National Jewish Health

About Us

National Jewish Health is the leading respiratory hospital in the nation. Founded 119 years ago as a nonprofit hospital, National Jewish Health today is the only facility in the world dedicated exclusively to groundbreaking medical research and treatment of patients with respiratory, cardiac, immune and related disorders. Our programs include Morgridge Academy, a free K-8 school on the National Jewish Health campus that serves chronically ill children.

Signature Events

Beaux Arts Ball
February 23, 2019
The Beaux Arts Ball is one of the most anticipated social galas in Denver. From entertainment and dancing, to a theme that transports more than 1,200 guests to another place and time, the annual event raises more than $2 million each year.

HOOPS & Hoopla
April 6, 2019
HOOPS & Hoopla is a fan’s night out to benefit Morgridge Academy. This outstanding event highlights the semifinals of the men’s college basketball playoffs and features games, prizes and a silent auction.

Night & Day National Jewish Health Golf Classic
Summer 2019
Golfers from across the nation participate in this annual two-day event, which begins on a Sunday evening with dinner at Shanahan’s, followed by a day of golf at the exclusive Sanctuary golf course in Sedalia, Colorado. The Night & Day Golf Classic benefits the National Jewish Health Morgridge Academy.

Young Professionals Party
Summer 2019
A spectacular night featuring craft cocktails, live music and bites from some of Denver’s hottest restaurants, along with a unique silent auction. This event continues to raise critical funds for Morgridge Academy at National Jewish Health.

Rev the Runway
Fall 2019
Denver’s newest luxury style event models the latest fashions and high-performance vehicles perfect for any occasion in the Mile High City. Rev the Runway elevates the traditional fashion show to one that makes any man’s or woman’s heart race and accelerates treatment and research at National Jewish Health.

For more on all of our events, contact Clem Connolly at 303-728-6546 or

Giving Opportunities

National Jewish Health relies on donations from individuals, families, companies and foundations to support its mission. All gifts make a difference in the fight against respiratory, cardiac, immune and related diseases. For more information, please contact 303-728-6591 or

Gift planning is a great way to support National Jewish Health and improve your financial outlook. A planned gift, such as a charitable gift annuity, can be a safe, low-risk investment for you and your loved ones. For more information or to make a planned gift, please contact Gordon Smith at 303-728-6549 or

Volunteer Opportunities

Since 1899, volunteers have been a key component of our hospital, providing ongoing and dedicated support to our physicians, staff, the patients we serve and their families.

To get involved, contact 303-398-1126 or