June 2, 2022 – The Broward Health Foundation raised more than $900,000 at the Mohsin and Fauzia Jaffer Foundation ninth annual Broward Health Ball presented by DPR Construction.

(Left to Right) Robert Birdsong, chair of Broward Health Foundation, and Scott Ford, President of Broward Health Foundation

This is the largest amount of money raised in the history of the Broward Health Ball, which was held May 14 at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood.

The donations will further enhance patient care and services at Broward Health. Notable donations from the night included a $50,000 naming of the Cardiac Echo Lab at Broward Health Medical Center by Rita Case, and $25,000 contributions for naming rights of patient rooms in the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit at Broward Health Medical Center by Ray Berry, a member of the North Broward Hospital District Board of Commissioners; Dr. George and Amber Dreszer; Mohsin & Fauzia Jaffer Foundation; Beatriz and Albert Miniaci, and Dr. Tiffany Di Pietro and David Di Pietro, Esq.

NBC 6 anchor Jawan Strader served as the emcee for the record-breaking fundraiser.

“We are deeply grateful for all of the generous donors and sponsors who helped us reach a historic first for the Broward Health Ball,” said Scott Ford, President of Broward Health Foundation. “Our incredible circle of philanthropists returned after a two-year hiatus brought on by the pandemic to help us ensure that we can provide game-changing healthcare for all in Broward County. I couldn’t be happier with the outcome for our patients and our community.”

More than 600 people attended the exhilarating “Night of Cirque” event, which was emceed by NBC 6 anchor Jawan Strader.

Rita Case donated $50,000 for the naming of the Cardiac Echo Lab at Broward Health Medical Center

The event’s title sponsor was Mohsin & Fauzia Jaffer Foundation, it was presented by DPR Construction and hosted by Pediatrix Medical Group and Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Hollywood.

To become a supporter of Broward Health Foundation, visit BrowardHealthFoundation.org.


The Broward Health Foundation’s mission is to improve the health of its community by providing resources to promote, support, and enhance the programs and initiatives of Broward Health. Broward Health is one of the 10 largest public healthcare systems in the nation.