Departments & Programs,Programs and Initiatives

Friends of UW Health

Friends of UW Health - Departments & Programs, Programs and Initiatives

Friends of UW Health is a not-for-profit organization committed to supporting UW Health patients and their family-related needs. 


Contact Information

Email: friends@uwhealth.org

Friends of UW Health
301 S. Westfield Rd., Suite 250
Madison, WI 53717

Join Friends

Financial donations are used to support programs and services that directly benefit patients and their families such as the Wigs for Patients program, electric cart for patient transportation, newspapers for inpatients, iPads for patient education and distraction, communication assistance for ventilated patients, support of the Hilary Grace Healing Garden, and much more.

Friends members who contribute $25 or more will receive a discount card good for 25% off purchases at the UW Hospital and Clinics, American Family Children's Hospital and UW Health at The American Center gift shops* and invitations to Friends of UW Health activities including flower sales, luncheons, family events and the gala.

To donate online using a credit card please visit this page.

UW Hospitals and Clinics and UW Medical Foundation employees are able to donate through payroll deductions. Please visit this page to contribute using payroll deduction.

Thank you for supporting the patients and families of UW Health.

*Some restrictions apply


Friends Hospital Services Grant Program Application


Events Program (Marketing and Public Affairs)

Gift Shop/Flower Mart