Jackson Health Foundation Unveils Creative Arts Studio at Holtz Children’s Hospital

MIAMI, FL –December 11, 2017 – Patients at Holtz Children’s Hospital enjoyed a delightful holiday celebration. The event served as a backdrop for a ribbon cutting ceremony to unveil the new Creative Arts Studio at Holtz Children’s, a special area for children to express their artistic abilities during their hospital stay. The Latin American Association


Bal Harbour Shops Hosts Inaugural “Ice Cream We Love” Weekend

Bal Harbour Shops, the top selling retail center in the country, according to Women’s Wear Daily, partnered with Jackson Health Foundation and leading national ice cream makers to host a fun-filled philanthropic weekend in South Florida to benefit Holtz Children’s Hospital. The luxury shopping and dining destination, just north of Miami Beach, will welcome locals and visitors of all ages to an over-the-top ice cream festival.


Miami Dolphins Spread Holiday Cheer at Holtz Children’s Hospital

For any child, spending the holidays in a hospital can be a daunting experience. Children receiving care at Holtz Children’s Hospital got a special holiday treat as players and staff from the Miami Dolphins brought smiles to their faces during a surprise Christmas visit. Dolphins wide receiver Jarvis Landry along with fellow teammates Kenny Stills


Jackson Patients Enjoy VIP Game Day Experience

On Saturday, November 8, the University of Miami and Jackson Health Foundation (JHF) teamed up with Special Spectators to host a group of seriously ill patients from Holtz Children’s Hospital at the University of Miami vs Virginia college football game at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami. This special event marked the first-ever VIP Game


Over 800 Participate in Waterford 5K to Support of Holtz Children’s Hospital

On Friday, November 3, close to 800 participants took on the challenge of the Waterford 5k at the Blue Lagoon office park, raising $25,000 for Holtz Children’s Hospital. Runners, walkers and families representing more than 40 businesses and corporations came out to enjoy the 3.1 mile course, which also included musical entertainment, family fun zone


Golden Angels Centennial Celebration Gala Update

In January, the Foundation will officially kick-off Jackson Health System’s 100th Anniversary with our 2018 Golden Angels Centennial Celebration Gala. This signature event will serve to commemorate the unwavering support we have received throughout the years which has allowed us to maintain our cherished mission of providing a single high standard of quality care to


Recognizing Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The facts are frightening: 1 in 8 U.S. women (about 12%) will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of their lifetime, and 85% of breast cancers occur in women who have no family history of breast cancer. In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Jackson Health Foundation recognizes the importance of providing critical


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


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


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