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Kathy’s House is the only hospital guest house in
the area that serves patients of all ages and their caregivers who need to travel to Milwaukee for
medical care.

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Hospitals & Health Providers

By providing affordable lodging, Kathy’s House enables patients to access your medical expertise. Keeping families together helps improve patient outcomes.

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Support Us

Consider one of the many ways you can help provide a supportive community for families when they need it most – during a medical crisis. Volunteer, donate, or attend an event!

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News & Stories

Learn about the inspiring experiences of our guests, read out newsletter,
and check out our recent media coverage in
our News & Stories

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Ozaukee Country Club
Sep 19th 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Join us for Kathy's Classic Golf Outing at Ozaukee Country Club
Ray's Wine & Spirits
Oct 25th 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Do you like craft beet and great food? Join us after work to sample some great craft beers, enjoy gourmet appetizers and support Kathy's House! Be apart of our First Annual Beer and Food tasting event! Experts will be on hand to provide insight into the selected beer and food parings. Early registration is recommended! Space is limited to 40 participants. No onsite registration will be offered. Be sure to sign up now! We hope you and your friends will be there!

Donate to Kathy's House

Your gift will provide a home away from home for families when they need it most – during a medical crisis. More families than ever before are turning to Kathy’s House for lodging and caring support. Make a charitable donation today!

Volunteer at Kathy's House

Our volunteers are a vital force behind the success of Kathy’s House. Volunteer opportunities range from preparing a meal for House guests, to assisting in the office a few hours each week, to devoting an afternoon to landscaping or painting.


Make a Referral

Contact your Health Care Professional to complete a “Request for Temporary Housing” referral form. This completed form should then be faxed to Kathy’s House at 414-453-8292.

Guest Stories

Bill, Sarah & Jerry from Rhinelander

Bill, Sarah, and their 23-year-old son Jerry stayed at the House for three and a half months after Jerry underwent a bone marrow transplant at Froedtert Hospital.

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Nick & Nancy Diehm

Watching his wife suffer was difficult. "You're sitting on the outside of someone with a life threatening disease. You can see their fear and pain, but all you can do is watch. So, to be able to have a place to go back to-to just be yourself, and let the rest of the world go by-that was wonderful.

Kathy's House was that kind of place for Nick.

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Wayne and Jean from Plymouth

Wayne and his wife Jean, from Plymouth Wisconsin were at Kathy’s House for several months. Wayne received a bone marrow transplant and was inpatient at Froedtert for a couple of weeks.

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Retired Couple from Santa Fe

When Doris and her husband arrived, she had just been released from Columbia St. Mary’s where she had surgery for Chiari. Less than a week after her surgery, Gina was eating, talking, and pain-free.

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