American Family Children's Hospital

Memorial and Honor Gifts

Memorial and honor gifts are a special way to honor loved onesUW Health in Madison, Wisconsin offers patients a special kind of care; one that builds on collaborations between the care providers at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics and the physician-scientists at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.


One special way to celebrate and honor a loved one is through a charitable gift to an organization or cause that was important to them. Patients will give gifts in honor of their caregivers who provided comfort in a time of need. Families may direct gifts to the UW Carbone Cancer Center to advance research. Others may give to American Family Children's Hospital in appreciation of the care their child received.


Whether you wish to give a gift in honor of someone, or in memory, there are many ways you can do so.


Make a Donation


Within our donation forms, you can indicate whether a gift is in honor or memory of a special individual. You can even request notification be sent to the family. You can get started at


Memorial Gifts


If you wish to honor the life of a loved one by directing gifts to a particular cause, we encourage you to contact one of the following individuals so we can ensure your wishes are met.



UW Hospital and Clinics

Nancy Francisco-Welke

Ph: (608) 263-5960

Email Nancy


UW Carbone Cancer Center

Katie Williquette

Ph: (608) 263-0160

Email Katie


American Family Children's Hospital

Lori Schultz

Ph: (608) 890-9308

Email Lori


We recognize that when the unexpected happens, you may not have time to make all of the necessary calls before needing to publicize your family's wishes. The following general URLs may be used, however individuals will need to indicate the name of the person being honored by the gift:


Gifts To URL
UW Carbone Cancer Center
American Family Children's Hospital
Transplant or Organ, Tissue and Eye Donation
UW Hospitals and Clinics