Jackson Health Foundation FOUNDATION NEWS
OCTOBER 2017
 
Miracle Story: Julia
You can make miracles happen for patients like Julia
 
In February of this year, this beautiful 8 year old Julia and her family were involved in a life threatening car accident. When physicians at her local hospital realized they would be unable to treat the third-degree burns she sustained on nine percent of her body, Julia was airlifted to Jackson Memorial Hospital/Ryder Trauma Center.
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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, we recognize the importance of providing critical screening and healthcare services for all women in our community.

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Last chance to join us for the Waterford 5K!

With every step, you can make a difference. Join us at the Waterford 5K on November 3rd, benefiting the kids at Holtz Children’s Hospital. The race is open to all runners/walkers and includes entertainment, food and a family fun zone. Register for this family-friendly event and join us as we continue making miracles happen at Jackson.

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Save the Date for Give Miami Day

Make Jackson Health Foundation your charity of choice on Give Miami Day! During this 24 hour day of giving, you can multiply the power of your gift through matches and bonus gifts granted by the Miami Foundation.

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Saks Fifth Avenue Supports Upcoming Guardian of the Children Luncheon

In preparation for our upcoming Guardian of the Children Luncheon on Friday, November 17, Saks Fifth Avenue Dadeland hosted it's Fall 2017 Trunk-Show, to support our Guardian Angels. The ladies in attendance had an opportunity to enjoy an amazing fashion show and purchase their luncheon outfits during the occasion.

Giancarlo Jewelry Designs supports our Guardian Angels

To support our luncheon efforts, Giancarlo Jewelry Designs recently held a well-attended promotional sale event at their Sunset store. The afternoon of glamour was so successful, that the sale was extended an extra day and raised a total of $4,250. We would like to express our deepest gratitude to Giancarlo and his family for this philanthropic gesture.

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. We are honored to announce our newest Platinum Sponsor, Maxor National Pharmacy Services, one of the nation’s leading pharmacy services platform.

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Fall at Neiman Marcus event

Recently, Neiman Marcus Coral Gables and Ocean Drive Magazine celebrated its annual Fall at NM event and selected Holtz Children’s Hospital as one of the charities of choice. For the occasion, board member Ana VeigaMilton and naming benefactor of Holtz Children’s, Fana Holtz served as part of the host committee, while several board members, including our Foundation Board Chair, Dr. Rudolph Moise, were in attendance.

Become a Hero of Hope

IKF Wonderfund℠ helps critically ill children from countries around the world, gain immediate access to life-saving or life-changing medical treatments. Through the IKF Wonderfund, hundreds of children with healthcare needs beyond the scope of their local hospitals receive the best care possible at Holtz Children’s Hospital.

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Lunch & Learn

Join us on Monday, November 6 for a lunch and learn with Valic. The event will take place at Jackson Main Campus where Valic’s representatives will be sharing tips on how to plan for the future. This will be an easy and open conversation about how we can make the best decisions for ourselves and families and feel comfortable about the choices we make. To RSVP contact Katherine Smith at 305-355-1314 or via email at Katherine.Smith@jhsmiami.org.

Young Angels After Party

This year, our Jackson Young Angels are taking the lead in planning our inaugural gala after party which will follow our 2018 Golden Angels Centennial Celebration Gala on January 20. The event chairs, Maryam and Eddie Borrego have been joined by a dedicated committee to bring this event to life. Stay tuned for more details in the coming months.

OUR PRESENCE IN THE COMMUNITY

Join us throughout the month at several community events where we will be spreading the word about the work we do at Jackson Health Foundation. Check out our calendar of activities, and save the dates!

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Join our Miracle Fund Monthly Giving Program and become a beacon of hope for the patients and families who depend on Jackson.
To learn more call 305-585-GIVE (4483) or visit www.jacksonhealthfoundation.org

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