Memorial NICU Receives Donation from Jernigan Family

GULFPORT, Miss. The Jernigan Family presented Memorial NICU with a check for $3,250 on June 6 in honor of their daughter Sophia. Sophia was a patient in the NICU for nine days in 2017. The Jernigan Family was delighted by the care Sophia received in the NICU, as well as, the consideration they received as her parents. Sophia celebrated her second birthday in March.

Mr. and Mrs. Jernigan married on June 1 and in lieu of gifts, asked for donations to the NICU to assist with any equipment needs that will improve patient care. The NICU clinicians and patients want to thank the Jernigan Family for their generous donation.

Memorial Hospital Foundation is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization with the mission to assist Memorial Hospital in “building a healthier community.” In particular, to develop philanthropic support for Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital patients and the surrounding community and to generate a high level of community understanding and involvement in Memorial Hospital’s vision, mission, goals and objectives. For more information on the Memorial Hospital Foundation, contact Foundation President Aimee Robertson at 865-3048.