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 via our General
This fund is not restricted to one designation and is used to improve
the greatest areas of need at Flagler Health+. The unrestricted fund provides
critical support to programs, staffing, and equipment that help to improve
patient care on an annual basis at Flagler Health+.
Bariatric Surgery Fund
This fund assists Bariatric patients without insurance or with limited
financial resources to pay for their medical care.
Barrett Fund for Youth Behavioral Health
In St. Johns County, the teen suicide rate has sadly reached a 20-year
high. This fund was established by current president/CEO Jason Barrett
and his wife Jennifer, to support youth behavioral health programs and
provide more mental health resources for students in St. Johns County schools.
Cancer Care Fund
This fund provides support for the resources available at the Cancer Education
and Support Center (CESC) including the Breast Cancer Patient Navigator
program. Families can visit the CESC for cancer support groups, educational
materials and other information regarding cancer diagnosis. The patient
navigation program helps guide patients through and around barriers in
the complex cancer care system to help ensure timely diagnosis, treatment
Cancer Patient Emergency Fund
This fund assists cancer patients undergoing treatment at Flagler Health+
who are facing financial hardships due to the costs of their medical needs.
Gifts to the Cancer Patient Emergency Fund provide patient assistance
for medications, appointment transportation and childcare along with other
services that the patient cannot afford while undergoing costly cancer
Cardiovascular Care Fund
The Flagler Heart and Rhythm Center at Flagler Hospital provides a critical
service to residents of St. Johns County and the surrounding areas, with
more than 275 open heart surgeries performed annually. Gifts to the Cardiovascular
Care Fund help to provide critical funding for the resources and equipment
that help to maintain the highest standard of quality care for our cardiac patients.
Clark & Alice Alger Tranquility Garden Fund
Thanks to a generous gift made by Clark and Alice Alger, the Tranquility
Garden at Flagler Hospital opened in January of 2009. The garden provides
a peaceful place for patients, families, visitors and employees to reflect,
meditate, and relax throughout the year. Gifts to this fund support the
Tranquility Garden’s ongoing maintenance to sustain and enhance
Daniel Maj Scholarship Fund
Established in memory of a former Flagler Hospital Radiology Technician,
Daniel Maj, this fund assists Radiology students and graduate students
with the costs of their educational training programs.
Dr. Warren Kluger Memorial Library
Named in memory of the late Dr. Warren Kluger, this fund supports the
resources available in the medical library at Flagler Hospital which provides
physicians and their colleagues with access to the most up-to-date medical
journals and information.
Emergency Care Services Fund
The 48-bed Emergency Care Center at Flagler Hospital is committed to providing
patients with compassionate, quality care, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Gifts to the Emergency Care Services Fund help to provide essential resources
and equipment to maintain the highest standard of quality care for our
Facial Rejuvenation Center Foundation for Skin Cancer
This fund assists St. Johns County residents without insurance or with
financial limitations to pay for essential skin cancer treatments and
Florence Nightingale Educational Fund
Inspired by Florence Nightingale’s commitment to patient care, this
fund provides scholarships and grants for Flagler Health+ nurse training
and educational programs.
Joanne Arnett Tutschek Fund
Established in memory of breast cancer survivor, Joanne Arnett Tutschek,
by her loving family and friends. This fund provides grants for important
breast cancer diagnostic programs at Flagler Health+ to patients ages
50-65 without insurance coverage or financial means to pay.
Joseph S. Gordy Employee Emergency Fund
Established by Flagler Hospital’s third president/CEO Joseph S.
Gordy and his wife Maggie, this fund provides immediate financial assistance
to Flagler Health+ employees who have experienced an emergency and/or
an unexpected financial hardship.
Joshua Turnage Critical Care Education Fund
Dr. Sherman and Kendra Turnage established the Joshua Turnage Critical
Care Education Fund to honor their son, artist Joshua Turnage. They approached
Flagler Health+ with their interest in helping to support the continuing
education of our Critical Care Nursing and Education Department teams.
Grants from the fund will be used to make it possible for individuals
to attend conferences such as the National Teaching Institute (NTI). Mrs.
Kendra Turnage will work closely with senior leadership from Critical
Care Nursing and the Education Department to establish grant guidelines
and to review procedures for applicants. After participating in these
educational opportunities, grant recipients will be expected to share
their knowledge and learnings through a presentation to their peers, Mrs.
Kendra Turnage and Mr. Joshua Turnage.
Medical Staff Education Fund
This fund provides resources for Grand Rounds presentations and other
educational services provided to Flagler Health+ medical staff.
Patient Care Emergency Fund
This fund provides grants for medical services and/or supplies for current
or previous patients of Flagler Health+ without insurance or with limited
Patrick S. Nelson Fund
Established in memory of Patrick S. Nelson, this fund supports the Mental
Health Services Department at Flagler Hospital and provides mental health
outpatient treatment for patients with depression, psychosis and other
serious mental disorders without insurance or with limited financial resources.
Pediatric Orthopaedic Fund
This fund assists families without insurance or with limited financial
resources when their children require essential orthopaedic care.
This fund assists Renal patients without insurance or with limited financial
resources to pay for their medical care.
Women and Children’s Services Fund
This fund supports the Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatric, and Neonatal
Intensive Care Units at Flagler Health+. Gifts to the Women and Children’s
Services Fund help to maintain the highest standard of quality care for