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In the Media

Kathy’s House has become recognized among local medical professionals as a valuable community resource in the Southeastern Wisconsin region. In working with the community, Kathy’s House has garnered attention about its mission and support for those seeking accommodation while receiving medical attention away from home.

The following links include some of the media attention that Kathy’s House has received throughout the years.

July 8, 2020

Kathy’s House Board Member Sue Derus recently went on The Latest Word in Medicine, a podcast presented by @MedicalCollege. She spoke about the importance of Kathy’s House and the expansion to our New Home For Healing. Give it a listen here!

July 1, 2020

Kathy’s House leaders and supporters celebrated on Tuesday the start of construction for the organization’s new hospital guest house in Wauwatosa.  Read the story in the BizTimes

Construction of new ‘Kathy’s House’ kicks off with virtual groundbreaking ceremony. Read the story at CBS58

‘The need is so great:’ Construction begins on new Kathy’s House in Wauwatosa. Read the story at Fox6Now

Organizers break ground on new hospital guest house. Read the story at WISN

April 29, 2020

Pete Zervakis at Today’s TMJ4 featured Kathy’s House in a story about charities continuing to fundraise in the new economic landscape as a result of COVID-19. Please click here to watch and read the story.

April 27, 2020

Kathy’s House cancels gala and launches “critical operations” campaign. Read the story in the BizTimes.

April 24, 2020

Kathy’s House was featured in an article in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and West Now discussing COVID-19 and the effect the pandemic has had on our fundraising efforts and our guests. Click below if you would like to donate to the Critical Operations Campaign.

April 21, 2020

Fox 6 Now did a story on Kathy’s House remaining open during the COVID-19 pandemic and the creation of our Critical Operations Campaign. Please watch here.

December 31, 2019

Read the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel article about Kathy’s House President & CEO Patty Metropulos helping to raise $12 million for the new Kathy’s House.

December 25, 2019

Longtime Kathy’s House volunteer Lois Knight as been preparing Christmas dinner for guests for almost a decade. Check out her story on Fox 6 Now.

December 13, 2019

Barb Burmeister, a registered nurse at Froedtert and a volunteer at Kathy’s House since the doors opened, was named a 2019 Health Care Heroes award winner by the Milwaukee BizTimes. Click here to read Barb’s story.

October 28, 2019

Not surprisingly, our very own Patty Metropulos was honored with one of Milwaukee Magazine’s first Betty Awards! Read their article on Patty’s Tenacious B Award and to see the rest of the Betty Award winners.

October 16, 2019

Our wonderful volunteer, Kay Jenson, is adored by both patients and staff alike at Kathy’s House. Check out CBS 58’s article on Kay, an everyday hero for both patients and staff alike!

Expanded Kathy’s House will serve more families, patients receiving treatment at Medical Complex

September 13, 2019

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel writes about the number of patients and their families that the new house will be able to serve.

Kathy’s House kicks off $12M capital campaign to build ‘A New Home for  Healing’

August 27, 2019

There’s a new goal in Southeast Wisconsin to help families dealing with serious health issues. Read about the $12 million fundraising campaign at Fox 6 News.

Kathy’s House Seeks to Double Capacity

August 28, 2019

Kathy’s House is trying to raise $12 million to build a new house that can host more guests. See what else Urban Milwaukee has to say about our campaign.

Guest house near Froedtert Hospital goes public with $12M campaign to double capacity

August 28, 2019

The new location on North 92nd Street is just south of the Froedtert & Medical College Clinical Cancer Center and the Center for Advanced Care. Read the full article on Milwaukee Business Journal’s website.

Kathy’s House is $9.6 million into a $12 million fundraising campaign to build a new facility in Wauwatosa for cancer patients and family members.

August 28, 2019

Listen to WTMJ AM radio talk about the new campaign at Kathy’s House.

Hospital Guest Home Kathy’s House Hoping To Expand As Demand Increases

August 27, 2019

Learn more about the Kathy’s House expansion from Wisconsin Public Radio.

Kathy’s House: Non-profit announces campaign for new hospital guest house

August 27, 2019

Read the coverage from CBS 58 News about Kathy’s House new hospital guest house.

Kathy’s House launches $12 million capital campaign for new guest house

August 27, 2019

The nonprofit hospital guest house operator has quietly raised funds since 2017, when Froedtert Hospital pledged $5.9 million to help fund a new Kathy’s House facility. Read the full story at Milwaukee BizTimes.

Kathy’s House launches fundraising campaign to build new house

August 27, 2019

See what Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin has to say about their near $6 million pledge.

A New Home for Healing Announcement

August 27, 2019

Watch the live announcement of our New Home for Healing on our Facebook page!

The Bucks Visiting Kathy’s House:

July 11, 2019

Watch this video of the Milwaukee Bucks visiting Kathy’s House.

Mother’s Day Milers Update:

June 11, 2019

Shy of one month in, 450 miles down, $6,840 ($3,530 for Kathy’s) raised in donations, more than 100+ households/individuals supporting campaign through donations! Thank you to all for contributing! To learn more/support this special cause visit here.

Mother’s Day Milers: Fundraiser helps rural families facing cancer

May 13, 2019

Our guests Patricia “Pat” & Phil Kirby are featured, watch now in the TMJ4 video here.

In mother’s honor, brothers set cycling goal of 4K miles, 4K in donations

May 12, 2019

Watch the Fox 6 Now video here, about the brothers that cycled their way to donations for their mother and all families helped by Kathy’s House.

New Members Join Kathy’s House Board

April 19, 2019

John Balzer and Tina Curtis, both of Froedtert Hospital, joined the Kathy’s House board in April. Please learn more about our new board members.

Kathy’s House to Start Work on New House This Summer

March 20, 2019

Milwaukee Business Journal writes here about the new site for Kathy’s House.

Wauwatosa Common Council Approves New Facility Plan for Kathy’s House

March 20, 2019

Read more about the new site and facility plan here at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Kathy’s House Announces New Guest House Site

March 20, 2019

The Kathy’s House press release announcing the new guest house site can be found here.

Kathy’s House Files Plans for New Guest House Site

March 5, 2019

Kathy’s House files plans for a new guest house site in Wauwatosa. Read more about those plans here at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Board Member Abby Brzezinski Helps Make Kathy’s House a Home Away From Home

February 4, 2019

Read more about Abby Brzezinski’s journey from Kathy’s House volunteer to board member here at The BizTimes.

Lois Knight’s Annual Christmas Dinner

December 25, 2018

Once again, Lois Knight prepares a wonderful Christmas dinner for guests at Kathy’s House. Watch the video from FOX6 now.

President and CEO Wins Health Care Hero Award

December 17, 2018

President and CEO Patty Metropulos, MPA wins a 2018 Health Care Hero awarded given by BizTimes Media. Read more about the award here. Check out the award video package here.

Table Chat: Steve Paradowski

November 12, 2018

Kathy’s House volunteer chef donates his time and talent.  Read the story from the Milwaukee Journal.

Kathy’s House Christmas Dinner

December 25, 2017

76-year-old woman, grandchildren put together Christmas feast for families with loved ones in the hospital. Watch the video from FOX6.

Christmas Eve Dinner at Kathy’s House

December 24, 2017

Dozens enjoy Christmas Eve dinner at Kathy’s House. Watch the CBS 58 video here.

Kathy’s House adds four board members

August 18, 2017

Organization preparing to launch $3 million capital campaign. Read the article that the BizTimes published.

Pilot of downed airship at U.S. Open recalls the crash

August 11, 2017

The wife and mother (guests at Kathy’s House) of Trevor Thompson who was the pilot of the blimp that crash at the U.S. Open tells his story. Watch the interview of his amazing story.

Happy to Report a Record Breaking Event

May 22, 2017

CBS 58 Jessica Tighe reported a record breaking Gala supporting Kathy’s House. Watch the interview on Facebook.

Wauwatosa Chamber of Commerce’s 2016 Small Business Community Award

Read more about the Chamber of Commerce recognizing the impact Kathy’s House has on the local community. Additional information can be found here.