Unity Raises Over $70,000 During Give Big Green Bay

February 23, 2024

Unity announces that $70,792 was raised by 261 donors during Give BIG Green Bay, a community-wide, 24- hour online event that ran from noon February 21 to noon February 22, 2024, raising awareness and funds for Brown County nonprofits. Members of the public could donate to their choice of 50 organizations. Unity Executive Director Alisa Gerke states “Unity has the most amazing donors, staff, and volunteers. I’m humbled by the generosity of individuals and organizations in our communities who helped shatter Unity’s $50,000 fundraising goal. Their gifts ensure end-of-life care is available to everyone in Northeast Wisconsin regardless of financial means and supports our unique programs including complementary grief support for individuals and families, pediatric hospice, Respecting Valor Veteran Care, and Gifted Wishes.” Give BIG Green Bay, hosted by the Greater Green Bay Community Foundation, has generated nearly $13.5 million in donations for nonprofits across the last seven years the event has been held.



About Unity
Unity is Northeast Wisconsin’s pioneering not-for-profit healthcare provider that offers a full complement of care solutions including nonmedical home care, supportive palliative care, hospice care, and grief support. With a commitment to seamlessly adapt care to the everchanging needs of each patient and family, Unity works tirelessly to enhance quality of life through innovative services and unique programs ensuring the wishes and goals of patients and families are always met. As the only locally owned and operated advanced illness provider in the region, Unity partners with area skilled nursing facilities, assisted-living facilities, and pharmacies, ensuring seamless care in all settings. Unity is the sole organization offering inpatient hospice at seven area hospitals and is a collaboration between Bellin Health, HSHS St. Mary's Hospital Medical Center, and HSHS St. Vincent Hospital. Established as the third hospice program in the nation, Unity launched Wisconsin’s first palliative care program in 2002, the area’s first hospice residence in 2007, the region’s only Grief and Education Center in 2021, and the area’s first pediatric hospice program in 2024. Learn more at https://unityhospice.org/.