American Family Children's Hospital

Year End Giving Tips

UW Foundation

For more information about charitable giving, contact the UW Foundation

Ph: (608) 263-4545

UW 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.


We are grateful for your support. As you consider making a gift before the end of the calendar year, please keep in mind the following:


  • Gifts made by check must be postmarked no later than December 31, 2013
  • Credit card gifts made on,, or can be made online on or before 9pm (CST) on December 31, 2013. We accept VISA, Mastercard and Discover.

Gifts by Checks

The date you deliver or mail your donation is generally recognized as the gift date for tax purposes. Please note the date on the actual check or money order is not recognized by the IRS as proof of your intent to give on a particular date.


Please make checks payable to the University of Wisconsin Foundation. In the Memo area, please indicate gift designation and mail to:


UW Foundation
U.S. Bank Lockbox
Box 78807
Milwaukee, WI 53278-0807



Gifts by Credit Cards


The date your account is debited is considered the date of the donation. In order to receive a 2013 charitable income tax deduction, credit card gifts must be processed against your account in 2013. You can make a gift online using your VISA, Mastercard, or Discover debit/credit card.


Additional Giving Opportunities


For gifts of securities or stock, planned giving, matching gifts, or additional opportunities, please contact the UW Foundation, or one of the following individuals:



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