The State, University, and UW Health Employees Combined Campaign of Dane County

Why Donate?

Why Donate

For 50 years, Partners in Giving has been creating enormous positive change at home and around the world through the amazing generosity of state workers in Dane County. Organized and run by volunteers, each year the campaign invites state, University, and UW Health employees to take part in special events and, most of all, make a direct donation to the charity or charities of their choice. By joining together, we can build a better world. State, University and UW Health employees in Dane County are using their numbers to make a large and lasting impact on the lives of their neighbors and other families across the U.S. and around the world.


Find out how impactful your gift really is, no matter what its size. You may be surprised to find out what kind of difference you can make!

Here are some examples of what your contribution can do:


Provides a book and materials for one child to join an online book club, helping to keep them engaged in learning outside of the classroom. 

Equips a farmer with 10 packets of hard-to-find seeds that are specially selected to thrive in difficult growing conditions.


Extends networks and support to women farmland owners across the country.

Provides food for a pet in need for one week


Sponsors medical equipment for free Healthy Athlete screenings.

Will provide 10 cans of vegetables to a family. 


Provides one mammogram screening to a person without insurance. 

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Enables staff to share information and local resources with someone who is hoping to adopt a child from foster care.

Campaign supporters on why they give: