Golisano Children's Hospital of Southwest Florida

Capital Campaign Gets Million Dollar Boost

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Lifesaving gift Those taking part in the check presentation included (from left): Donor Jim Doyle; Charles Idelson, president & CEO, Investors Security Trust Company and chairperson of the Lee Memorial Health System Foundation Board of Trustees; Sharon A. MacDonald, chief foundation officer, Lee Memorial Health System Foundation; and Jim Nathan, president, Lee Memorial Health System.
Local businessman Jim Doyle recently furthered the cause of providing lifesaving hospital care to area children by making a generous $1 million gift to Golisano Children s Hospital of Southwest Florida s capital campaign.

The gift will be used to name a neonatal intensive care unit neighborhood within the new 128-bed children s hospital building, which will be constructed at HealthPark Medical Center in south Fort Myers.

Mr. Doyle s generosity will go twice as far, as it will be matched by Mr. B. Thomas Golisano, namesake of Golisano Children s Hospital, as part of his $20 million challenge grant made to the hospital s capital campaign.

According to Mr. Doyle, the matching challenge grant was a tremendous catalyst for the gift. This is my home and I believe in supporting lifesaving health care in our Southwest Florida community, he says. I have a particular passion for supporting organizations that address the challenges of infants, children and young adults. Quality, world-class medical care for the children from Lee, Collier, Charlotte, Hendry and Glades counties was a cause hard to ignore.


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