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Daily’s Foundation Golf Tournament Raises $350,000 to Benefit Nemours Children’s Health System Cancer Care
The Daily’s Foundation’s has been an important partner and friend to Nemours. Their support continues to have a substantive positive impact on the children and families we serve,” said Dr. Moss. “This support helps us to deliver the highly specialized, world renowned health care we provide to each and every child who comes through our doors. This recent generous contribution underscores the deepening of Nemours and Daily’s partnership.

Jacksonville, Fla. (Nov. 5, 2020) – The Daily’s Foundation recent two-day golf tournament and dinner raised $350,000 for Nemours Children’s Health System. These funds will go toward Hematology/Oncology at Nemours Children's Specialty Care, Jacksonville clinic. The event also supported other charitable causes.

Nemours Children’s Health System President and CEO Dr. Larry Moss spoke about the importance of community partners to help make the Nemours vision of redefining children’s health a reality.

“The Daily’s Foundation’s has been an important partner and friend to Nemours. Their support continues to have a substantive positive impact on the children and families we serve,” said Dr. Moss. “This support helps us to deliver the highly specialized, world renowned health care we provide to each and every child who comes through our doors. This recent generous contribution underscores the deepening of Nemours and Daily’s partnership.”

At the dinner, Nemours cancer patient Caleb and his mother, Katie Musselwhite, shared the story of how he was diagnosed with neuroblastoma at 18 months old. Now at age 4, he is stable, thanks to the help of his care team at Nemours Hematology/Oncology. 

“In this very challenging year, it was even more important for us to help improve the lives of children in our community,” said Aubrey Edge, President and CEO of Daily’s.

Daily’s recently launched an in-store fundraising campaign in 100 of their stores in Florida and North Carolina by which customers can donate at the register to support Nemours Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders until December 3. 

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About Nemours Children’s Health System

Nemours is an internationally recognized children's health system that owns and operates the two free-standing children’s hospitals: the Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Del., and Nemours Children's Hospital in Orlando, Fla., along with outpatient facilities in five states, delivering pediatric primary, specialty and urgent care. Nemours also powers the world’s most-visited website for information on the health of children and teens, KidsHealth.org, and offers on-demand, online video patient visits through Nemours CareConnectNemours ReadingBrightstart.org is a program dedicated to preventing reading failure in young children, grounded in Nemours’ understanding that child health and learning are inextricably linked, and that reading level is a strong predictor of adult health.

Established as The Nemours Foundation through the legacy and philanthropy of Alfred I. duPont, Nemours provides pediatric clinical care, research, education, advocacy and prevention programs to families in the communities it serves.

For further information: Margot Winick, margot.winick@Nemours.org (407) 785-5766