Category Archives: Newsletters

SibNews is the newsletter for WisconSibs. It contains information about upcoming programs, highlights stories about siblings, opportunities to get involved as volunteers or donors and news updates relevant to siblings.

Oct-Dec 2018 SibNews: News for and about siblings of people with disabilities

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This issue features articles:

DISTANCE MAKES THE HEART GROW – How a long-distance caregiver keeps stays close to her sisters

HOLIDAY STRESS – How siblings compare to the general population and tips for dealing with the frenzy.

YOU MIGHT BE A CAREGIVER IF… What would you add?

WHERE-THE-SUN-DON’T-SHINE Green Tomato Soup recipe

Calendar for October, November, December


SibNews – Special Anniversary Edition

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This Special Anniversary Edition of SibNews features Ben and his sister, Amanda. Ben has been active with WisconSibs since practically the beginning and shares how the organization and the siblings he’s met has made a difference in his life.

Plus, LOTS OF PHOTOS from our 20th Anniversary Celebration and some of the amazing treasures found in the Time Capsule that siblings created 20 years ago at one of the first Sibshops.

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or Contact us to request a printed copy.


“The SibDays of Summer are the best days of the year!!”

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At least that’s how these kids seem to feel.  While its the long and hot “Dog Days of Summer” for the rest of Wisconsin, these WisconSibs ages 6-12 and their teen/young adult counselors, all (but 2) having siblings with disabilities, are having a blast at the “SibDays of Summer”.

Learn more about their week of activities and growth by downloading their SibDaily News issues.

Newsletter-July 23 2018

Newsletter-July 24 2018

Newsletter-July 25 2018

Newsletter-July 26 2018

Can’t wait for next year!! In the meantime, watch for information about Sibshops starting in September.

 


Oct-Dec 2017 SibNews

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Hot off the press!  Your Oct-Dec 2017 issue of SibNews is filled with information, news, photos, and even a recipe you’re going to love!  READ ALL ABOUT IT!

The feature story is about Katie and Kristie Carlsen, sisters who live together and really help one another get through life.  While not originally what either of them planned, they are having a great time living in the community together. Read about what it takes to be a caregiver sister and the rewards they both enjoy.

Other news includes:

  • Tips for Caregivers Sibs
  • A Letter of Thanks from an Adult with Disabilities to Her Sibs
  • Calendar of Oct-Dec 2017 Events
  • Recipe for Super Fudge Brownies (great for allergen sensitive)
  • Photos from Summer Camps!

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Meet Jenni!

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If you saw our quarterly newsletter, SibNews July-September 2017, you met Jenni. Her older brother, Mike, has been a huge part of her life, including her career decision: special education teacher. What does she want every sibling to know? Find out Jenni’s story in this short video. Then be one of the first to subscribe [read more]

July-September 2017 SibNews Newsletter

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We are so excited about the July-September 2017 issue of SibNews. Check it out!

See articles about:

  • Cover story:  Jenni Oeftger shares her story about how growing up with her brother helps her be a better teacher.
  • Teen Sibs take on leadership roles and careers
  • Enjoy Noah’s Monsterous Cookies
  • Gratitude changes lives
  • Calendar, events, fundraisers, games… and LOTS of PHOTOS!

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Latest SibNews with April-June Calendar

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The April-May-June issue of SibNews is now available.

We’re very excited to bring you the third issue of our new SibNews newsletter.  This one features Sylvia Walentowski and her mom, Jennifer, on finding balance and healthy sibling relationships.

Click to download April-June 2017 SibNews

Plus a Easy Daisy Cake recipe from WisconSib Christiana Redman and her brother Phillip, just in time for Sibling’s Day or Mother’s Day, or any day.  YUM! Take me to recipe


Lastest SibNews is here!

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Jan-Feb-Mar 2017 SibNewsThe January-February-March issue of SibNews is now available online.

We’re very excited to bring you the second issue of our new SibNews newsletter.  This one features WisconSib Anna Benz sharing her experience as a WisconSibs intern.  Plus a recipe from WisconSib Ainsley Thornton, The Calendar of upcoming events, and much more.

See SibNews online.

To request a paper copy, email us.

CORRECTION NOTE: The H.U.L.K. Sibshop on March 4, 2017 will be held from 9:00 am – noon, not 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm.