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 Unrestricted Fund.
General/Unrestricted Fund
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 and support.
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 treatment.
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 its beauty.
Daniel Majors Scholarship Fund
Established in memory of a former Flagler Hospital Radiology Technician, Daniel Majors, 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 ER patients.
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 procedures.
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.
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 financial resources.
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.
Renal Fund
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 our patients.