Save Young Lives with a Gift to Golisano Children’s Hospital

When it comes to supporting lifesaving pediatric health care, a gift to Golisano Children’s Hospital is the best way to make an impact. Help provide quality health care close to home for the children of Southwest Florida!


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Why Give? B. Thomas Golisano shares his story

Jim Nathan and B. Thomas Golisano celebrate with local children

Why Give? B. Thomas Golisano shares his story

B. Thomas Golisano, renowned entrepreneur and inspirational philanthropist, has touched the lives and hearts of countless people. A champion for children’s health, he made a groundbreaking $20 million gift to Lee Health in 2012 to ensure that children and their families have access to the highest quality life-saving pediatric care and a better and brighter future.

In recognition of his gift, the new dedicated children’s hospital was renamed Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida.

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Mr. Golisano’s generosity and commitment to excellence has helped ensure that the highest level of pediatric healthcare, specialty services and family-friendly amenities are available in one convenient location to children, grandchildren, and families close to home in Southwest Florida.

As the founder and Chairman of Paychex, Inc., one of the nation’s largest payroll and human resource service providers, the billion-dollar company now serves more than half a million businesses.

At the heart of his philanthropy is his belief in the potential of people and what they can accomplish with a shared passion and commitment. Three state-of-the-art children’s hospitals now bear his name. He also founded the B. Thomas Golisano Foundation, one of the nation’s largest private foundations devoted exclusively to supporting programs that help people with intellectual and developmental disabilities achieve their maximum potential.

Mr. Golisano’s compassionate and generous heart has turned possibilities into reality, transformed the communities he has touched, and inspired countless lives to believe in miracles.

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