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Life Saver River Cruise

An annual event benefiting Willow Tree Cornerstone Child Advocacy Center, a program of Family Services of Northeast Wisconsin. Featuring boat cruises along the Fox River, hors d’oeuvres, and live music!


Sponsorship for the 2020 Life Saver River Cruise is now open!
View our Sponsorship Opportunities for more details or register online.

On Wednesday, August 12th, 2020, The Life Saver River Cruise returns once again to help ensure that abused and neglected children have hope for a bright future. This unique event will be held at the St. Norbert College Marina and promises to be livelier than ever — with boat cruises along the Fox River, open bar, hor d’oeuvres, live music and a whole lot of fun for a very important cause.

Registration options include a Land Ticket to attend the reception only. You also have the option to be Captain & Crew, hosting a boat and bringing up to 9 friends along for the ride!

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Sponsorship Opportunities

Life Saver River Cruise is a great way to promote your business while helping raise vital funds in support of children who have been abused, neglected, or who are living in unsafe environments. View our Sponsorship Opportunities for more details, or click the button below to register as a sponsor.

About Willow Tree

Willow Tree is a non-profit program of Family Services that provides intensive support to victims of child abuse, neglect and unsafe living environments.

Through its uniquely child-centered approach, specially trained Willow Tree professionals have interviewed more than 3,000 children since opening in January 2011.

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2019 Sponsors

Thank you to the businesses, individuals and families who sponsored the 5th Annual Life Saver River Cruise.


Admiral Sponsor:

Humana logo

Life Saver Sponsors:

Associated Bank logo
Miriam & Jim Mulva

Anchor Sponsors:

Amerhart  |  Belmark  |  Elevate + Khrome

Green Bay Packers Give Back  |  Jack & Inky Meng  |  Titletown

Buoy Sponsors:

Gallagher | Shawn & JoAnn Hennigan | Jim & Jan Hurd

Sherry & Tim Lau | Dan & Tonya Lloyd | Mark & Julie Kasper | Jennie & Mark Moran

Onterra, LLC | OSMS – Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Specialists | Robinson

Beacon Sponsors:

Fred & Judy Darling | Montoure/Hanson/Teske Orthodontics

Strang, Patteson, Renning, Lewis & Lacy | Jay & Barbara Tomcheck | David & Tonya Toonen

Jeff & Mary VandeLeest | Wisconsin Public Service

Life Saver River Cruise Committee

Co-Chairs: Christy Policy, Tim Kneeland

Erin Enright

Kathy Hartman

Sherri Hoyman, MD

Chad Jeskewitz

Kristy Maney

Lora Matzke

Charlie Millerwise

Courtney Peirce

Stacy Stecker

Contact Us

For more information or to participate as a sponsor in next year’s event, please contact Tim Kneeland, at (920) 619-5662.