The Daily’s Foundation has a made a $5 million contribution to Nemours Children’s Health System in Jacksonville.
The donation is the largest single gift Nemours has received and will support the enhancement of facilities in Jacksonville as well as fuel innovations to improve care across the health system, with a special focus on the Nemours Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders (NCCBD).
In addition to Jacksonville, Nemours has campuses in Orlando and Wilmington, Del.
“With this partnership, we are taking that commitment to a new level that Nemours Children’s Health System is uniquely qualified to fulfill. As our relationship with Dr. Larry Moss and the Nemours organization has grown, so has our desire to support their incredible work for children’s healthcare,” said Aubrey Edge, President & CEO of Daily’s in a news release.
Dignitaries on hand for the Wednesday announcement included Gov. Ron DeSantis and Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry.
“Nemours story is Jacksonville’s story because this is where it all began,” said R. Lawrence Moss, MD, President and CEO of Nemours Children’s Health System.
The dedication also marked the expansion of the Daily’s-Nemours community partnership, through which Daily’s convenience store locations, will provide increased awareness and support for the work of Nemours, which is also headquartered in Jacksonville.
“We are immensely grateful to Aubrey Edge [Daily’s President & CEO] and Daily’s for this generous gift. With partners like Daily’s, we will transform the experience of care for children and families in Jacksonville, as well as our city’s skyline,” said Moss.