Women’s Board

Women’s Board Hosts Annual Spring Luncheon

Women’s Board Hosts Annual Spring Luncheon

Awards announced, service honored The Women’s Board of Wolfson Children’s Hospital held its Spring Luncheon April 24. Over 150 members gathered alongside hospital leadership at the annual meeting to celebrate the past year’s accomplishments. President Kendra McCrary announced the combined fundraising efforts 2023 First Coast Design Show and the 2023-24 Florida Forum, which totaled $848,000. […]

Women’s Board Exemplifies the Art of Gathering

Women’s Board Exemplifies the Art of Gathering

The Women’s Board of Wolfson Children’s Hospital held its First Coast Design Show: The Art of Gathering the first weekend of December at the Prime Osborn Convention Center. Vendor booths, design lectures and special demonstrations anchored the weekend, which included an opening night kick-off gala on Dec. 1 and children’s fashion show on Dec. 3 […]

Sports Fans Flood the Forum

Sports Fans Flood the Forum

Legendary Duke University men’s basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski, familiarly known as Coach K, drew a large crowd to The Women’s Board of Wolfson Children’s Hospital’s Florida Forum Speaker Series at the Center for the Performing Arts on Wednesday, Nov. 8. Krzyzewski is the NCAA Division 1 men’s all-time leader with 1,200 wins. Funds raised by […]

Young Collectors Raise $10K

Young Collectors Raise $10K

The Women’s Board of Wolfson Children’s Hospital held a kick-off event for its First Coast Design Show, the Young Collector’s Party, on Oct. 5. This happy-hour styled event for young professionals and younger mothers celebrated “The Art Of Gathering” with mingling at Michael’s Rug Studio, delicious food, live music by Barrett Thomas, a silent auction […]

Women’s Board of Wolfson Children’s Hospital taps new director

Women’s Board of Wolfson Children’s Hospital taps new director

Ashley Helmick has been named the new director of The Women’s Board of Wolfson Children’s Hospital. The Jacksonville native and Episcopal School of Jacksonville alumnus started her role on Aug 28. As director, Helmick will help lead the all-volunteer organization, whose mission is to further community awareness and raise funds for the children who come through Wolfson […]

Parsons’ Passion: A decade of difference-making for Wolfson Women’s Board

Parsons’ Passion: A decade of difference-making for Wolfson Women’s Board

As executive director of The Women’s Board of Wolfson Children’s Hospital, Sally Parsons loved taking donors and volunteers on tours of the hospital — no two were ever the same, she said, and she could never plan what would happen during any of them. A Christmastime visit with a patient named Jake is foremost in […]

Olympic medalist welcomed by Florida Forum patrons

Olympic medalist welcomed by Florida Forum patrons

The Women’s Board of Wolfson Children’s Hospital’s Florida Forum speaker series wrapped its 2022-23 line-up with Olympian, entrepreneur, women’s healthcare advocate and mother Allyson Felix on Jan. 18 at the Jacksonville Center for the Performing Arts. With 11 Olympic medals and 18 world championship medals — 13 of which are gold, thus surpassing Usain Bolt’s […]

Women’s Board readies to Flaunt the First Coast

Women’s Board readies to Flaunt the First Coast

It’s a big year for the Women’s Board of Wolfson Children’s Hospital, one that holds special importance for many reasons, chief among them is 50 Years of service to community during its Golden Jubilee year. This year also happens to be a step in an entirely new direction, with the new branding of the Winter […]

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