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Annual Spring Flower Sale

Gift Card Sale Ends May 15th

Thank you for your support of our 2020 Spring Greenhouse Gift Card Sale. Social distancing kept Friends of UW Health from holding our usual Annual Spring Flower Sale. But with your support we were able to raise $1600 for the patients and families of UW Health. We also want to thank Jung’s Garden Centers and […]

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 […]

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 […]