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Cheers to 100 Years

We RAISED $806,599!

On behalf of Friends of UW Health, THANK YOU so much for being a part of Cheers for 100 Years – the Gala for American Family Children’s Hospital. More than 1500 guests attended the event, and together we raised $806,599 to support our children’s hospital! Not only did we celebrate the hospital’s 100th birthday, we […]

American Family Children’s Hospital 100th Birthday Commemorative Poster or Puzzle

American Family Children’s Hospital’s multi-talented Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Diane Heatley created a beautiful piece of art as a fundraiser for Friends of UW Health’s Cheers to 100 Years Gala. 

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 […]

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 […]