On Friday, Jan. 18, the University of Florida and UF Health announced a $20 million gift from the Lauren and Lee Fixel Family Foundation that will be used to establish the Norman Fixel Institute for Neurological Diseases at UF Health. The gift will be matched dollar for dollar by UF.
Numerous media outlets attended the announcement and here are some of the highlights from their coverage:
The Gainesville Sun: UF announces $40 million gift for neurology institute
The Independent Florida Alligator: UF Health neurology institute gets $20 million boost
The Chronicle of Philanthropy: A roundup of notable gifts
Philanthropy News Digest: Fixel Family Foundation Awards $20 Million for Neurological Institute
CBS4 News – WGFL: UF Health receives $20 million donation for neurology center