Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital – Governor Ron Desantis and First Lady Casey Desantis took time away from Tallahassee to visit Joe Dimaggio Children’s Hospital. Spiderman, who also came along with the Governor and First Lady helped distribute comic books to the children. They also thanked the nurses and physicians of Joe Dimaggio Children’s Hospital for their life-saving work they take on each day.
Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital – For Giovanna’s 16th birthday she had tickets to go see Shawn Mendes in concert, but she fell ill and was unable to go. Giovanna sent a video to Mendes, and with the help of Joe Dimaggio Children’s Hospital, he facetimed Giovanna and promised to meet up with her in his upcoming concert in Brazil.
Amalia battled cancer most of her young life, until a new therapy began to change her odds. Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital was the first certified pediatric treatment center in Florida to offer CAR-T therapy, and Amalia was their first patient.
Rachel Ward was waiting for a heart transplant at Tampa General Hospital. She finally got the chance at a new life last year when a heart became available for her after a teenager passed away in a car accident and was an organ donor. Two young women who had never met would now be linked forever.