Our mission is to help families tackle childhood cancer by providing comprehensive financial, emotional and practical support. From diagnosis to recovery and beyond, we are part of the team, allowing parents to solely focus on their child’s well being. Our goal is to BE THERE for parents facing the unthinkable so they can be there for their families.

Meet Our Families

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“It took less than a week and a check was sent on our behalf (for assistance) and we are very grateful. We were not in a position to deal with our expenses.”

Pat and Rick, Evan’s Parents

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“It’s so good to know that the Jay Fund is there because it took a lot off my mind so I could focus on what was important – Courtney. The Jay Fund is there when you need them, no questions asked. I am forever grateful.”

Janice, Courntey’s Mom

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“The Jay Fund made a little boy very happy with parties and tickets to see the Jaguars play. Just to see my son’s face…WOW!”

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“Thanks to the support provided by the Jay Fund, we were able to spend precious time with Lyla that would not have been possible without their help. It was time that we would have never had and time that we will never get back, and we will be forever grateful for the Jay Fund’s help.”

Ryan and Sarah, Lyla’s parents

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“Our daughter, Whitney, has had to battle cancer two times already in her 13 years. Both times, my wife had to take time off work to take her to the many hospital visits. It is a relief to know there is a foundation like this to financially help out families with critically ill children.”

Tracy, Whitney’s Dad

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“If it were not for the Jay Fund, there are times that our family would not have had a meal to eat, or even electricity, water phone or gas for our car to take Danielle to the doctor.”

Melinda, Danielle’s Mom

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“We are just one of the many families that have been helped by the Jay Fund. The help they provided us allowed us to focus on being a family. We could be in the hospital with er 24 hours a day and not worry about losing our home. Knowing we had assistance made so many other decisions easier.”

Pete, Savannah’s Dad

How We Help

From paying household bills to giving professional financial guidance, you’d be surprised at all the ways Jay Fund helps take the financial and emotional burden off families.

 

Upcoming Events

JayFund_celebgolf_Logo_CMYK-150x150 2014 Celebrity Golf Classic
May 18, 2014

Celebrity Golf Classic Dinner, Auction and Tournament One of the First Coast’s premier golf fundraising events, the Celebrity Golf Classic brings Tom Coughlin and his celebrity friends to Jacksonville like no other. “We plan to create a team that will aid children who need it most” describes Coach Coughlin. “Since its inception the Jay Fund […]

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Recent News

Jay Fund to Receive NYU Club Award
April 16, 2014

The NYU Graduate Sports Business Society will present the Tom Coughlin Jay Fund Foundation with the Lauren Beam Philanthropy Award at their 7th Annual Sports Business Society Awards on April 28th in New York City. According to the NYU Graduate Sports Business Society, “The NYU Graduate Sports Business Society Lauren Beam Philanthropy Award recognizes extraordinary leadership, personal commitment, and exceptional […]

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