Jackson Health Foundation FOUNDATION NEWS
SEPTEMBER 2017
 
Coming together in the aftermath of Irma
As Miami-Dade continues to recover from Hurricane Irma, we take a moment to acknowledge the role of Jackson Heath in our community and beyond
 
When Tatyanna Watkins began having contractions after midnight, a minute apart, in the midst of Hurricane Irma, she quickly realized she was going into labor. With the help of a City of Miami Government dispatcher and the guidance of Kendra Gillespie, M.D., OBGYN of Jackson Memorial Hospital, Tatyanna was walked through the delivery of Baby Destiny.
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A Note From our Foundation President & CEO: Keith R. Tribble

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 never diverted a single patient in need...

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Are you 5K Ready? Join us for the Waterford 5K

Run or walk to make a difference for the patients of Holtz Children's Hospital! You're invited to join us at the Waterford 5K at Blue Lagoon on November 3rd. The 3.1-mile run/walk features a beautiful setting, delicious food, music and a special Family Fun Zone! The race is open to everyone and you can create a new team or join an existing one.

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Celebrating 100 years of miracles

We are only four months away from our biggest event of the season. This year’s Golden Angels Gala is scheduled for January 20, 2018, and will serve as the official kick-off for Jackson Health System’s celebrates a century of miracles! Fana Holtz and Silvia Rios Fortun have joined forces as Gala Chairs and are planning a spectacular soiree.

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Whispering Angel supports our Guardians of the Children Luncheon

We are excited to announce that Whispering Angel has partnered with us again, to provide an exclusive VIP experience to those attending the 19th Annual Guardians of the Children Luncheon & Fashion Show on Friday, November 17. For a $150 donation, you can enjoy your own Whispering Angel Magnum bottle served tableside.

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Collecting supplies to celebrate Halloween at Holtz Children's

Join our Halloween celebration in support of the patients of Holtz Children’s Hospital. Our Child Life team is collecting Halloween costumes for children of all ages, as well as Halloween bags/goodies to distribute throughout our nurses stations. We are collecting stickers, necklaces, rings, pencils, and other appropriate toys. Due to dietary restrictions, no candy is allowed. Please contact Katherine Smith for more info at Katherine.Smith@jhsmiami.org

Join our Circle of Heroes Today

Our International Kids Fund Circle of Heroes is composed of generous individuals committed to making a difference in the lives of many international children in need of medical treatment. With a monthly contribution, you can become a Circle of Heroes member today and do what heroes do best: Save lives.

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Become a Young Angel

Young professionals looking to make a difference turn to Jackson Health Foundation’s Young Angels membership group as a vital source of engagement. Established in 2015, the Young Angels are a dynamic group of leaders ages 21-40, who recognize the transformative power of philanthropy, volunteerism, and their ability to enact change through their actions. To learn more contact Katherine Smith at katherine.smith@jhsmiami.org.

Centennial Gala After Party

If you are a young professional, don't miss your opportunity to be part of one of the most glamorous events of the social season! New this year, we are excited to announce that our Golden Angels Centennial Celebration will feature an After Party organized by the Young Angels, and after party co-chairs Maryam and Eddie Borrego. Stay tuned for more information!

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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