Giving Back to Our Community

WPS Health Solutions is a proud supporter of Wisconsin civic and charitable activities. Corporately and individually as employees, we contribute daily to improving the quality of life in Wisconsin.

Community support:

  • Aldo Leopold Nature Center (Brainiac Bowl sponsor, Nature passports )
  • Alzheimer’s Association (Educational programs)
  • American Diabetes Association (Wisconsin’s Tour de Cure)
  • American Heart Association (Madison Go Red for Women Luncheon and Madison Heart Walk)
  • Breast Cancer Recovery Foundation (Sharing the Knowledge Conference)
  • Carter G. Woodson Scholarship & Community Service Foundation, Inc. (Reading is Fundamental Book Distribution & Scholarship programs)
  • Children's Hospital of Wisconsin (Sugar Plum Luncheon)
  • Community Living Connections
  • Community Shares of Wisconsin
  • Dane County Parent Council (Head Start program)
  • Domestic Abuse Intervention Services (Emergency shelter)
  • Forward Theater Company (Performance sponsorships)
  • Foundation for Madison’s Public Schools (Parent engagement program) 
  • Goodman Community Center (Thanksgiving Basket Drive and Food For Thought Program)
  • Healthy Community Kitchen
  • Madison Area Music Association (Programming for “Rockonsin,” a youth music competition)
  • Madison Children's Museum SPARK! program (Adults with memory loss)
  • Madison College Foundation (Retirement program)
  • Madison Community Foundation (A Fund for Women)
  • Madison's Public Schools (A Principal Foundation)     
  • Madison Symphony Orchestra (Performance sponsorships)
  • Medical College of Wisconsin (Medical student scholarships)
  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College Educational Foundation (Health Science Scholarships)
  • Safe Harbor Child Advocacy Center
  • Salvation Army of Dane County (Tin Cup Luncheon sponsor)
  • Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin (Kids Café Program)
  • Simpson Street Free Press
  • Society of St. Vincent de Paul (Care Café sponsor)
  • Suicide Prevention Initiative with Safe Communities
  • University of Wisconsin (Carbone Cancer Center Sparkle of Hope event sponsor)
  • Urban League of Greater Madison (Diversity Summit sponsor)
  • Visiting Nurse Service Foundation (Meals on Wheels for Independent Living and Home Health United)

Employee support:

  • The WPS Charitable Foundation helps make post-secondary success possible for children of WPS Health Solutions employees, as well as other local college students.  Since 1988, the Foundation has awarded more than $894,500 to children of employees. 
  • $127,510 in contributions went to the four program categories of Health/Wellness, Military/Veterans, Underserved Populations, and Local Initiatives (2016)
  • Annual All-Employee Meeting & Lunch
  • Quarter Century Club Dinner
  • Holiday Movie for employees and family members
  • UW Women’s Sports Promotion for employees and family members
  • Discount Program for local businesses and attractions
  • Free tickets to employees, such as a drawing for tickets to the Green Bay Packers Family Night (on occasion) 

Military and veterans’ support:

  • 68 veterans employed by WPS in Madison
  • The Green Bay Packers and WPS Health Solutions hosted families at 2016 home games and recognized them on the field during pregame activities.
  • WPS Health Solutions supported three Honor Flight programs in Wisconsin.  Several executives served as guardians for the military veterans who were selected to go on these one-day trips to see the military memorials in Washington, D.C., and WPS employees have participated in the welcome-home celebrations at Wisconsin airports.
    • Badger Honor Flight (Madison Area)
    • Old Glory Honor Flights (Northeastern Wisconsin)
    • Never Forgotten Honor Flight (Wausau Area)
  • “The Wall That Heals” – As part of the Operation Badger Base program in August 2016, WPS Health Solutions was the exclusive sponsor for the Madison appearance of “The Wall That Heals,” a half-scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington, D.C. 
  • Scholarships and Military and Veterans Student Services Programming for Edgewood College
  • Programs for the armed forces and veterans with the American Red Cross, Artist for Humanities, Badger Honor Flights, Semper Fi Foundation, and the Wayne D. Horner Memorial Stand Down
  • Henry Jackson Foundation (Heroes of Military Medicine Awards)
  • Military and veterans’ services (Keep Wisconsin Warm, Honor Flights, the Able Veteran, and Operation Badger Base Vietnam Veterans Memorial with Mental Health America of Wisconsin, Inc.)

WPS economic impact on our state, county, and municipality:  

WPS employees’ direct payroll (excluding benefits, taxes, and bonuses) in Madison and surrounding area, 2016:

$109,397,906


WPS payments for personal property taxes and real estate taxes in Madison and surrounding area (2016):

$1,311,310


Estimated sales tax (state and county) paid by WPS Madison-area employees in 2016:

$1,555,560 *


* Source: SmartAsset Income Tax Calculator, applied to average income per Madison area WPS employee income in 2016, multiplied by headcount


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P.O. Box 8190
Madison, WI 53708-8190
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