Northbranch-Humbird Rod and Gun Club Donates to Kathy’s Fund


The Northbranch-Humbird Rod and Gun Club continued its long tradition of giving to organizations in need by donating $1,250 to Kathy’s Fund, a program that helps Black River Memorial Hospital provide hospice patients with unmet needs or last wishes. Club member Ray Walker donated a gun for a raffle, and 50% of the proceeds were donated in memory of his wife, Lorikay Walker. Lorikay was deeply involved with the gun club and was cared for by BRMH’s hospice team. “We are so grateful for this donation,” BRMH Home Based Services coordinator Chris Stewart said. “This will go a long way in helping meet our patients’ needs.” Over the past several years, Kathy’s fund has provided many experiences including a special meal for a family, a personal sound amplifier for a hearing-impaired patient, flowers for an anniversary, transportation needs, and one last golf outing and lunch for an avid golfer and his family.

Another funding opportunity for interested donors is Lidy’s Fund. This fund helps enrolled home-care patients with equipment needs such as grab bars, bath benches, walkers, respiratory equipment, and more. Anyone interested in contributing to Kathy’s Fund or Lidy’s Fund can contact B-Home Services and Supplies at 715-284-3662.



The Northbranch-Humbird Rod and Gun Club donated $1,250 to Kathy’s Fund, which helps provide last wishes and assists with unmet needs for hospice patients. Several club members were on hand to present the check to B-Home Services and Supplies employees. Pictured left to right are Mert Chamberlain, Laura Weidman, Sue Lindberg, Mary Beth Olson, Shawn Callisto, Club President Tony Tondola, Larry Flood, Club Vice-President Dennis Hardwick, Chris Stewart, Don Hart, Jennifer Woodworth, Wanda Dawley, Callie Laufenberg, Kevin Newell, Jasmyn Nieto-Sanchez, and Beth Stankey.

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