Power of Philanthropy

Novant Health Foundation's philanthropic efforts inspire giving that supports programs and initiatives having direct patient impact. Through the generous support of individuals, families, companies and grant-making institutions, we aid Novant Health in its mission to improve the health of our communities, one person at a time.

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Stories of Remarkable Care

At Novant Health Foundation, we're on a mission to engage and connect philanthropic partners to Novant Health programs and initiatives that save lives and improve the health of the communities we serve. Read our stories below to learn more about how remarkable care is transforming Novant Health communities, and please don't hesitate to reach out and share your story.

Cruiser Provides COVID-19 Care to Our Community.

The Novant Health Community Care Cruiser, a 40-foot mobile unit, provides care in the greater Charlotte market.

Sheila and Dan Saklad Help the Next Generation of Nurses 

Sheila Saklad’s life was shaped by a passion for nursing — a passion that continues to touch the lives of others. 

Leaving a Lasting Legacy

Alan T. Dickson left a lasting impact on the state of North Carolina through his love and support of healthcare, the arts, and education.

Supporting Health Equity

Through the Health Equity Fund at Novant Health, you can support strategic initiatives spanning the breadth of healthcare access, housing, education, addiction, mental health, economic development and so much more.

Brittney Weems

When Brittney Weems moved from Alabama to Winston-Salem at the age of 23, she was completely on her own, unsure of just about everything and excited to be changing the direction of her life.

Avery Hall

Avery Hall smiles when he talks about his happy childhood in the small town of Gainesville, Georgia, where his mother made the best of limited means while insisting her children develop the values and habits to be successful. “We lived in public housing, but life was good because we had faith in ourselves and compassion for others,” he said.

Wilmington’s First Novant Health Michael Jordan Family Medical Clinic

When the Novant Health Michael Jordan Family Medical Clinic held its ribbon-cutting May 7, it celebrated being the first clinic of its kind in Wilmington, creating a direct avenue for health care in a community that needs it.

News and Events

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Wilmington’s First Community Care Cruiser Takes to the Streets

“Keep your eyes peeled for the big, purple bus – it’s like a big, purple hug.”

That’s advice from Elizabeth Forte, the transcultural health manager at Novant Health New Hanover Regional Medical Center, on how to spot Wilmington’s first Community Care Cruiser. The cruiser is a 38-foot mobile health unit that will help to bring health care to community members right where they are, creating a new avenue of care for those who need it.

She’ll Be Supporting Moms at New Kernersville Maternity Program

Night after night, 12-year-old Jessica Thornton watched the nurses in action. She spent a lot of time at her friend’s side as he recovered from surgery after surgery to address genetic complications.

Novant Health Recognized for Food Insecurity Campaign, Novant Health Nourishes

Novant Health received The Cigna Group’s Health Equity Action Gold Award, the highest honor, for work addressing food insecurity in the greater Winston-Salem area through Novant Health Nourishes, a campaign designed to address food insecurity in partnership with the Novant Health Foundation.

Cancer survivor pays-it-forward with gift of virtual reality headsets

At the Novant Health Wallace Cancer Institute in Salisbury, patients using virtual reality headsets have a new way to help them through infusion treatments and diagnostic imaging.

Novant Health and New Hanover Regional Medical Center Celebrate Beginning of Partnership

Novant Health and New Hanover Regional Medical Center (NHRMC) are celebrating the beginning of their partnership.

Expanding Breast Health for All

The $15 million investment project, Novant Health Agnes Binder Weisiger Breast Health Center, will expand the current breast health center to 13,500 square-feet and function as a brand-new, stand-alone and comprehensive breast health center.

Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center Foundation receives $8,000 grant from the Hemophilia Alliance Foundation

Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center Foundation has been awarded an $8,000 grant from the Hemophilia Alliance Foundation.

Providing Pediatric Emergency Services Close to Home

Martin Truex Jr. Foundation and Novant Health break grounds to better meet the needs of the fast-growing community.

Duty and Sacrifice

Veterans Day is a time to remember those who have served our country and those who continue to sacrifice for their fellow Americans.

Resilience, Recovery, Rebuild: Reimagining Charlotte’s Economy Amid COVID-19

On Mon., Oct. 11, we had a lively and informative discussion on “Resilience, Recovery, Rebuild: Reimagining Charlotte’s Economy Amid COVID-19.” 

Thank You from Ann Caulkins, President, Novant Health Foundation

We at Novant Health are humbled by the outpouring of support during this crisis.

‘You are a statistic of one’

Sherry Pollex was healthy — or so she thought. She exercised and ate well. She was young and active. Her only bouts of illness were the occasional cold or sore throat.

Find Your Regional Foundation

The Novant Health network consists of more than 2,400 physicians and over 37,000 employees that provide care at more than 800 locations, including 18 medical centers and hundreds of outpatient facilities and physician clinics. Headquartered in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Novant Health is committed to making health care remarkable for patients and communities, serving more than 5 million patients annually.

  • Novant Health Brunswick Medical Center Foundation

    Bolivia, NC

  • Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center Foundation

    Winston-Salem, NC

  • Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center Foundation

    Charlotte, NC

  • Novant Health Rowan Medical Center Foundation

    Salisbury, NC

  • Novant Health Thomasville Medical Center Foundation

    Thomasville, NC

  • Novant Health New Hanover Regional Medical Center Foundation

    Wilmington, NC

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