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Partners of Stoughton Hospital

Stoughton Health
900 Ridge Street
Stoughton, WI 53589
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(608) 873-2205

Partners of Stoughton Hospital

The Partners of Stoughton Hospital is an organization that provides financial and volunteer support to the hospital in a variety of ways. Dues are $10 annually and partners receive a monthly newsletter, a free flu vaccination every fall, and a 10% discount on purchases in the Gift Shop. Stoughton Hospital Auxiliary was organized in the mid-1950’s with the same objectives and mission we honor today. We aim to serve as goodwill ambassadors and provide assistance to the hospital staff and patients in a volunteer capacity. In 2005, we changed our name to the Partners of Stoughton Hospital to expand our membership to include men and women. We now have over 200 members and continue to grow. If you would like more information about becoming a partner, please call (608) 873-2205 or view the Partners Membership Brochure.

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Future Fundraisers & Events

Partners Board Meetings
Board meetings are the first Wednesday of every month.

Coffee with Melanie
The 13th of each month at 9 a.m. – March 13th at Pancake Cafe

Pansy Sale
Orders Due – Thursday, April 6th
Order Pick-up – Thursday, April 13th
Click Here for Printable Pansy Order Form

Spring Card Party
Thursday, April 13th
11:30 a.m. Lunch
12:30 p.m. Cards (Euchre and Bridge)
Christ Lutheran Church
700 County Rd B, Stoughton
$10 per person
Walk-ins and singles are welcome! To sign up, please call
Jeanne at (608) 692-3452.
Please indicate if you have a table of four.

WHA Annual Advocacy Day
Wednesday, April 19th

Southern District Spring Meeting
Wednesday, April 26th at Monks in Lake Geneva

Geranium Sale
Please check back at a later date for details. 

Partners Monthly Newsletter

The Partners of Stoughton Hospital newsletter is a monthly publication.  Spread the word – please share our newsletter with anyone who might be interested in joining Partners of Stoughton Hospital.

Click Here! Partners of Stoughton Hospital March 2023 Newsletter

Love Light 2022

Thank you to everyone who supported the Partners of Stoughton Hospital Love Light Celebration of Inner Peace.
Please click here to see a list of all of the names included in this year’s program.

Love Light Ceremony

​A Seasonal Tradition for the Entire Community
We know the beauty of a single light, but the brilliance of many lights shining together for a cause cannot be matched.

The holidays are a time of joy, laughter, family and friends. For many of us it is also a time of giving and remembering. Since 1992, our annual Love Light celebration has provided an opportunity to come together to remember and honor special people in our lives. Donations are collected to remember someone no longer with us, to recognize those who are serving or have served in the military, and to recognize those special people among us.

This year our Love Light Theme is “Inner Peace.” We all struggle at times to find inner peace, especially during the holidays as we remember loved ones who are no longer with us. We invite you to join us this year as we embrace the journey to finding our own inner peace. We are pleased to be going back to an in person event this year and are grateful to Christ Lutheran Church for agreeing to host Love Light.

The names of those being remembered and honored are read as three trees on the hospital campus are illuminated. The tree with white lights is to remember those we have lost. The tree with red lights represents a living tribute to someone special. The tree with gold lights honors or remembers those who have served or are currently serving in the military.

Although donations are accepted all year, gifts must be received by November 23, 2022 to be included in the 2022 Love Light Program.

Thursday, December 1, 2022
4:30 p.m.
Christ Lutheran Church
700 County Rd B, Stoughton


Partners Board of Directors

Partners of Stoughton Hospital is guided by a board of elected officers including President, Vice President, Secretary, Assistant Secretary, Treasurer and Assistant Treasurer. Additional board members include the Past President and current Committee Chairs. The board meets on the first Wednesday of each month.  All Partners of Stoughton Hospital members are welcome and encouraged to attend the monthly board meetings.

In addition to monthly meetings, an annual meeting is held in October. All members are asked to attend this meeting consisting of a light lunch, a short business meeting, and the election of officers.

Melanie Miller – President
Claudia Quam – Vice President
Sharon Beall – Secretary
Jan Walker – Assistant Secretary
Donna Strandlie – Treasurer
Judeen Reese – Past President
Open – Fundraising Committee Chair
Diane Williams – Gift Shop Committee Chair
Open – Love Light Committee Chair
Mary Haley – Membership Committee Chair
Judeen Reese – Newsletter Committee Chair
Jeanne Gilbertson – Public Policy/Community Education/Service Projects

Partners of Stoughton Hospital Board

Top Row: Jan Walker, Sharon Beall, Mary Haley, and Melanie Miller
Bottom Row: Diane Williams, Donna Strandlie, and Jeanne Gilbertson


Fundraising Committee
Our Fundraising Committee is probably our most active committee. During the year, several events are planned in order to maintain funding used to support the hospital, provide scholarships to graduating high school seniors, and various service projects. Pansy, geranium and mum sales are historically held each year along with a holiday bake and craft sale. Other activities and events are planned as needed. If you like to be busy and you enjoy people, please consider joining our Fundraising Committee.

Community Health Education and Events Committee
Jeanne Gilbertson chairs this committee by partnering with the Stoughton Wellness Coalition. We provide support for programs addressing substance abuse, mental health, and other challenges facing the youth of our community. In addition, this committee is involved in the Blood Drives, Med Drops and several service projects including construction of walker bags, financial support for patients who need wigs and twiddle muffs.

Membership Committee
Our Membership Committee maintains records, collects dues, encourages new members and hosts coffee chats designed to familiarize members with the activities and events of our Partners organization. Mary Haley chairs this committee and is always available to answer your questions. Please click here to email Mary.

Gift Shop Committee
Our Gift Shop Committee Chair, Diane Williams supports the Gift Shop and our gift shop coordinator, Bonnie Anderson. The committee helps troubleshoot, advertise and promote the shop in various ways. This is a fun committee. If it sounds like a good fit for you, reach out by leaving a voicemail in the shop at (608) 873-2281.

Love Light Committee
Planning is underway for the 2023 Love Light Program.

2019 Mum Fundraiser
2019 Mum Fundraiser

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