1st Annual JCF Owl Give Award for Extraordinary NICU Nurses
Jackson Chance Foundations wants to say “thank you” to NICU nurses everywhere and honor the super-human work they do for patients and families every day and night. NICU nurses are not only charged with caring for a baby’s health but they ensure families are able to weather the stress and emotional turmoil of having a baby in the hospital or a loss. These healthcare professionals are the unsung heroes of the NICU or as we like to call them “family”. To recognize these amazing humans we are honoring them for their courage, compassion, and dedication to improving outcomes for these special babies and their families.
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Do you know a NICU nurse whose leadership and contributions have made a significant impact on his/her community and the profession of nursing? The Owl Give Award offers patients, families, and other members of the community an opportunity to recognize the special nurses who have touched their lives. The purpose of this award it to reflect and honor the special relationship between NICU families and their nurses.
The Owl Give Award is presented each year at Jackson Chance Foundation’s annual Ping Pong Ball. The 2016 nomination period runs from September 1, 2016 through September 30, 2016. NICU families are invited to fill out a short nomination form below and include their story (500 word limit) about how the NICU nurse impacted their life. Copies of family photos, videos or other supporting materials that highlight the nominee’s contribution are highly encouraged.
All nominees will receive a Certificate of Nomination in recognition of their achievement and a copy of the nomination statement, which shares the meaningful difference their work made for the family.
The JCF NICU Owl Give Award recipient will receive the following:
- Owl Give Award certificate and trophy, presented at the Ping Pong Ball on Thursday, October 27th, 2016
- All-expense paid 5-day/4-night vacation
- 4 annual VIP tickets to the Ping Pong Ball for life!
- All nominations are considered for two years
- JCF founders and board will select winner from nominees
- Award recipient must be able to attend the Ping Pong Ball to receive the award