Friends of UW Health will be hosting their Annual Fall Hardy Mum Sale on September 13 -14. Pre-orders pick up will be from 10 am – 12 pm on: *September 13 at American Family Insurance – Building A, UW Hospital Main Entrance, UW Health East Clinic and delivery to select UW Health locations We will […]
To celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, we are lighting our entrance with pink. Everyone knows someone who has been affected by breast cancer, someone who has given them motivation to live life to the fullest, spread light, and wear pink. Reserve a pink light to celebrate that person in your life who represents […]
A burden carried by critically ill, intubated patients, is the inability to communicate with health care providers and family members. Although writing with a clipboard and pen is often attempted, many are not able to due to weakness, sedatives or neurologic deficits associated with illness. Traditional communication tools used in ICUs consist almost solely of […]
Few people expect to visit a hospital’s emergency room. When a sudden illness or injury occurs, most patients go to an emergency room with just the “clothes on their backs.” Often clothing cannot be salvaged when it is possibly cut off in the course of treatment. Having quick access to a second set of clothing can easily become […]
University Hospital needs magazines (not older than 3 months) for their patient resource library. If you have any magazines to donate drop them off at any University Hospital Information Desk to the attention of Volunteer Services. Car and Driver, Popular Mechanics, People, Better Homes & Gardens, National Geographic etc….really anything just as long as it’s within […]
Falls are one of the primary reasons older individuals are readmitted to the hospital, but with a grant from Friends of UW Health, the UW Health Transitional Care Team can give a package of nightlights to patients who are being discharged to help keep them safe at home. It’s hard to imagine that a simple […]
You Make Patients and Families’ Lives Better One Grant at a Time As a member of Friends of UW Health, you help fund programs and services that directly benefit our patients and families but are not covered by insurance. Friends provided almost $250,000 in support last year. And for the first time, Friends opened its […]
Hearts and Hands 2017 took place on Thursday, February 16, 2017 at Overture Center for the Arts and raised nearly $65,000!
Wine Women & Shoes Friday, November 17, 2017 at Monona Terrace Convention Center at 6pm
Through the generosity of our sponsors and donors, Friends’ “Dream It. Believe It.” gala raised more than $472,000 for American Family Children’s Hospital!