Special Funds

In addition to raising funds for general programs and services, the Foundation also supports many important programs, including:

Child Life Fund – helps programs and services for pediatric patients and their families, treated at Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital. This includes play equipment, distraction therapy as well as bedside activities.

Clown Fund – helps purchase program supplies and equipment used by our resident clown, Lotsy Dotsy, who has dedicated 25 years to bring smiles and laughter to our patients and their families.

Conine Clubhouse Fund – supports the operation of the Conine Clubhouse, a free home away from home for families whose child is hospitalized at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital.

Cystic Fibrosis Fund – supports many of the services provided to our cystic fibrosis patients, including education materials and emergency assistance.

Diamond Angels Family Fund – provides emergency financial assistance to families whose critically ill children are being treated at Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital.

JDCH Expansion Fund – supports the capital project of expanding Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital so we can make sure world-class care is here for you, your loved ones, friends, neighbors and thousands of deserving families when they need it most - right where we all live, work and raise our families.

Love Jen Fund – helps families cope with the financial and emotional stresses of living with cancer through emergency financial assistance, activities and special events that celebrate milestones.

Pediatric Cardiology Fund – supports many of the services provided to cardiac patients, including cardiac emergency fund, transplant fund, etc.

Pediatric Oncology Fund – supports the programs and services provided to oncology patients.

Wasie Neonatal Intensive Care Fund – supports many programs and services provided to our tiniest of patients, including patient family and staff education.

Below is a listing of other funds available:

  • JDCH Equipment
  • Family Centered Care
  • International Patient Fund
  • Joe D TV
  • Luke Andrew Mueller Palliatric Care
  • Pediatric Craniofacial
  • Pediatric Diabetes
  • Pediatric Emergency Department
  • Pediatric Endocrinology
  • Pediatric Genetics
  • Pediatric Heart Transplant
  • Pediatric Immunology
  • Pediatric Intensive Care
  • Pediatric Nephrology
  • Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • Pediatric Orthopedic
  • Pediatric Otolaryngology
  • Pediatric Primary Care
  • Pediatric Rehabilitation
  • Pediatric Sickle Cell
  • Pediatric Trauma
  • Safe Kids Broward Fund
  • Special Needs
  • The Real Me at Joe D

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