• Jackson Health Foundation
Jackson Health Foundation At-A-Glance

Jackson Health Foundation a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization, is the fundraising arm of Jackson Health System, the most comprehensive healthcare provider in South Florida. Through the generosity of compassionate donors, the Foundation financially assists Jackson Health System in providing world-class medical care to children and adults in South Florida, and the global community. Money raised by the Foundation helps support major projects, special needs that cannot be funded by public monies and projects of special interest to donors and philanthropists.

The Foundation’s fundraising efforts allow Jackson Health System to provide life-saving medical care to those in financial need, improve health care delivery, enhance the hospital experience for patients, and promote wellness and preventive medicine.

Established in 1991 as Jackson Memorial Foundation, the organization was renamed Jackson Health Foundation in 2014, to more closely align with the Jackson Health System. The Foundation is governed by a volunteer member Board of Directors who are committed to philanthropic activities that benefit Jackson Health System.

The following programs are operated under the Jackson Health Foundation:

Golden Angel Society


The Golden Angel Society is the Jackson Health Foundation’s premier giving society. Members of the Golden Angel Society have a strong commitment to Jackson Memorial Hospital and Jackson Health System’s mission to provide a single, high standard of quality care for the residents of Miami-Dade County.


Guardian Angels


The Guardian Angels raise money to enhance pediatric care programs and to support projects benefiting the Holtz Children’s Hospital. As a Guardian Angel, you will help Holtz Children’s Hospital provide advanced medical services to children who might not otherwise receive them.


International Kids Fund (IKF)/Wonderfund


The International Kids Fund (IKF) is a charitable program of Jackson Health Foundation that helps critically ill children from countries around the world, gain immediate access to life-saving medical treatments.


Young Angels Program


The Young Angels Program provides individuals age 21 to 45 with a venue for social and professional networking opportunities while engaging in fundraising activities on behalf of Jackson Health System.


League of Angels


The League of Angels recognizes the support of organizations, civic associations, clubs, community groups, and corporate professional associations that are committed to advancing health care initiatives through philanthropic efforts and volunteerism on behalf of Jackson Health System


Jackson Legacy Society


Recognizes planned or deferred giving of $5,000 and more to the Jackson Health Foundation. They are an important and valuable way to support the Foundation through bequests and estate plans, charitable remainder trusts, insurance and retirement plan gifts naming the Foundation as the beneficiary, charitable gift annuity agreements, and donor-advised funds.

The Foundation also generates support for Jackson Health System through annual events and activities including:
  • Jackson Health Foundation Golden Angels Gala
  • Golden Angels Society Recognition Dinner
  • Guardians Angels Society’s Guardians of the Children Luncheon
  • International Kids Fund Wonderfund™ Circle of Heroes Luncheon
  • Miami HEAT Family Festival