The Rock Foundation was created in the summer of 1999, by the staff of 95.7 The Rock. For the past 15 years, you've helped us help individuals, organizations and families in time of need. Since the Foundations inception, we have been humbled by the continued support and generosity of you, the kick-ass Rock listener.

 

If you have a friend, family member,
or neighbor that has been struck by
tragedy and could use a helping hand,
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 Information can also be mailed to us at:

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Reggae for a Reason will be held at Pearl Street Brewery 4/16 from 4p-9p with Unity the Band playing live from 6p-9p. There will be raffles and other activities with all proceeds going to 'Wisconsin Microfinance', a non-profit diedicated to providing women in poor communities of Haiti and the Philippines with small loans for entrepreneurial ventures.

for more information and to donate, contact Sophie Nelson at nelson.soph at uwlax.edu

In November of 2016, Marchelle (Hainz) Brody was diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer which traveled to her liver. Friends and family have started organizing a benefit for her to assist with medical bills and other expenses. The benefit is Saturday, April 22nd from 1pm-10pm at Strike Time Lanes with raffles, prizes and kids activities.

For benefit information or to make a gift basket or raffle prize donation, please contact Kim Stetzer (715) 937-3291. Monetary donations are being accepted at Unity Bank – Neillsville Branch.

We will also be having an online store set up soon to order t-shirts!

Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/220558281682232/

Cooper Ross was diagnosed with Spinal Muscular Atrophy in the fall of '16 at a mere 2 months old. A disease for which there is no cure, however, recent advancements have allowed for people with SMA to receive treatments that will improve life expectancy. Cooper and his family reside in Black River Falls and must travel for treatments in both Madison and Chicago, as you would expect, this is taking a toll on Cooper's family, so friends of Cooper's family have put together a benefit to help ease some of the financial burden. Cooper's benefit will be held at the Melrose Rod & Gun Club April 29th from 1p-6p where a silent auction and more will be held.

 

If you would like to contribute or have questions please contact Betty Setzer 715-299-4301 or Steve Heller 608-863-3254

Baby Alaric, son of Justine Jill & Eric Monroe was born 12/2/16 with a rare organ defect, he has spent all of his early days at Madison's Children Hospital, a benefit will be held at First & Last Chance (HWY27) in Black River Falls Saturday 4/1 from 11a-5p, if you wish to make a donation please contact Pookie at (715) 299 8470 or Kelly at (715) 299 7498

Gabrielle Servant has been diagnosed with a very rare spinal cord cancer. Gabby has 6 spinal cord tumors called Disseminated Spinal Myxopapillary Ependymomas. Approximately 1 in 500,000 are diagnosed with this type of cancer yearly. In December of 2016, in an attempt to remove part of the largest tumor, Gabby underwent spinal surgery. The neurosurgeon could not remove all of the largest tumor without leaving Gabby with a lifetime of deficits, such as paralysis. Gabby has started Proton radiation. She will undergo 5 radiation treatments a week for 6 weeks, a total of 30 treatments.
Gabby has been doctoring at Mayo in Rochester, Minnesota. The countless MRI’s, surgery, numerous doctors, radiation, etc., are all adding up. In an effort to have a cancer benefit to help Gabby out during this difficult time in her life, Gladiators for Gabby was organized.


Gabby is just 20 years old. Gabrielle has a brother, Terry Servant. She also has two sisters, Ashley Servant, and Kiara Peters. Gabby’s parents are Steve Servant and Lisa Peters/Stoller.
Any donations for raffle items, silent auction baskets, service items, and monetary donations are very much appreciated. If you have something you are willing to contribute, please contact us as soon as possible. If anyone is able to donate for this cause, please call Lisa at 608-317-9238.


Donations can be mailed, or dropped off at:
Champions Riverside Resort, W16751 Pow Wow Lane, Galesville, WI or call 608-317-9238
Ettrick United Bank, 22818 N. Main Street, Ettrick, WI
If needed, in the Black River Falls area, Lisa Peters/Stoller can pick up your donations. Please contact Lisa at 715-937-7980.

At the beginning of October, Brother, Father, Grandfather, Uncle and Friend, Wally, was diagnosed with stage 3 esophageal cancer. Wally, he has been a member of the La Crosse Park n Rec Activites for over 30 years! Some may know Wally from playing softball for Dick and Ann's, Mr. Stix, the old Our Corner Bar, WC's Ye Old Style Inn and All Star Lanes... JUST TO NAME A FEW! And some of the younger generation may know him for umping for Park n Rec Softball. Come on out to the Moose Lodge, Sat Jan. 7, starting at 3pm and show him your love and support! There will be a Raffle, Door Prizes, Cornhole tournament and tip boards, just to name a few! All proceeds go to his medical care, bills and lost wages.

FB Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/619377948221775/

Mandi, a single mother of 2, was diagnosed with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) in July. This diagnosis has left Mandi in an extreme amount of pain, multiple medications, appointments, therapies, procedures, inability to work and do the everyday activities that she loves. CRPS has no cure and therapies/procedures are not 100% guaranteed to help. Her family and friends have joined together to help Mandi in anyway possible. Help by celebrating Mandi, spread CRPS awareness and alleviate some financial stress for her on January 7th at All Star Lanes Banquet Hall.
There will be food, zumbathon, silent auction, Chinese raffle, bake sale, the band Backroads, and much more!

FB Event Page https://www.facebook.com/events/1009654959162004/


For any questions please email mandiwolfebenefit@gmail.com

Please do not wear any wool to include but not limited to wool coats, hats, mittens/gloves, sweaters, etc. due to the fact Mandi is highly allergic to wool and all sheep by-products (including lotions containing lanolin) and will go into anaphylactic shock. Thank you for your cooperation.

 

On August 15th, Adam Huber was unexpectedly diagnosed with Colon Cancer at the age of 37. He underwent emergency surgery to have the cancerous mass removed and now faces chemotherapy. Adam's friends and family are hoping to raise funds to cover both medical and living expenses that have accrued due to his sudden surgery, recovery and upcoming treatments. Join us to help raise funds for Adam and offer him support as he starts his journey to beat cancer. This Friday there will be a benefit for Adam at Shenanigans starting at 5p with Silent Auctions, Egg Roulette, Raffles and more! For more information see the links below to help Adam!

Help Huber Community Page: https://www.facebook.com/helphuber/

Help Huber Benefit Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/258862691175256/

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