lynn Michler - SEH   

AHS Employee Basic Needs

As a Catholic Health Care institution we hold a long commitment to the Catholic ideal of the common good. The Ascension Associate Basic Needs Fund provides emergency financial assistance and proactive educational assistance to Ascension associates. Balancing compassion and accountability, the program confidentially assists employees who encounter unforeseen financial emergencies that cause them to fall behind on basic living needs such as shelter or utility costs.

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