Giving Tuesday, December 3, 2019

(920) 926-4971

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The Agnesian HealthCare Foundation and Foundation for Ripon Medical Center, both charitable tax-exempt organizations, exist to accept, acknowledge and invest charitable gifts to help meet the health needs of the people in our communities.  ALL FUNDS STAY LOCAL!

Our Foundation Team

  • Shawn Fisher, Executive Director
  • Kimberly Laws, Director of Development
  • Michelle Schmitz, PR/Foundation Office Support Specialist

2018 By the Numbers

  • $254,141 in patient care has been provided to those who cannot afford hospice service.
  • $48,117 in funding was provided to help 110 patients navigating long-term illness.
  • 742 service vouchers were provided at the Samaritan Health Clinic for patient care.
  • 2,154 generous volunteers, donors and employees make this funding possible.
  • Together we provided $1.9 million dollars in community support.


About the Agnesian HealthCare Foundation

Each year the Agnesian HealthCare Foundation is challenged with the task of taking donor contributions and allocating them to serve the areas of greatest need. 

"Our donors are our lifeline, and their contributions extend so much further than this lifetime. Their gifts will keep on giving for years to come."- Holly Brenner, AHC Foundation President

Recently funded projects:

  • Cycling without age trishaw bicycles at St. Francis Home
  • Access for recess
  • Wheelchair access patio swing at Agnesian Adult Day Services
  • Cuddle Cots at St. Agnes and Waupun Memorial Hospitals
  • Sleeping bags for the homeless
  • Samaritan Health Clinic

Annual Fundraising Events

  • February - Chocolate & Wine 
  • April - Foundation for Ripon Medical Center Cheese & Wine
  • May - Samaritan Cash Raffle 
  • August - Charity Open 
  • December - Caring for You Holiday Luncheon
  • December - Love Lights

About the Foundation for Ripon Medical Center

The Foundation for Ripon Medical Center is an individual entity whose goal is to focus on the needs within the Ripon area. 

    How to Give

    You are welcome to make your donation online or you can  mail donations to:

    Agnesian HealthCare Foundation

    430 E. Division Street

    Fond du Lac, WI 54935

    If you have questions, need information or would like to sponsor any of our events, call (920) 926-4959 or email at

    Foundation Event & Giving Forms

    History & Mission of Agnesian

    It started more than 120 years ago with the visionary leadership of Mother Agnes Hazotte, first general superior of the Congregation of Sisters of St. Agnes.