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Friends of UW Health Grant supplies comfort through clothing for emergency room patients

 
 

  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 […]

Friends of UW Health 2017 Grants

 
 

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 this year. And for the first time, Friends opened its […]

Donate your magazines

 
 

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 […]

Friends Grant Lights the Way for Seniors Going Home After Hospitalization

 
 

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 […]