Your Compassion on Giving Tuesday Astounded Us

Thank you to everyone who contributed to the Compassionate Care Fund on Giving Tuesday! In total, you gave $42,241, which will enable more than 350 eligible patients to not only heal but also live well. The need for these funds grows each day and every dollar raised on Giving Tuesday and beyond helps eliminate financial barriers to health and wellness for eligible patients in our community.

A Message from Health First President and CEO, Steve Johnson

This #GivingTuesday
Show Your Compassion by Becoming a Guardian Angel

Can you imagine having to choose between the expense of a nebulizer to treat your child’s RSV or purchasing a week’s worth of groceries for your family? Some of our neighbors have to make these difficult decisions daily.

According to the 2020 U.S. Census, 13% of Brevard County residents, which is roughly 78,250 adults, ages 18 to 65, are uninsured. They are part of what is called the coverage gap (see image below). These individuals could be our friends, family and neighbors who are struggling to afford everyday living expenses and pay out of pocket for medical needs.

You can be someone’s Guardian Angel by supporting those in need with compassion when they need it most.  The Compassionate Care Fund was created to provide these eligible patients the assistance they need in the form of a Guardian Angel grant – an anonymous grant which may help with transportation, prescriptions and even accessibility issues at the patient’s home.


Help us give compassion to our neighbors in need.
Become a
Guardian Angel. 





of your goal reached

Host your own fundraising page

Start Fundraising

The Compassionate Care Fund impacts people like Susan, who looked to discontinue radiation treatment at the Health First Cancer Institute due to the strain of a 3-hour bus ride, when she only lived less than 3 miles from the center.

Read more of her story here.

Every gift adds up to make a difference for those in need.  Donate now!


Giving Tuesday Leaderboard

View Full Leaderboard

Recent Activity