Birdies For Health

Take Your Swing at Making a Difference

Golf is a game of inches. The importance of good health is immeasurable. Join the American Family Insurance Championship, UW Health, and the UW School of Medicine and Public Health in teeing off on diseases and medical issues that devastate families and affect us all.

Choose from the following causes to support. Then, pledge to contribute for every birdie made during the 2019 American Family Insurance Championship — or make a one-time total gift! All funds raised during this special, three-day-only event will go directly to those causes.

Cancer

UW Carbone Cancer Center

Committed to beating cancer through research, prevention, and treatment with an ultimate goal of dramatically reducing the burden of cancer on patients and communities.

Help Kids Heal

UW Health’s American Family Children’s Hospital

One of Madison’s crown jewels makes a real difference in the life of sick children and works tirelessly to support patient and family needs.

End Alzheimer's

UW Initiative to End Alzheimer’s

Dedicated to finding a cure for Alzheimer’s disease by seeking new treatments, developing prevention strategies, and improving care.

Save Sight

UW Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences and McPherson Eye Research Institute

Committed to stopping the progression of blinding diseases through strong educational programs, leading research discoveries, and compassionate patient care.

Support Transplant

UW Health Transplant and UW Organ and Tissue Donation

Patients receive the gift of life every year through the generosity of organ donors and amazing advances in heart, lung, kidney, liver, pancreas, and multi-organ transplantation. 

Click Here to make a donation or to learn more

Stricker and North – Champions of Charity

Steve Stricker and Andy North have a long list of accomplishments on and off the golf course. Steve and American Family Insurance partnered in 2013 to create the Steve Stricker American Family Insurance Foundation. And in 2016, they brought the American Family Insurance Championship to Madison. This PGA TOUR Champions event has raised more than $4.7 million for charity in its first three years. Andy North has hosted the Andy North & Friends charitable event to benefit the UW Carbone Cancer Center for 10 years, raising more than $10.5 million.

Learn more about the AmFam Championship by clicking here

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