Gardening for Good with the Hilary Grace Healing Garden at UW Hospital – Madison
WGCF president Gerianne Holzman, Project Chairs Jan Dixon and Nancy Sloan presented the first WGCF donation of $1500 to Danielle Kamps and Liz Hill of the UW Foundation. Upon the completion of the garden construction, the donated funds will support plantings within the garden.
The Hilary Grace Healing Garden began with a donation from Ms Grace’s family to create a respite for patients and caregivers during their time at the hospital. Green environments reduce anxiety and blood pressure while speeding surgical recovery and helping people cope with stress. The garden, located on a third floor rooftop, is currently under construction with the grand opening expected in spring 2016.