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Drive In to Drive Out Cancer

On behalf of the Friends of UW Health and the UW Carbone Cancer Center, thank you for your generous support of “Drive In to Drive Out Cancer”! With your help, Friends raised $70,000 to support women’s cancer care at the UW Carbone Cancer Center. If you would like additional information about the UW Carbone Cancer […]

Friends Grant Gives Our Loved Ones a Voice

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 […]

Friends 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 become […]