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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!


Thank you to all who donated to the Willow Tree Day of Giving in place of the 2020 River Cruise! We hope to see you all in person next year. Check back in early 2021 when we announce the date of the 7th Annual Life Saver River Cruise event.

Event Details

The Life Saver River Cruise is an event like no other in Northeast Wisconsin. It is held annually in August at the St. Norbert College Marina and features boat cruises along the Fox River, cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, live music, and a whole lot of fun for a great cause!

Proceeds of the Life Saver River Cruise benefit Willow Tree Cornerstone Child Advocacy Center to protect, heal, and care for children who experience abuse, neglect, or other forms of child maltreatment.

Sponsorship Opportunities

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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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    Thank You to Our 2020 Sponsors

    Thank you to the many businesses and individuals who generously chose to convert their support of the 2020 River Cruise directly to Willow Tree programming!

    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.