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:
  • Charity care at cost: $21.1 million
  • Community benefits (includes charity care at cost): $224.9 million 
  • Contributions to charitable organizations: $5.8 million
  • Organizations contributed to: 197
  • Safety Center at American Family Children's Hospital: 1,700 visitors and callers per month
  • Employee charitable contributions: $213,227
  • Holiday Drive to Share:
    • Toys collected through Toys for Tots: 2,000
    • Families supported through Adopt-a-Family: 87
    • Meals for Second Harvest Foodbank: 66,228
  • Friends of UW Health's Love Lights:
    • People honored or memorialized: 1,600
    • Dollars raised $22,700

Donations and Sponsorships to Community Organizations


UW Health provides donations and sponsorships to many community organizations. Our charitable giving is prioritized around our community health needs assessment and social determinants of healthLearn more