THIS IS WHY WE DO WHAT WE DO…
See how the Jackson Chance Foundation is making a difference in the lives of real families that need your help today!
“The parking voucher given to us from the Jackson Chance Foundation was an amazing and unexpected blessing while our little guy was in the NICU… it allowed his dad to focus needed attention on work, our home and our dogs. Life doesn’t stop while your baby is in the hospital and the parking voucher gave us peace of mind while we were enduring the toughest moments of our lives. We’re forever grateful.”
-Bennet’s Mommy (Amy)
“The parking pass donated by the Jackson Chance Foundation was such a wonderful relief to us. It was so nice to not have to worry about parking expenses for part of our stay. Complimentary parking is such a wonderful gift, as it is one of the few things that can truly help NICU families. It gives parents one less worry when they are already so worried about their child.”
– Ann, Jeff, & Eleanor Pando
“Once someone gave us the free parking it changed our lives. It took away a stress.”
-Terry Meghie, father of Jackson Chance
“As we spent 75 days in the NICU with Nolan, the cost of parking was always in the back of our mind. With all the worries NICU families have, paying for parking should not be one of them. This is an amazing gift the Jackson Chance Foundation is providing. What may seem like just a small comfort will make a world of difference.
-Kelly & Nolan
To whom it may concern:
The neonatal intensive care unit at Ann & Robert A. Lurie Children’s Hospital (formally known as Children’s Memorial Hospital) has a long standing track record of caring for the most critically ill babies in the Chicago metropolitan area. This past June we moved from our Lincoln Park location to join the Streeterville campus of Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine. High parking and public transportation cost often hinders the ability of parents to visit their babies who often required months of the highest level of neonatal intensive care. The initiative to fully fund parents transportation cost will remove the major barrier to parental visitation. More frequent hospital visits will facilitate parental-infant bonding, encourage timely communication with the medical team, and reduce parental anxiety.
James W. Collins, MD
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Pediatric Residency Training Program
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
Feinberg School of Medicine
TO: The Jackson Chance Foundation
Many thanks for your thoughtful gesture to help our NICU families better cope with parking issues. So sorry to learn of Jackson’s passing and your work here in his home will touch many little ones on the future.