UW Health Employee-Directed Donations Benefit 66 Organizations

UW Health logoMadison, Wisconsin - Each year, UW Health asks its employees to select local organizations to receive contributions through the Employee-Directed Charitable Giving program. This program gives employees a voice in the donation process that bears their names.


This year, 66 organizations were nominated by 110 employees. Each eligible organization that received at least one vote is receiving a contribution based on the voting results, and a total of $49,500 will be donated.


Thank you to all of the employees who nominated and voted in the Employee-Directed Giving program.


Organizations receiving $3,500:

  • Box of Balloons
  • Centro Hispano of Dane County
  • Mikayla's Grace
  • National Kidney Foundation
  • Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin

Organizations receiving $1,500:

  • Agrace
  • American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
  • Communication Development Center
  • Dane County Rape Crisis Center
  • Ethan's Reason
  • Hope Haven
  • Make-a-Wish Wisconsin
  • OccuPaws Guide Dogs Association
  • River Food Pantry

Organizations receiving $500:

  • Access Community Health Centers
  • Arthritis Foundation
  • ArtWorking
  • Autism Society of South Central Wisconsin
  • Big Brother Big Sisters of Dane County
  • Blessings in a Backpack
  • Blue Crayon Foundation
  • Canopy Center
  • Center for Families
  • Children's Oncology Services, Inc.
  • Church Health Services
  • Custom Canines
  • Domestic Abuse Intervention Services
  • F.A.I.T.H. Addiction Awareness of Green County
  • Family Service Madison
  • Galactosemia Foundation
  • Gilda's Club
  • Gio's Garden
  • Girls on the Run of South Central Wisconsin
  • Heartland Farm Sanctuary
  • Journey Mental Health Center
  • Literacy Council of Madison
  • Madison Music Makers
  • National Multiple Sclerosis Society - Wisconsin Chapter
  • Operation Fresh Start
  • Restoring Hope Transplant House
  • Santas without Chimneys
  • Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin
  • Special Olympics of Wisconsin
  • Spina Bifida Family Network
  • St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry
  • The Road Home
  • Waunakee Neighborhood Connection
  • Wisconsin 4-H Foundation
  • Wisconsin Council on Children and Families
  • Wisconsin Women's Health Foundation
  • Women's Care Center Foundation

Date Published: 06/10/2016

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