IKF Wonderfund is a program of Jackson Health Foundation that 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 of the University Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center, one of the nation’s premier teaching hospitals. Since its inception in 2001, the IKF Wonderfund has raised over $21M enabling them to assist over 650 children from more than 50 countries, with their medical care. Thanks to the generosity of donors, many IKF Wonderfund children are able grow and live vibrant and happy lives.
Jackson Health Foundation
Since first opening our doors in 1991 as Jackson Health System’s fundraising arm, philanthropy has been essential to our ability to support the health system in their efforts to ensure that everyone receives a single high standard of care regardless of their ability to pay. Over the course of the past 25 years, we have raise more than $140 million through our giving society and programs including the Golden Angel Society, Guardian Angels, Jackson Health Foundation Miracle Fund, and the IKF Wonderfund. Generous donations – from individuals, foundations and corporations – along with the time and energy of our volunteers make life-changing miracles possible. By donating your time and financial resources to programs like the IKF Wonderfund, you have the power to transform lives and help us make miracles happen for children in need of critical medical care. For more information about Jackson Health Foundation click here.
Holtz Children’s Hospital
Holtz Children’s Hospital at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center, is one of the largest children’s hospitals in the southeast United States. Holtz Children’s is known worldwide for its team of pediatric specialists who are experienced in treating children with all types of needs — from routine care to life-saving procedures. As a major referral center, Holtz Children’s not only provides medical services to a wide spectrum of our local population, but also to critically ill children from across the nation and the international community. This diversity of patients presents new and differing challenges to the pediatric medical teams at Holtz Children’s, who engage every resource possible to arrive at successful medical solutions for those who suffer from unusual and sometimes rare medical conditions. For more information on Holtz Children’s Hospital click here