JUPITER, Fla. (April 22, 2020) – Jupiter Medical Center Foundation launched the
COVID-19 Relief Fund to help support Jupiter Medical Center, and to allow
the medical center to continue to meet the healthcare needs of patients
and the community, despite the long-term financial implications of the
#GivingTuesdayNow is a global day of giving set to take place on May 5,
2020, as an emergency response to the unprecedented need due to COVID-19.
The day is designed to drive an influx of generosity, citizen engagement,
business and philanthropy activation, and to support communities and nonprofits
around the world. Jupiter Medical Center Foundation is participating in
#GivingTuesdayNow in an effort to raise funds to help offset the costs
and expenses for patient care during this crisis, as well as many other
unforeseen additional expenses.
“As an independent, not-for-profit healthcare system, we greatly
appreciate your support and generosity during this challenging time,”
said Jupiter Medical Center Foundation President Liv Vesely. “#GivingTuesdayNow
provides the community with an opportunity to show their appreciation
through philanthropy for our team members on the front lines of this pandemic.
We look forward to the future when all of our lives can return to normal.”
Participants can show their generosity in a variety of ways during #GivingTuesdayNow,
whether it’s helping a neighbor, advocating for an issue, sharing
a skill or giving to causes, every act of generosity counts. The global
movement emphasizes opportunities to give back to communities and causes
in safe ways that allow for social connection even while practicing physical
Those interested in joining the Jupiter Medical Center Foundation’s
#GivingTuesdayNow efforts can visit
About Jupiter Medical Center Foundation
Since its founding in 1989, Jupiter Medical Center Foundation has empowered
Jupiter Medical Center with the financial resources to reimagine the delivery
of health and wellness to the region. Jupiter Medical Center Foundation,
together with Jupiter Medical Center, is committed to transforming regional
healthcare through leading-edge technology, patient-centered care and
enhanced facilities. The Foundation has funded a number of major projects
at Jupiter Medical Center, including the De George Pediatric Unit in partnership
with Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, the Margaret W. Niedland Breast
Center, The Anderson Family Orthopedic & Spine Center, the Frank E.
and Mary D. Walsh Robotic Surgery Program, and the Florence A. De George Pavilion.
As a leading, not-for-profit medical provider in the region, Jupiter Medical
Center relies on philanthropic gifts to maintain patients’ well-being
and quality of care, and Jupiter Medical Center Foundation is dedicated
to securing this financial support in order to fulfill the mission of
the organization. For more information, please visit
GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement unleashing the power of
people and organizations to transform their communities and the world.
GivingTuesday was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages
people to do good. Over the past eight years, it has grown into a global
movement that inspires hundreds of millions of people to give, collaborate,
and celebrate generosity.
Whether it’s making someone smile, helping a neighbor or stranger
out, showing up for an issue or people we care about, or giving some of
what we have to those who need our help, every act of generosity counts
and everyone has something to give. GivingTuesday strives to build a world
in which the catalytic power of generosity is at the heart of the society
we build together, unlocking dignity, opportunity, and equity around the globe.
#GivingTuesdayNow is organized by GivingTuesday in partnership with its
global network of leaders, partners, communities, and generous individuals.
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