Flagler Health Care Foundation manages a variety of designated funds. Donors
can choose the fund they wish to benefit with their gift, or they can
designate their gift to be used where it is most needed.
General Contributions Fund
Donations marked for this fund are used wherever they are needed most
or to provide benevolent care, as determined by hospital administration.
Bariatric Surgery Fund
The purpose of this fund is to assist patients who do not have full financial
means with their goal of achieving good health.
The Cancer Fund dedicates contributions to the support of the Cancer Education
and Support Center (CESC) at Flagler Hospital, as well as to the support
of a Breast Cancer Patient Navigator. Families can visit the CESC for
support groups, educational materials and other information regarding
a cancer diagnosis.
Cancer Patient Emergency Fund
Cancer patients undergoing treatment or being seen by Flagler Hospital
physicians can apply for assistance with various financial needs, such
as utility bills, medications, equipment and more.
Clark & Alice Alger Tranquility Garden Fund
This fund helps with the support of the Tranquility Garden, which provides
a peaceful place for patients, families, hospital staff and volunteers.
Emergency Care Center Fund
Flagler Hospital’s 48-bed Emergency Care Center includes state-of-the-art
imaging and testing capabilities and immediate access to Flagler Hospital’s
nationally recognized heart and stroke centers, which provide all aspects
of interventional care. Our board-certified emergency physicians, registered
nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and technicians are
all specially trained in emergency medicine and are committed to providing
you with compassionate, quality, clinical care, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Employee Emergency Fund
The Employee Emergency Fund provides immediate financial assistance in
the form of a grant or loan to Flagler Hospital employees who have experienced
an emergency and/or catastrophic event. The intent is to assist the employee
who has been a victim of unforeseen circumstances over which he/she has
little or no control.
Facial Rejuvenation Centre Foundation for Skin Cancer
The purpose of this fund is to assist St. Johns County residents with
procedures to treat skin cancer when they lack insurance or other financial
means to pay.
Heart Program Fund
The doors to the Heart Center at Flagler Hospital opened in September
2004, and since then it has been known as a Center of Excellence serving
St. Johns County residents and visitors. The Heart Center has saved thousands
of lives and helped thousands of cardiac patients have a better quality of life.
Joanne Arnett Tutschek Fund
Joanne Arnett Tutschek, a cancer survivor for many years, gave generously
of her time and resources for the battle against breast cancer. After
her passing, the Joanne Arnett Tutschek Fund was established by her loving
family and loyal friends through Flagler Health Care Foundation. The fund
provides grants for important breast cancer diagnostic programs at Flagler
Hospital to patients without insurance or the financial means to pay.
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Fund
All expectant parents hope for a full-term, healthy baby, but sometimes
complications arise. The focus of the NICU at Flagler Hospital is to meet
the needs of the entire family in a supportive environment. The NICU Fund
helps the NICU team meet those needs.
Patient Care Fund
This fund provides grants for medical services and/or supplies for current
or previous patients of Flagler Hospital who have no insurance or other
financial means to pay.
Patrick S. Nelson Memorial Fund
The Patrick S. Nelson Memorial Fund provides grants for the Mental Health
Services Department at Flagler Hospital to develop, provide and support
mental health outpatient treatment for patients with depression, psychosis
and other serious mental disorders who have no financial resources to
pay for the services.
Pediatric Orthopaedic Fund
This fund, designed to help families without insurance or with limited
financial resources when their children require essential orthopaedic
care, was established by Orthopaedic Associates of St. Augustine.
Renal Care Fund
This fund supports the purchase of equipment and resources for the Renal
Care Center, located on the 7th floor at Flagler Hospital. This unit provides
support, guidance and education for patients and their families, allowing
for the best clinical outcomes and ongoing quality of life.