Patrons of the Hearts - Wolfson Childrens Hospital in Jacksonville, FL

Helping Children with Congenital Heart Disease, One Heart at a Time

How we make an impact is through generous hearts in our community. Donations allow us to reach children that live in corners of the world with no access to the specialized heart care they require.
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Stay Tuned for Details about Artscapade occurring November 2018 When you support events like Artscapade, you help us provide care to children from across the globe

Patrons has helped over 112 little hearts,

our reach spanning all over the world

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12 Years of Service

Founded in 2005 by Hilda and Jose Ettedgui, MD, Patrons of the Hearts is a partnership between Wolfson Children’s Hospital and the University of Florida Pediatric Cardiovascular Center at Jacksonville. Wolfson Children’s and U of F donate the cost of inpatient hospitalization and physician services for heart repair, while Patrons of the Hearts covers the supplies, housing and incidentals for each child. Our program functions under the umbrella of the Baptist Health Foundation.

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Artscapade is an annual event where art, music, fun, and love for children meet. Each year we celebrate the new lives of the children we've served and the donors that make it possible. Artscapade has been dubbed “the best party of the year!”

Check back for details on Artscapade 2018, a fun evening of theme inspired delights, and help us raise funds to continue to provide life-saving surgery to children with congenital heart defects from around the world.

Artscapade and Patrons of the Hearts are so generously sponsored by Faver Gray and KFA Search.

Stay tuned for details about Artscapade occurring November 2018