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Golisano Children's Hospital of Southwest Florida

Campaign Fast Facts

Construction Cost: $205 million
Campaign Goal: $100 million
Matching Challenge: $20 million*
*Gifts made 5/14/12 to 5/15/14 matched dollar-for-dollar by Mr. B. Thomas Golisano
Location: HealthPark Medical Center Campus Fort Myers, Florida
Groundbreaking: 2013
Completion: 2016
Architect: Harvard Jolly/Falick Klein Partnership, Inc.
Construction Manager: Skanska & Gates
Floors: 7
Square Feet: 296,000
Units: # of beds
Neonatal Intensive Care II 32
Neonatal Intensive Care III 32
Medical Surgical 1 24
Medical/Surgical 2 12
Hematology/Oncology 12
Pediatric Intensive Care 16
Beds Planned for Future Growth: 32
Emergency Department: 17 Bays
  • 28 percent increase in admissions from 2004 to 2010;
  • 18-20 percent of children leave our area annually for health care;
  • 70 percent of patients are uninsured/Medicaid;
  • Current hospital does not have all private rooms to accommodate 24/7 parent/grandparent stays;
  • 48 adult beds will be recaptured, addressing community-wide shortage.
Golisano Children s Hospital:
  • Receives no direct taxpayer support;
  • Receives no funding from Children s Miracle Network;
  • Not a United Way agency.
Unique Services Supported by Philanthropy:
  • Neonatal Intensive Care
  • Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
  • Pediatric Intensive Care
  • Kohl s Center for Safety
  • Full-time School Teacher
  • Music Therapy
  • Neonatal Transport Ambulance
  • General Pediatrics


Golisano Children's HospitalTo make a gift to Golisano Children s Hospital of Southwest Florida or to learn about giving opportunities, contact the Lee Memorial Health System Foundation at 239-343-6950 or visit



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