Jackson Memorial Foundation Raises $3 Million for Hospital

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Jackson Memorial Foundation has raised $3 million in recent days to benefit the Jackson Memorial Hospital and Jackson Health System, announced Foundation President and CEO, Rolando Rodriguez.

“Despite the many challenges facing Jackson, people are still in need of help and our magnanimous donors are providing funding to improve the hospital,” he said. “We are deeply grateful to Roberta and Harvey Chaplin, SheiLa and Bill Steiner and our wonderful Guardian Angels for their support.”

In order to provide state-of-the-art digital diagnostic technology, the Chaplins are donating $1.5 million to the Breast Health Center at Jackson Memorial Hospital. In support of the hospital and pancreatic cancer research, the Steiners are contributing $1 million. The Guardian Angels raised $500,000 at their recent annual Guardians of the Children Luncheon to help renovate the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Holtz Children’s Hospital.

“It is vital that the community continue to support Jackson, regardless of the challenges it faces,” said Rodriguez. “I am proud that the Foundation’s donors are willing to act.”

The Jackson Memorial Foundation is the principal source of fundraising for Jackson Health System, seeking private philanthropic funds to improve the system’s facilities and to support its priority projects. For further information visit Jackson Memorial Foundation at www.jmf.org or call 305-355-4999.

The Guardian Angels are a membership support group of Jackson Memorial Foundation whose mission is assisting Holtz Children’s Hospital provide the best of medical care to all children in our community. The group raises private funds to enhance and expand pediatric specialty programs, and leads the creation of a comforting modern environment for hospitalized children and their families. For more information call 305-355-4999 or visit www.jmf.org.



CONTACT:

Jackson Memorial Foundation
Larry Clark, 305-355-4999
Email: [email protected]

KEYWORDS:   United States  North America  Florida

INDUSTRY KEYWORDS:   Health  Hospitals  Philanthropy  Foundation  Fund Raising  General Health

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