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JACKSON HILL FOUNDATION

JACKSON HILL FOUNDATION
CROWDRISE : Apr 10, 2014
Tax ID: 27-3736013
BASED: Portland, OR, United States

CHARITY WEBSITE: www.jacksonhillfoundation.org

JacksonHillFoundation

Giving families tools to keep them healthy and well during hospital stays

When Jackson Hill passed away at the tender age of 12 after a tough battle with sarcoma, a bone tumor, his family started the Jackson Hill Foundation to transform their profound loss into positive change.

 

As Jackson struggled in the hospital, the family never wanted to leave his side; the hospital became their second home. “Taking a break wasn’t an option as we anxiously awaited news from a doctor or comforted our young son. We craved a quick run, a calm space, something - anything - to feel momentary relief from an overwhelming situation.” Says Melissa Hill, an avid runner and a coach.

 

The Foundation established the Jackson Hill Wellness Centers - open 24 hours a day, every day, to provide much needed respite from the stress of a hospital visit and the weight of supporting a sick loved one.

 

The first Jackson Hill Wellness Center opened February 2012 at Randall Children's Hospital in Portland, Oregon to great success. In the first two years more than 4,000 people benefited from the Center and useage is on the rise. The Jackson Hill Wellness Center in Portland continues to thrive and is just the first of many wellness centers planned by the Jackson Hill Foundation.

 

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Tax ID: 27-3736013 • www.jacksonhillfoundation.org

Fundraisers

'12' for Jackson

'12' for Jackson

Amount Raised:

$250

 

25% Raised of $1,000 Goal

4J-man

4J-man

Amount Raised:

$100

 

10% Raised of $1,000 Goal

Events

Portland Century

Portland Century

Amount:

$2,025

 

20% Raised of $10,000 Goal