Our Mission is to provide respite and relief to first responders struggling with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms incurred in the line of duty. 

We are an approved 501(c)(3) Not-For-Profit charity so your donations may be tax deductible.

Fundraising Efforts

 Pampered Chef Fundraiser (through the end of May)

Please join us for a Pampered Chef Fundraiser. Our consultant, Kathy, was signed up to be a vendor at our Women's Luncheon. She wanted to hold a fundraiser for us to help us. Through the end of May, Pampered Chef is doubling donations to Nonprofits. Plus, our Pampered Chef consultant is donating an additional 10%. We could earn up to 40%. Please click on this link to join our party. The online party starts Tuesday, May 24th. All orders must be made before May 31st. Party Link Here.


Women's Benefit Luncheon 

Unfortuantly, we had to cancel our Women's Luncheon. We hope to plan one for the future. We will send updates.


Event Passed - BBQ Benefit - We are planning a BBQ for 2022.

On October 16, 2021, we will have a benefit BBQ at Fireman's Park in Arbor Vitae, WI. Come out and enjoy a pulled pork BBQ sandwich, ___ per plate of food. Purchase raffle tickets and enter for some amazing raffle prizes, including the 50/50 raffle. We also have products from Thin Blue Line and Thin Red Line for purchase. Check out the framed photos of the beautiful Northwoods taken by our very own, Liz Bartholomew. Eagle River's own, WRJO 94.5 will be on location as well.

Do you want to know more about this organization? Our founder, Liz Bartholomew, will be around to answer questions and to tell the story of how Responders Retreat was started. 

10672 Big Arbor Vitae Dr. 
Arbor Vitae, WI 54568 
   Click here for a map.


We've hit the $30,000 mark!

The board members of Responders Retreat are so grateful, not only for those of you who have supported our cause with your personal donations, but also for those who have stepped up on your own to raise money for us though your Facebook page, your business, or by running a fundraiser in your town. Thank-you!