Wolfson Children’s Hospital

Wolfson Children’s Hospital photo earns spot in national exhibit

Wolfson Children’s Hospital photo earns spot in national exhibit

A photograph that tugged at the heartstrings of people throughout the Jacksonville area is now part of a national photo series highlighting the resilience of children’s hospitals and patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. This year’s Children’s Hospital Association (CHA) photo exhibit, entitled “Stronger Together: Children’s Hospitals During COVID-19,” showcases how children’s hospitals adapted during the […]

Virtual Wolfson Children’s Challenge raises $96,000

Virtual Wolfson Children’s Challenge raises $96,000

Almost 400 children and families from across 15 states participated in the 12th annual Wolfson Children’s Challenge: Virtual Edition. The participants logged 1,532.83 kilometers of physical activity on the Wolfson55 app in January. Together, participants and supporters raised more than $96,000 to help fund the purchase of life-saving trauma equipment and technology for our most […]

Longtime plans come together as final beam rises to rest atop new critical care tower

Longtime plans come together as final beam rises to rest atop new critical care tower

Leaders with Baptist Health, Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville and Wolfson Children’s Hospital celebrated a major construction milestone for the new Baptist Jacksonville Entry Building/Wolfson Children’s Critical Care Tower with a “Topping Out” Ceremony Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021. During the Topping Out Ceremony, construction crew members ceremoniously raised the final structural beam to the top of […]

NFL MVP Jerry Rice closes out Florida Forum

NFL MVP Jerry Rice closes out Florida Forum

Crowds gathered to hear Hall-of-Fame wide receiver and three-time Super Bowl champion Jerry Rice relay tales from his storied career Feb. 25, as the final speaker in this year’s Florida Forum speaker series, sponsored by the Women’s Board of Wolfson Children’s Hospital. Funds raised through the forum go to help build and equip an improved […]

Crowd gathers to hear Pulitzer winner discuss history

Crowd gathers to hear Pulitzer winner discuss history

Hundreds gathered to hear Jon Meacham speak during the Women’s Board of Wolfson Children’s Hospital’s Florida Forum 2019-2020 speaker series Jan. 22.  Meacham is a presidential historian and public intellectual who gave the eulogies for both President George H. W. Bush and First Lady Barbara Bush. His books include “Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power,” […]

Turnout high for Paris in Full Bloom

Turnout high for Paris in Full Bloom

Nearly 1,000 people supported The Women’s Board of Wolfson Children’s Hospital black-tie opening night party gala, “Paris in Full Bloom,” at the Prime Osbourne Center Dec. 6-8. The three-day event included a French flower market, and a full shopping experience with jewelry, collectibles, furniture and art. Jim, Phoebe, and Andrew Howard, owners of Mrs. Howard, […]

Annual Artscapade helps pediatric heart patients

Annual Artscapade helps pediatric heart patients

The Glass Factory on Myrtle Ave. pulsated with life the evening of Oct. 25, as supporters gathered for Patrons of the Hearts’ 15 annual Artscapade, an event to help raise money for pediatric heart patients.  Splashes of colorful art throughout the venue engaged the eyes of the attendees, while they  listened to live music, shared […]

Wolfson lights Weaver Tower gold for childhood cancer awareness

Wolfson lights Weaver Tower gold for childhood cancer awareness

September was National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and to bring awareness to  Jacksonville’s “Home Team” of pediatric cancer specialists, the folks at Wolfson Children’s Hospital and Nemours Children’s Specialty Care celebrated by illuminating the Weaver Tower at Wolfson Children’s Hospital in gold flood lights for a week in early September. Mayor Lenny Curry kicked off […]

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