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If you learned that 35,000 people in our community face significant barriers to health, you would ask ‘Why?’
STAR Center

The STAR Center story

A short time ago, La Crosse community members asked the question, how can we provide the opportunity for everyone to lead the healthiest and most fulfilling life possible? Joining with educators, aging and disability advocates, architects, health professionals, social organizations and support organizations, the vision of health equity was defined. Implementation of that vision is the STAR Center. The vision is to close the gap of opportunity to be active for all community members.

Download STAR Center Case Statement

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1 out of 5 people are excluded from physical activity that is essential for maintaining health
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

“I know firsthand how difficult it is to maintain quality of life in a wheelchair. I believe the STAR Center will become a template for other communities.”

Tom Koster
Children’s Miracle Network Steering Committee
Gundersen Medical Foundation
STAR Association Board of Directors

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We welcome the chance to share all the details on this exciting, life-changing venture and the part you can play in making it a reality.

 

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