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Our Impact

Kathy’s House Impact Report

Patty Metropulos and Mark Filla

The opening of our New Home for Healing in 2021 was a monumental occasion. With more than twice the capacity of our original home, our new home offers both the potential to serve more guests and to serve them better. Read more about how our impact is expanding in breath and depth in 2022 – and beyond!

Kathy’s House makes a difference in the lives of patients and families facing cancer and other serious illness.

Kathy’s House helps families—including those in financial hardship—access needed health care and stay together during a medical crisis. For many families, the costs associated with staying in even a moderately-priced hotel (approximately $100 per night) are out of reach. 40 percent of our patient guests tell us they would not have been able to access the care they need without Kathy’s House.

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85% facing cancer

“Kathy’s House is a game-changer for improving health equity in our region. Patients and families facing serious health conditions can access healthcare regardless of geography, income barriers or lack of other resources. I support Kathy’s House because I have seen firsthand how Kathy’s House directly reduces health disparities.”

Dr. Malika Siker,
Froedtert & the Medical college of Wisconsin
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Guest Stories

The guests who stay at Kathy’s House each face their own unique health challenges. Their stories are often extraordinary. We are honored to be a part of their journey. Watch the video to hear Maria describe in her own words the impact Kathy’s House had during a medical crisis.

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Listen to more Guest Stories or view our Guest Survey Results conducted between November 2015 thru May 2019.

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Our monthly newsletter has the latest guest stories, events & updates on our New Home for Healing.