Foundation – Leesburg

For more than 45 years, the UF Health Leesburg Hospital Foundation has helped raise the necessary funds to purchase equipment and technology, complete construction projects, provide additional programs and services, and reach out into the community in a variety of ways. The Foundation funds scholarships for men and women pursuing health care careers and those looking to further their education in health-related fields.

Donors come from all walks of life and give for many different reasons. Each gift is important, no matter how large or small. Charitable contributions to the UF Health Leesburg Hospital Foundation are tax deductible.

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Our members are passionate about health care and this community. They use their power as philanthropists to move medicine forward.

Leesburg main entrance

Foundation development team

Foundation board members

  • Josh Gonzales, chair
  • Andrew LoFaro, 1st vice chair
  • Lori Davis, 2nd vice chair
  • Bettye Stevens Coney
  • Dolores Geverink
  • Heath Nailos, JD
  • Amanda Patten
  • Dan Tatro
  • Gerry Tucker
  • David van de Velde
  • Lynne Winker, UF Health Central Florida advisory board rep.

Board emeritus

  • Patrick Grady
  • Blake Merrill


  • David R. Nelson, M.D., President & Chair, UF Health Board of Directors
  • Heather B. Long, Chief Executive Officer, UF Health Central Florida
  • Erica Lebo, MBA, Executive Director/Foundation President

Contact Us

701 N. Palmetto Street, Suite G
Leesburg, FL 34748

UF Health Leesburg Hospital Foundation is a private, not-for-profit organization and is a qualified charitable organization under section 501(C)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Our federal tax exemption number is 85-8012673154C-6.