Community Health Foundation, Inc. 

Established in 1987, Community Health Foundation, Inc. (CHF) is a private, nonprofit 501(c)3 that supports Community Health of South Florida, Inc. (CHI).


“Community Health Foundation will provide financial assistance and services by raising funds to support the efforts of Community Health of South Florida, Inc.  We need your support to help CHI build the much needed Children’s Crisis Center facility. Your contributions are greatly appreciated.” Sincerely, The Board of Directors, Community Health Foundation, Inc.

Nursing Scholarships

The CHI Foundation awards three nursing scholarships in the name of Ms. Helen B. Bentley. Each scholarship will be in the amount of $1,000. Helen B. Bentley Nursing Scholarships are awarded each year at the December meeting of the CHI Foundation.

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All too often, children in Miami-Dade and Monroe counties require health care treatment for issues dealing with abuse, depression, neglect, obesity, substance abuse, and emergency care. Additionally, many of these children cannot afford to pay for health care services. Community Health Foundation exists to help these and all children to live healthy, happy lives.

This year, the Community Health Foundation is committed to helping Community Health of South Florida, Inc. construct a Children’s Crisis Center to serve children in need. The Children’s Crisis Center project will be named in honor of CHI President Col. Brodes Hartley, Jr.’s late wife. It will hold the name of The Dr. Jacquelyn Hartley Children’s Crisis Center and be built next to the Doris Ison Health Center. We hope to raise $5 million.

The Children’s Crisis Center will operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and provide care to all children from 2 to 18 years of age. Help make a difference today by making a tax-deductible donation to the Community Health Foundation. Your involvement will help make South Florida a better community for our children. Of the nearly 60,000 residents served, CHI provided hope for more than 25,000 children in 2007.

Because of the quality, affordable and compassionate care that CHI brings to the community, South Florida’s uninsured and underinsured children can continue to live healthy lives.

Your annual support is needed to make this a reality.

Learn how your tax deductible gift can make a difference in these children’s lives.


Anthony Acevedo, Chairman
Dr. Helen Bhagwandin, 1st Vice Chairman
Dr. Freddie Young, 2nd Vice Chairman
Bob Feltman
Brodes Hartley, Jr.
Gustavo Hermida
Claudio Perez, Hon. DD
Enrique Flores
Laurinda Flores
Mark Streeter
Paul Herdsman
Roger Snyder
Arjun Saluja


Please make checks payable to:

Community Health Foundation, Inc.

10300 SW 216th St.

Miami, FL 33190-1099

(305) 252-4853

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