Sponsors and Donors

Epilepsy Families Southeast Wisconsin is honored to work with a wide variety of organizations, companies, institutions, health systems, government agencies, and communities who support expanding epilepsy awareness, education, and socialization. They also believe in our goal to prevent, control and cure epilepsy through service, advocacy, and research.

 

Our Sponsors/Donors 


Children's Wisconsin's Neurosciences Center is the largest and most comprehensive in the state and ranks among the nation's best by U.S. News & World Report. The center combines excellent clinical care for your child with innovative research, while advancing the development of pediatric neurological and neurosurgical treatment options.

They are the region's only independent healthcare system dedicated solely to the health and well-being of children. In Milwaukee and throughout the state, they provide kids and their families a wide range of care and support - everything from routine care for earaches or sore throats to life saving advances and treatment options. Their academic partner, The Medical College of Wisconsin, brings many of the nation's most well-respected doctors to our team. Together they work to ensure that every child and family they serve receives nothing but the best. 


Incorporated in 2009, FACE Websites, LLC provides easy to maintain, professional, affordable and mobile friendly websites for organizations and businesses. Utilizing their own Content Management System (CMS), they provide a feature rich (over 50+ features), customizable, database driven, and flexible system unlike any CMS on the market.  The goal is to develop a system that gets results and alleviate the frustrations and expense businesses are facing in managing their current website.


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Keefe Real Estate has its roots in Lake Geneva, WI.  Passed down through three generations, Keefe continues to be 100% vested in the local community. Because of its unique focus on agent education and development, Keefe is known and trusted in the area and has grown to become the #1 Real Estate Brokerage firm in Walworth and the surrounding counties.

Over the past 25 years, Keefe Real Estate has been proud to play a role in supporting our local community. They focus this support through their Keefe Kares program, a 501(c)3 organization run and supported by Keefe associates.


Kirch Improvements, LLC is a fully licensed and insured, custom deck builder based in Brookfield, WI. They pride themselves on building your deck with high quality products and craftsmanship, while providing excellent customer service. They only use materials that they trust; and stand behind the decks we build with a workmanship warranty.

A deck is not something you build every day. It's unique and personal. They will work closely with you to ensure you are choosing the right design and products that suit your outdoor living style. Their goal is to provide you with all the information you need to make an educated decision on a deck that you will enjoy for years to come.


"My Passion has always been to help people. What a blessing it has been for me to see my dream become a reality" Mike Lindell

Years ago, Mike Lindell, Inventor, and CEO of MyPillow®, Inc. , like you, found himself extremely frustrated with his pillow going flat. He would wake up in the morning with a sore arm, his neck would hurt, his fingers would be numb, and he would toss and turn all night not knowing why. That is why he developed MyPillow. MyPillow’s patented interlocking fill adjusts to your individual sleep needs regardless of sleeping position. Allowing MyPillow to hold that position all night, helping you fall asleep faster and stay asleep longer.


PrintRunner, Inc. was established with little more than a small press and a dream. Their growth is due to their commitment to providing the best value in high quality full color printing at an affordable price. Whatever your promotional needs, from business card printing to full color brochure printing to postcard printing services and beyond, they have the solution.

To maintain that commitment, PrintRunner.com has invested millions to bring all the services they offer in-house... from concept to completion. A state-of-the-art pre-press department, including direct to plate systems and a unique color system that sends electronic color profiles direct to their Komori and Heidelberg presses. PrintRunner.com boasts one of the most enriched and diverse bindery departments including die cutting, embossing, foiling and saddle stitching. 


Since 1873, Kohler Co. has been improving the level of gracious living by providing exceptional products and services for our customers’ homes and their lifestyles. They believe better business and a better world go hand-in-hand. Fueled by the passion of more than 36,000 associates worldwide, they strive to enhance the quality of life for current and future generations through design, craftsmanship and innovation.


Pepsi is focused on unleashing their company's full potential by pivoting toward sustainable accelerated growth and embracing a new mission and a winning purpose. Their vision is to be the global leader in convenient foods and beverages by winning purpose.  This reflects the ambition to win sustainability in the marketplace and accelerate their top line growth, while keeping their commitment to do good for the planet and the community.

It builds on decades of progress they have made since PepsiCo was founded in 1965, while settling a firm foundation for a new area of growth and prosperity. To help achieve this vision, they have defined a new set of aspirations: to become Faster, Stronger and Better.


In unraveling Wigwam's past, one quickly finds the common threads that have knitted together the company's history - an industrious work force and innovation. From knitting needles to knitting machines, the product line of Wigwam has been shrunk and expanded repeatedly over the years, experiencing many successes and a few flops (plastic socks?) too, while the company continually reinvents itself. Yet through it all, the employees have been the mainstay, creating high-quality reliable products.

Abbott understands that the first step to living your best life is good health. Everything they make is designed to help you do just that. That’s their commitment to building life-changing technologies that keep your heart healthy, nourish your body at every stage of life, help you feel and move better, and bring you information, medicines and breakthroughs to manage your health.

For more than 130 years, they've put science and innovation to work – to create more possibilities for more people through the power of health. They adapt and respond quickly to changes in the world around us to deliver better solutions to help people live their best lives.


ACCO Brands’ academic, consumer and business products have made their way into thousands of schools, offices, and homes all over the globe. They invite you to learn more about why their brands are trusted among so many consumers.

ACCO Brands’ portfolio of consumer products have all the resources for those needing to transform their homes into a working environment. From tech connectivity and security to desk organization and health and wellness, ACCO Brands has the equipment to make working from home as productive, efficient and comfortable as possible.


For more than 60 years, Community Health Charities has empowered individuals to make the world a better place, by raising awareness and financial resources for health and wellbeing. CHC is committed to building stronger, healthier communities together. Community Health Charities exists to empower people to take action to improve health and wellbeing. They build coalitions of companies, governments, nonprofits, individuals, and community leaders, and work with businesses to energize employees and promote programs that are tangibly improving health equity and community resilience.

By raising awareness about health and wellbeing, share health resources and employee engagement tools to create greater social impact and energize corporate and organizational partners to support programs that are actively improving overall population and community health. They support individuals experiencing health challenges, provide opportunities to initiate positive change through giving and volunteering, and convene public and private sector leaders to share their innovative and promising practices to improve individual and employee health. 


The Milwaukee Admirals goal is to combine strong play on the ice with NHL quality entertainment off of it, all at a family friendly price!

Milwaukee Admirals has donated over $64,000 to charities in Southeast Wisconsin as part of their Community Partners programs for the 2019-20 season.


Ad-Tech has been dedicated to providing quality and innovative electrodes for the surgical treatment of intractable epilepsy as well as devices for neurodiagnostic and neurosurgery. Among the many products manufactured by Ad-Tech are their intracranial electrodes used for Long Term Monitoring (LTM*) and electrodes for Intraoperative Monitoring (IOM). These devices cover a wide range of choices, from various shaped subdural strips and grids as well as depth electrodes and accessories.

Ad-Tech’s devices are known worldwide as the “gold standard” used within LTM* and they continue to create products with the patient in mind. Today, Ad-Tech’s devices are registered and approved for use in over 60 countries. All of their products are manufactured in the United States and they are also an ISO 13485 certified company. Their worldwide sales and distribution specialists have decades of experience and knowledge in the field they serve. They understand that being most attentive and “service driven” is paramount.


The American Family Dreams Foundation, Inc builds on the long-standing commitment and support of communities they serve by offering grants to eligible non-profit (501c3) organizations.

The Dreams Foundation grant funding priorities are Lifelong Learning (wrap-around educational programming or employment access and opportunity) and Basic Needs (food security, housing, transportation and childcare), which align with their organizational mission.


Aquestive is a pharmaceutical company that advances and commercializes medicines to solve therapeutic problems and meaningfully improve people’s lives. They apply innovative drug delivery technology and scientific expertise to redesign important medicines. The initial focus, supported by their current approved products and late-stage pipeline, is to improve medications and outcomes for patients with central nervous system (CNS) conditions


A passion for designing, manufacturing, and selling furniture has defined Ashley from day one. On a mission to make the world feel a little more like home. What started in a small Wisconsin town has grown into the world's largest manufacturer and #1 furniture retailer built on the values of hard work, family, and affordable styles.


The Milwaukee Bucks are committed to supporting and implementing safe and healthy activity options for youth. From recreational activities like after school sports camps to lifestyle programs like self-esteem workshops, the Bucks strive to become a recognized leader in the state of Wisconsin for healthy choices.

The Milwaukee Bucks are committed to revitalizing and enriching our Wisconsin culture, one neighborhood at a time. From physical renovations to employee volunteerism to providing once-in-a-lifetime experiences for youth, the Milwaukee Bucks aim to be a resource in communities across the state of Wisconsin..


Cargill is working differently, but the values that have enabled Cargill to meet previous global challenges remain unchanged. Their commitment to doing the right thing, putting people first and reaching higher will continue to guide every decision they make. They prioritize their employees’ health and well-being, as they are essential in delivering the food, everyone needs to stay healthy and nourished.

Cargill is working to nourish the world. They are bringing together people, ideas, and resources to deliver products, technology, and ways of operating that build successful businesses and communities.


CGSchmidt’s experience has shown that they engage small businesses and minority-owned firms at little or no additional cost by simply setting realistic and achievable expectations. Similarly, they can increase the level of workforce diversity by requiring the firms they do business with to seek-out and put to work individuals who are currently under-represented in the construction workforce.

With a belief that small, local, disadvantaged business enterprises should have the maximum practical opportunity to participate in as many projects as possible. CG Schmidt has extensive knowledge of the local subcontracting communities around Wisconsin; they are highly active in the local marketplace and have strong relationships with the subcontractors that are likely to bid. 

In 2014 they initiated a self-directed, voluntary diversity program. their goal was – and still is – to increase participation of under-utilized businesses on their projects, and to provide better work opportunities for under-represented groups, whether the project has mandated a participation requirement. 


Families have included Edy’s in their biggest and smallest moments since 1928. From grandiose reunions to a quiet, rainy Sunday afternoon under the covers – their flavors bring people together.

Tinkering away in the kitchen – channeling their ice cream parlor days of the past and combining real, high quality ingredients. They see it, every scoop is a chance to get somebody to stay for dessert, and sweeten the moment.

Emerys is not some big-box seller of toy bikes and treadmills. They are specialists in the world of bike, triathlon & fitness equipment. They offer reasonably priced products that give real value and lifespan. And they guarantee our prices along with terrific service! Maybe that is why they've been voted Milwaukee's Best Bike Shop a number of times in the past few years. 

They are not the only shop for you to get the products they sell, but when you look at what is best for you, you're very likely to want to shop at your store. You read right, YOUR store! You are the reason they are here.


FASTSIGNS locations provide comprehensive sign and graphic solutions (custom signs and visual graphics) to help businesses and organizations - including manufacturers, schools and universities, retailers, construction companies, healthcare facilities and many other industries - extend their brand’s reach and communicate messages to their audiences.

Companies work with FASTSIGNS because they have a need to solve a visual communications challenge such as building brand awareness, increasing location “findability”, promoting a product or service, helping people find their way around a facility or campus, hosting an event, communicating with employees, improving workflow, meeting safety and compliance regulations, etc.


Resilience comes with responsibility. Whether they're protecting the environment or giving back to the community, they are committed to doing business with honesty, integrity and transparency. Here's how:

Economic Responsibility
They are committed to helping people safeguard their properties from loss and improving your resiliency. This commitment drives everything they do, from the loss prevention recommendations they make onsite to the alliances they have formed for the improvement in codes and standards worldwide.

Social Responsibility
FM Global consider themselves to be citizens of every community where their offices are located. So they encourage their employees in these offices to always look for ways to give back. They've also established the FM Global Foundation, a program that lets employees maximize their contributions with matching contributions from them. They are also supporters of (and contributors to) the United Way and the Spencer Educational Foundation. And even help champion and grow local firefighting capabilities with their FM Global Fire Prevention Grant Program.

Environmental Responsibility
Forward-thinking companies make sustainability a foundation of their business. So not surprisingly, it's very important to them. As a good environmental steward, they are also committed to being environmentally responsible when managing risk. The loss prevention solutions we recommend provide their clients with support in the areas of sustainable design, construction and operations. Likewise, FM Global is steadfast in their commitment to energy conservation and waste reduction at their corporate and research facilities.

Most losses can be prevented. This belief has guided FM Global from the beginning to this day. Whether you are preparing for the fight or climbing back on your feet, you will have an ally in resilience. FM Global is a different kind of property insurance company. 


No business can thrive in the long-term without continually transforming itself and finding ways to become more efficient, more innovative, more responsive, and more successful. Whether your business is starting from a position of strength and longevity, or it is taking its first baby steps into a new or larger market, the professionals at GRAEF want to help you identify and make the changes needed to take your business to the next level.


Innovative Health & Fitness is a locally owned health club dedicated to providing its members with all the tools needed to achieve their unique wellness goals. Located just off the intersection of Hwy 100 and Loomis Road in Franklin, Innovative Health & Fitness is home to an army of certified Fitness Professionals, three luxurious pools, the area’s only indoor walking and running track, an entire floor dedicated to state-of-the-art functional training equipment, a spin studio, free weight area and three spacious studios for large group fitness classes.


Jelly Belly Candy Company is dedicated to producing the highest quality confections, delivering superior customer service, and creating a reliable and enjoyable product line to the consuming public. They seek to be a responsible corporate citizen and to ensure high quality and safety standards in their business.

Jelly Belly expect their consumers and business partners to have confidence in the products bearing their name and that the products are manufactured in accordance with a guiding code of conduct. Jelly Belly is committed to conducting business with ethical business standards and asks its vendors, suppliers, and licensees to conduct themselves in the same manner.


At Johnsonville they have a moral responsibility to create and maintain an environment that requires each member to fully develop their God-given talents. They achieve this by living the Johnsonville Way. Johnsonville, LLC, is committed to the well-being of their animals.  It is they moral and ethical obligation to ensure their animals are always treated humanely.  

As they have always done, they continue to improve equipment and facilities, educate their employees in ethical treatment practices, and actively pursue new technology to further enhance their handling practices. At Johnsonville, they are not only committed to providing consumers with great-tasting, high-quality sausage, but also dedicated to sustainability. This commitment includes how they approach animal stewardship and reducing waste, which led to the development of a separate business called Sustainable Swine Resources.


Through their Milwaukee roots, Klements expanded their ties with the community to include new partnerships. This includes being part of Summerfest, Milwaukee Bucks and Milwaukee County Parks.

For more than 70 years, Lundbeck has been at the forefront of brain science. They are committed to providing transformative therapies for brain diseases, and are tirelessly dedicated to restoring brain health so every person can be their best. The unmet need in brain disease is vast, but they strive to see the person behind the disease, and  have deep connections with the communities they serve. In the United States, our 900+ employees stand shoulder-to-shoulder with patients, families and caregivers impacted by brain diseases.

What sets us apart:

Research: A deep pipeline – 100 percent targeted to brain disease, with focus on uncovering the underlying biology of challenging disorders. 

Patients: A passion for patients that binds us together and drives us to act with urgency to address unmet medical needs today and into the future. 

Partnerships: A long history of successful and diverse partnerships


At the core of what drives MGIC company is a desire to do what is right. One way they accomplish this is by serving as a responsible corporate citizen. By supporting local charities, they work to help make Milwaukee a strong community.

In 2019, MGIC company and their co-workers donated approximately $1,218,192 in financial contributions and countless volunteer hours to local organizations. Every year, they lend support to causes emphasizing health, social services, civic efforts, education, arts, and culture. These are just a few of the 150 causes and programs they support.


Alpha Baking Company, Inc. has a long history of donating product, money, and time to local charities, including food banks across the Midwest.

Perhaps the most visible donation was the promotion Alpha Baking Company, Inc. ran for its S. Rosen’s brand’s 100 year anniversary. For one week that summer, each fresh S. Rosen’s hot dog bun sold generated a ten cent donation to five food banks serving Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin. This highly successful promotion resulted in a lump sum donation of over $120,000 to help feed the Midwest’s hungry.

In addition to monetary donations, Alpha Baking Company, Inc. regularly donates bread product to local food banks, resulting in thousands of pounds of bread donations per year. Donations are also made to events and community organizations that arise through our connection to their community.


By coming together we become stronger together.

Social responsibility is deeply ingrained in the Schneider Way. Through the Schneider Foundation, they wholeheartedly support the communities where their associates and customers work and live. They believe in a sustainable future and want to leave our world better than they found it.

To do this, they give back to the communities where they work and live. They understand and accept their responsibility to be good involved citizens who are respectful of each other and the planet. Through the many social programs they support, they live up to these obligations every day.


The Focus of SC Johnson’s Giving

Community & Economic Development - Programs that improve the quality of life in the areas of economic and community infrastructure, capacity building, economic development, safe neighborhoods, cultural experiences and job training.

 Social Services - Programs that provide supportive services for low-income/at-risk individuals or families to help them on the road to self-sufficiency, such as services for families, disabled or elderly citizens, domestic disaster prevention, temporary shelter, and support for those who are disadvantaged or living in poverty.

• Health & Well-Being - Programs that help educate about and combat mosquito-borne diseases, or encourage public health and wellness education and equitable access to health care.

• Education - Programs that emphasize student academic achievement, with a focus on academic enrichment and advancement, such as early childhood education, K-12, post-secondary, technical and vocational schools.

University School of Milwaukee provides an exceptional PK-12 independent school education in a supportive, inclusive community built on the foundation of our Common Trust. By igniting a passion for learning, leadership, and service, the School prepares each student—as an individual—for success in higher education and a life of purpose. USM embraces a tradition of superior academic achievement through a commitment to expertise and innovation in our school.

In addition, educational decisions, and goals at USM are based on some of the following guiding principles:

Community

A physically and emotionally safe environment provides students, faculty, and staff with opportunities to express their ideas and grow intellectually. Students, families, faculty, and staff are committed to academic excellence and behavioral standards and understand their responsibilities to the School and to their local and global communities. Faculty and staff cultivate connections that create meaningful and productive relationships among students, families, alumni, and their communities. Families provide valuable contributions to the School community through their involvement with and support of students, faculty, and staff.

Inclusion

The uniqueness of every individual is celebrated. Recognition of and respect for the diversity of backgrounds and experiences is fundamental to building a learning community where students learn to think broadly, critically, and independently. All members of the USM community feel empowered as they live and work equitably together. Students are prepared for the opportunities of a diverse world and are provided with a supportive environment in which to reach their full potential.


The MKE Wave and ROC Foundation are proud to partner with local Non-Profit Organizations throughout Southeastern Wisconsin that are making a positive impact on our community. During each of their regular season home games they partner with local Non-Profit Organization(s) to help raise funds and awareness back to their cause. Through the Non-Profit of the Game Program, the MKE Wave have donated over $36,000 to local organizations!

As a Wisconsin community-based sports organization, the Milwaukee Wave understands the importance of community support. They are proud to stand alongside you and strive to be actively involved to support the communities supporting us.

As such, they are dedicated to giving back to the communities where our fans, host families, sponsors and friends live, work and serve. They support the efforts of groups that work with the disadvantaged, youth development, youth sports programs, non-profit organizations and more.


WE energy companies support nonprofit, tax-exempt organizations in communities located in areas their companies serve. their focus areas are:

  • Community and neighborhood development
  • Arts and culture
  • Health and human services
  • Education
  • Environment

Theirployees are active in their communities, serving on nonprofit boards and volunteering their time. Their companies and associated business resource groups promote a range of volunteer opportunities for current and retired employees. They also participate in workplace giving campaigns for United Way and other organizations.

We Energies and Wisconsin Public Service (WPS) each operate foundations.