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(WSAW-TV) A national nonprofit dedicated to sharing the benefits of reading out loud to children is receiving a generous donation. It will help medical clinics introduce diverse book choices to kids across the country, here in Wisconsin and some in central Wisconsin. It’s called the Mirrors and Windows project. American author and philanthropist Mackenzie Scott […]
(Health.com) A Reach Out and Read Wisconsin clinic is among the 12 medical institutions to receive a national 2024 Innovative Hospital Award. Health.com recognized these hospitals and health systems for advanced and innovative programs that directly improve patient care by providing specialized, unique, and groundbreaking offerings that have not been widely available.   SSM Health Sun Prairie […]
(WMTV 15 News) The Wisconsin branch of Reach Out and Read says a $45,000 donation from philanthropist MacKenzie Scott will go toward a project to inform staff about the importance of diverse books. The release states the project, Mirrors & Windows, will deepen the dialogue with clinic staff about the importance of diverse books that […]
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh senior, Kallena Pluemer, is set to graduate in mid-December, move to Appleton, and start her career as an accountant. Prior to beginning life’s next step, Pluemer was able to leave an impact on some of the children of Oshkosh. Despite being a UWO College of Business student with a focus on […]
(Aspirus Health) The pediatrics team at Aspirus Plover Hospital & Clinic is passionate about the benefits of reading to infants and children. “The families we care for trust us to guide them on all aspects of their child’s health and development,” said Jolyne Check-Ostrowski APNP, a pediatric nurse practitioner at Aspirus Plover Clinic. “That’s why we incorporate […]
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