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Jeff Gordon’s Children’s Foundation Joins Forces with PAF to Help Children Experiencing Healthcare Challenges


February 26, 2014 – Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) is pleased to announce
the receipt of a contribution from the Promise Circle of the Jeff
Gordon Children’s Foundation that will have direct and immediate impact for our
nation’s youth dealing with cancer. As a measure of confidence in the
high-quality individualized case management services provided to children in
need the Jeff Gordon Children’s Foundation is providing assistance geared to
help PAF alleviate healthcare challenges faced by children and their families
across the nation.

Core to the mission of Jeff Gordon’s Children Foundation is a commitment to
improve access to needed medical treatment for children and bolster the family
support programs that improve a patients quality of life during treatment. PAF
has a proven history of providing quality services to chronically ill children
and their families in which its professional case managers successfully resolve
complex issues that frequently obscure access to medical services. “By
alleviating common hurdles faced by many families of children with cancer,
including those issues surrounding insurance and financial debt crisis, PAF and
Jeff Gordon’s Children’s Foundation are working to improve access and ensure no
child is prevented from getting care, “ stated Beth Patterson, President of
Mission Delivery for PAF. “We are extremely honored to receive this charitable
donation and to further our commitment to ensure children and their families get
the support they need.” The funds will help sustain the quality patient services
provided to pediatric and young patients and help meet the increased demand from
the patient community.

Patient Advocate Foundation served a total of 109,147 patients last year
throughout all 50 states. PAF is a national non-profit organization that
provides sustained case management services to patients who are facing
healthcare access issues as a result of their diagnosis of a chronic, life
threatening or debilitating illnesses.

About Jeff Gordon Children’s Foundation

Four-time NASCAR Cup Series champion, Jeff Gordon combined determination, hard
work and decades of experience to achieve an unparalleled roster of victories in
the sport of racing. Jeff’s other passion is off the track in his philanthropic
efforts to support pediatric cancer research, treatment and patient support
programs through Jeff Gordon Children’s Foundation.

The vision of the Jeff Gordon Children’s Foundation is that there will be a day
when no child will face the uncertainty of cancer, and that successful
treatments will not result in negative, long-term effects. Until we reach this
day we remain steadfast in raising public awareness and much needed funding for
childhood cancer research. What started as a small project driven by one special
child has grown into an organization that has raised more than $14 million for
children's health organizations since its establishment 15 years ago.