The Appleton Area Health Foundation is a 501(c)3, non-profit, community-driven charity that provides fundraising support to Appleton Area Health.


The purpose of the Foundation is to secure private support and manage financial resources gained through voluntary giving for special projects and philanthropy.

The Foundation was established in 2000. Directors are dedicated individuals who voluntarily give their time and share a common interest in quality health care for our community. Directors are:

  • Chad Syltie - Chair

  • Kerry Bonk - Vice Chair

  • Dan Enke

  • Roman Fidler

  • Mitch Gerdes

  • Marcia Kells

  • Sydney Massee

  • Warren Rau

  • Craig Wilkening

We're grateful for the support of those who pass through the doors of Appleton Area Health. Their philanthropy has strengthened the ability of the Foundation to assist in meeting the growing needs of our community. Private giving is the catalyst that helps make it possible for us to enhance the health of our community and sustain our mission. There are many ways to give that not only help support the mission of the facility but also contribute to your own personal and financial goals.


Your gift is tax-deductible for Federal Income Tax Purposes under the existing laws of the IRS. We appreciate those who honor the philanthropic spirit and the health of our community through gifts to the Foundation.

Appleton Area Health

Foundation Board Meeting Dates

January 11, 2021

April 12, 2021

July 12, 2021

October 11, 2021