The Junior League of Nashville committed to a $1.5 million donation to Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt Tuesday.
The money will be used to care for children with sickle cell disease and asthma and help establish the Junior League Sickle Cell Disease and Asthma Program.
The program, located at the Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Center in Nashville, will be devoted to caring for patients with sickle cell disease and asthma.
A celebration was held at 10 a.m. Tuesday.
Patients and families attended the event which included a puppet show hosted by the Nashville Public Library.