A Message From Our President & CEO- September 2017

Dear Jackson family, I hope that you and your loved ones did not suffer much from the effects of Hurricane Irma. I am pleased to report that the Jackson Health facilities were not impacted by the effects of the storm and are fully operational. In fact, our hospitals, emergency rooms, and trauma centers across town

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Helping those in need following Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma left many throughout South Florida in need of essential supplies. In light of the situation, Jackson and UHealth have partnered with the United Way of Miami-Dade and Ryder System, to collect the non-perishable foods and basic household supplies that can make a difference for families struggling to bounce back. Donations will be collected through

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Jackson Health System provides shelter to expectant mothers

The unexpected air pressure drops during hurricanes might have an effect on pregnancy and births, that’s why Jackson Memorial Hospital, Jackson North Medical Center and Jackson South Medical Center opened their doors during Hurricane Irma and provided shelter to a limited amount of expectant mothers who were registered to deliver their babies at a Jackson

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Mom Delivers Her Own Baby During Hurricane Irma with Help from UHealth/Jackson Doctor

Tatyanna Watkins, 23, began having contractions after midnight, a minute apart, in the midst of Hurricane Irma on Sunday. She quickly realized she was going into labor. With the help of a City of Miami Government dispatcher and the guidance of Dr. Kendra Gillespie, Tatyanna was walked through the delivery of Baby Destiny. “I put

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A sneak peek at our 2018 Golden Angels Centennial Gala

On the evening of January 20th, 2018, we will officially kick-off Jackson Health System’s 100th Anniversary with our Golden Angels Centennial Gala. We are very excited to begin sharing details with you about this memorable evening of elegance and philanthropy. This signature event will serve to commemorate the unwavering support we have received throughout the

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Ryder Trauma Center Celebrated 25th Anniversary of Saving Lives

Ryder Trauma Center, a prestigious Level I adult and pediatric trauma center, recently celebrated its 25th anniversary of saving countless lives – people with devastating injuries after motor vehicle crashes, burns, gun violence and other traumas. Ryder Trauma Center treats an average of 4,000 patients a year, making it one of the busiest trauma centers

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A Message From Our President & CEO- July 2017

Dear Friends and Supporters, A recent article published in Forbes detailing the amount of America’s charitable donations, broken down by sector, placed health care among our country’s top five priorities. In South Florida, the subject of health care, and the need to support our underprivileged communities through philanthropy, has truly become a social responsibility. At

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Jackson Health Foundation Celebrated Unveiling of FPL Sponsored Renovated Rehabilitation Therapy Unit at Ryder Trauma Center

Current and former patients recently helped unveil the renovated Florida Power & Light Company Power to Care Jackson Memorial Hospital Burn Rehabilitation Therapy Unit thanks to a $500,000 donation by FPL to Jackson Health Foundation, the fundraising arm of Jackson Health System. Burn patient celebrity chef Ralph Pagano attended the unveiling and shared his amazing

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Jackson Health Foundation announces appointment of new Senior Vice President of Development

Jackson Health Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of J. William Kingston as Senior Vice President of Development. Kingston brings over 20 years of experience in development to his new role. “Kingston’s extensive experience within the fundraising industry coupled with a proven record to drive growth within an organization make him an extraordinary leader

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A Message From Our President & CEO- June 2017

Dear Friends and Supporters, The summer months are the perfect opportunity to unwind with the family while enjoying the South Florida climate and all the jewels our idyllic geographic location has to offer. While this is happening around us, we at Jackson Health Foundation, have been busy finalizing the third quarter of the fiscal year

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