Named Funds

Dr. Frank Crim Compassion Fund for Children with Cancer

The Crim Fund was established in honor of Dr. Frank Crim by lifelong friends, Betty and Phil Bentley. The fund provides for the special needs of local children with cancer and blood disorders treated at Huntsville Hospital for Women & Children’s St. Jude Affiliate Clinic.

Melissa George Neonatal Memorial Fund

Amy and Chris George established the Melissa George Neonatal Memorial Fund in memory of their infant daughter Melissa Suzanne. The fund has raised more than $3.2 million since 2005 to purchase equipment for the NICU and to provide support for families of premature infants.

Liz Hurley Breast Cancer Fund

Liz Hurley established the Liz Hurley Breast Cancer Fund in 1999 to support programs that raise awareness about breast cancer. To date, more than $5 million has been raised to equip Huntsville Hospital and Madison Hospital Breast Centers with the latest diagnostic technology.

The Wells Clayton Whitworth Memorial Fund

The Wells Clayton Whitworth Memorial Fund was founded in 2018 by Kelley and Chad Whitworth, in memory of their son Wells. Wells was stillborn on June 11, 2018. Through this immeasurable pain and loss, Kelley and Chad are working to honor their son by providing financial assistance for burial and bereavement services for families in need after the loss of a newborn.




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