American Family Children's Hospital

Financial Support and Serving Community Needs

At UW Health, our mission includes a strong commitment to improve the health of the communities we serve. Below, we share some numbers that demonstrate our dedication to our own initiatives and those of our partners:
UW Health in Madison, Wisconsin - Improving the Health of Our Communities
Click to view the full ad (pdf)
  • Charity care at cost: $23.5 million
  • Community benefits (includes charity care at cost): $215.9 million 
  • Contributions to charitable organizations: $3.3 million
  • Organizations contributed to: 253
  • Kohl's Safety Center: 1,700 visitors and callers per month
  • Employee charitable contributions: $616,023
  • Holiday Drive to Share:
    • Toys collected through Toys for Tots: 2,000
    • Families supported through Adopt-a-Family: 123
    • Meals for Second Harvest Foodbank: 71,636
  • Friends of UW Health's Love Lights:
    • People honored or memorialized: 1,800
    • Dollars raised $18,000

Community Impact Ad in the Wisconsin State Journal


Check out our spring 2014 ad in the Wisconsin State Journal highlighting several facets of the work we do to improve the communities we serve - from making sure every child in Madison schools has access to primary health care to UW School of Medicine and Public Health medical student-run "MEDiC" clinics to provide care for underserved patients:


Improving the Health of Our Communities (pdf) 


Donations and Sponsorships to Community Organizations


UW Health provides donations and sponsorships to community organizations (see list below).


These organizations are funded through our community relations program, primary care outreach and employee-directed giving.


Access Community Health Centers
Advance Care Planning
AFP Greater Madison Chapter
African Association of Madison
AIDS Network
Aldo Leopold Nature Center
Alzheimer's & Dementia Alliance
Alzheimer's Association
American Brain Tumor Association
American Cancer Society
American Diabetes Association
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
American Heart Association
American Liver Foundation
American Lung Association
American Red Cross
American Society for Reproductive Medicine
American Society of Preventive Oncology
Ann's Hope Foundation
Arthritis Foundation
Asbury United Methodist Chirch
Association for Academic Surgery
Autism Society of Greater Madison
Autism Society of WI
Badger Childhood Cancer Network
Beaver Dam Lake Days
Belleville Community Health Improvement Project
Benevolent Specialist Project
Best Buddies
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Dane County
Boys and Girls Club
Brain Injury Alliance of Wisconsin
Breast Cancer Recovery
Breastfeeding Coalition of South Central Wisconsin
Cambridge Area EMS
Camp Kesem UW Madison
Camp Shalom
Camp Wawbeek
Canopy Center
Caring Today, Caring Tomorrow
Center for Families
Centro Hispano of Dane County
Children's Dyslexia Center
Children's Mental Health Matters Coalition
Children's Theatre of Madison
City of Madison
Coalitions for Older Adults
Combat Blindness Foundation
Community Action Coalition
Community GroundWorks
Community Shares
Cottage Grove Police Dept.
Covering Kids and Families
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation
Cross Plains World Fair
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Dane County Caregivers Alliance
Dane County CASA, Inc.
Dane County Humane Society
Dane County Immunization Coalition
Dane County Sheriff Association
DeForest Area Chamber of Commerce
DeForest Area Public Library
DeForest Area School District
DeForest Chamber of Commerce
Delete Blood Cancer DKMS
Delta Sigma Theta
Domestic Abuse Intervention Services
Downtown Madison, Inc.
Dysphagia Research Society
Eagle Nest Verona
East Madison Little League
Eau Claire Indoor Sports
Edgewood College
Endometriosis Association
Executive Women's Golf Association
Family Health Foundation of Illinois
Fitchburg Center
Food Allergy Association of Wisconsin
Forward Theater
Foundation Fighting Blindness
Foundation for Black Women's Wellness
Foundation for Madison's Public Schools
Franklin Elementary
Franklin Elementary School
Friends of the Waisman Center
Friends of the Zoo
Friends of UW Hospital and Clinics
Friends of Waisman Center
Gay Straight Alliance for Safe Schools
Gilda's Club
Gio's Garden
Girls on the Run
Goodman Center
Great Lake Hemophila Foundation
Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce
Health Occupations and Professions Exploration Program
Heartland Animal Sanctuary
Henry Vilas Zoological Society
Hope House of South Central WI
Hospice Care of Southern Michigan
Independence First Mobility Store
Independent Living
Institute for Patient and Family Centered Care
Institutional Food Market Coalition
International Rett Syndrome Foundation
International Society of Magnetic Resonance Imaging
James IV Association of Surgeons Inc
Journey Mental Health Center
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
Kiwanis Club of Madison
Kujichagulia - Madison Center for Self-Determination
Lakeside Elementary School
Latino Chamber of Commerce
Latino Children and Families Council
Latino Health Council
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Lions' Eye Bank of Wisconsin
Literacy Network

Lussier Community Education Center
Lutheran Social Services
Maddie's Miracle
Madison Area Down Syndrome Society
Madison Children's Museum

Madison College

Madison Community Foundation

Madison Dental Initiative

Madison Metro Jaycees

Madison Public Library Foundation
Madison School & Community Recreation
Madison Symphony Orchestra
Madison Winter Festival LLC
Madison-Area Urban Ministry
Make-a-Wish Foundation
March of Dimes
Marquette Ct. Snowmobile Clubs
Mayville Golf Club
McFarland Chamber of Commerce
MEDiC Outreach Program
Meriter Hospital
Middleton High School Band and Orchestra
Middleton Outreach Ministry
Middleton VFW
Midwest Athletes Against Childhood Cancer
Midwest Young Adult Cancer Conference
Mikayla's Grace
Monona Farmers Market
Mt. Horeb Summer Frolic
Mt. Horeb Youth Center
Muscular Dystrophy Association
NAMI Dane County
NAMI Wisconsin
National Kidney Foundation
National Multiple Sclerosis Society
National Spinal Cord Injury Association
Norski Soccer Club
Nursing Matters
Office of Child Care & Family Resources
Overture Center for the Arts
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
Partners in Giving
Pharmacy Alumni Association
Physicians for Social Responsibility
Pink out Breast Cancer
Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin
Portage Service Club
Prevent Blindness Wisconsin
Project Linus
Public Health Madison & Dane County
Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation
Rainbow Project
Rape Crisis Center
REAP Food Group
Rebalanced Life Wellness Association
Red Hat Society
Reddan Park Complex
Restoring Hope Transplant House
Rett Syndrome Foundation
River Food Pantry
Rockford Memorial Development Foundation
Ronald McDonald House Charities
Rotary Club of Madison
RSVP of Dane County
Safe Communities
Safe Harbor
Second Harvest Foodbank
Shrine Circus Fund
Society for Academic Specialists in General OB/GYN
Someday Foundation
Sound Health
South Madison Planning Council
South Madison Promise Zone
Southern Wisconsin Hmong Association
Special Olympics
St. Mary's Foundation
St. Mary's Hospital
St. Vincent de Paul Society
Stoughton Area School District
Stoughton Chamber of Commerce
Sugar Creek PTO
Susan G. Komen
Sustain Dane
SwedishAmerican Foundation
Syttende Mai
Technology Education Foundation
Tellurian UCAN
The Road Home
Three Gaits
Toki PTO 
Tri 4 Schools
United Cerebral Palsy
United Way of Dane County
University of Wisconsin - Oskhosh School of Nursing
University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point Foundation
University of Wisconsin Center for Investigating Health Minds
University of Wisconsin Foundation
University of Wisconsin School of Nursing
Urban League of Greater Madison
Verona Hometown Days
Verona Police Dept.
Verona PTO
VFW Post 8216
Waisman Center
Wisconsin Alliance for Fire Safety
Wisconsin Alliance for Women's Health
Wisconsin Association for Perinatal Care
Wisconsin Athletic Trainers Association
Wisconsin Center for Education Products & Services
Wisconsin Chapter American Parkinson Disease Association
Wisconsin Coalition Against Domestic Violence
Wisconsin Council on Children and Families
Wisconsin Early Childhood Association
Wisconsin Family Ties
Wisconsin Literacy
Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation
Wisconsin Ovarian Cancer Alliance
Wisconsin Speech-Language Pathology
Wisconsin Urological Research Institute Fundraiser
Wisconsin Women's Health Foundation
Women for MACC
Women in Focus, Inc.
Women's Fund for the Fox Valley Region
YMCA of Dane County
YWCA Madison
Zonta Madison Foundation