$10 million gift from Michael Jordan funds two clinics in his N.C. hometown

COVID-19 vaccine at Novant Health

Help us improve access to lifesaving healthcare in the fight against the coronavirus

A thank you from Ann Caulkins for supporting our healthcare heroes

Black History Month

Together, during Black History Month, we celebrate our remarkable Black team members and community members.

Her heart is in helping others

December 17, 2020

With the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, there has been an increased focus on improving health equity in our communities. For Sandy Charles, MD, however, that objective has been top of mind her whole life.

Rayvon Mitchell is on a mission

September 30, 2020

Of all the things the COVID-19 pandemic has taken away, Rayvon Mitchell misses hugs the most. Mitchell, a certified nursing assistant, works as a curbside assistant at Novant Health Derrick L. Davis Cancer Institute.

‘When I’m there, Novant Health is there, too’

August 31, 2020

When you walk into the kitchen of Novant Health Kernersville Medical Center, you might find a cup of coffee, a cookie or a sandwich. But if James Blount is there, you’ll find something else when you need it most: a friend.

Courage in action

July 24, 2020

As the social justice movement is gaining momentum, many organizations are asking themselves an important question: How do you embed diversity and inclusion as part of your mission, vision, values and brand?

Caring for those who care for us

April 15, 2020

What happens when a critical care nurse on the front lines of COVID-19 is also a mother to a son with special needs.

Stories of remarkable care

At Novant Health Foundation, we're on a mission to engage and connect donors 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.

Activating joy

February 18, 2021

Dana Casson has one goal: to help patients and families find joy in helping others.

Impact, in numbers and stories

January 27, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on Novant Health team members — and not only those on the front lines.

Courtney Wilson: Keeping the faith

January 27, 2021

Courtney Wilson remembers when she got the call. The health of the patient was beginning to decline quickly.

A conversation with John Hart

January 27, 2021

John Hart grew up on 472 acres of farmland in Rowan County, and his memories of that time are vivid and blissful.

Meet ‘the mindful heart doctor’

January 13, 2021

Well before COVID-19 hit, a different kind of epidemic was impacting physicians across the country — a rampant and, at times, debilitating state of burnout.

‘Together, we can win this race’

December 28, 2020

When Judy Caswell was diagnosed with stage 3 colorectal cancer in May 2016, she couldn’t believe it.

‘It changes your outlook’

December 28, 2020

Allan Cheatham believes in taking care of people and giving back to the community where he lives and owns a business.

‘Here, we’re family’

December 28, 2020

When Jennifer James applied to work as a certified nursing assistant back in February, she was determined to get the job.

Brave Beginnings provides lifesaving incubator to support premature babies at Novant Health Hemby Children’s Hospital neonatal intensive care unit

December 23, 2020

Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center Foundation was awarded a $43,563.13 grant from Brave Beginnings.

Everyone treats me like extended family

December 23, 2020

Claudia Zorn Schaefer has long been an ardent believer in supporting her community through advocacy.

Supporting a healthy community

December 22, 2020

This holiday season, Pinnacle Financial Partners wanted to help provide vital resources in the Thomasville community.

Her heart is in helping others

December 17, 2020

With the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, there has been an increased focus on improving health equity in our communities. For Sandy Charles, MD, however, that objective has been top of mind her whole life.

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.

Connect with us to learn more, or donate now to help save lives, leave a legacy and make a difference.

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$10 million gift from Michael Jordan will fund two Novant Health clinics in his N.C. hometown

February 15, 2021

On Feb. 15, Novant Health and Michael Jordan announced a $10 million gift to open two medical clinics in New Hanover County on the southeastern coast of North Carolina.

COVID-19 vaccine at Novant Health

January 15, 2021

We are here to help you learn more about the vaccine and make an informed decision when it is your turn to get vaccinated.

A farewell from Rick Parker, a lifelong advocate for health

December 14, 2020

As some of you may know, I am retiring at the end of this year after 39 years. My wife, Janet, and I have been blessed with four grandchildren, with another one on the way in April.

Q4 newsletter: A remarkable end to a remarkable year

December 11, 2020

As we approach the end of a year like no other, I find myself filled with gratitude for the incredible dedication of our team members at Novant Health.

Celebrate your loved ones with a lifesaving gift in their honor

December 10, 2020

This holiday season we extend our warmest greetings and best wishes for a healthy New Year full of happiness and hope.

An evening with John Hart via Zoom

December 3, 2020

Join us for an evening with John Hart, New York Times bestselling author. Proceeds benefit the Novant Health Wallace Cancer Institute – Cancer Survivor Fund.

New harness for Neuroscience Center makes patient recovery faster and safer

November 30, 2020

The Neuroscience Center of Excellence is home for our rehabilitation team members, who work with patients recovering from strokes, brain injuries, spinal cord injuries and amputations.

Celebrating the transformation of Novant Health Cancer Institute and the generosity that made it possible

November 30, 2020

Your donations have helped us transform the Novant Health Cancer Institute, located at Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center.

Nurse navigators make a difference for our patients because of you

November 30, 2020

Nurse navigators support cancer patients and their caregivers through every stage of their journey, starting after a diagnosis. They answer questions, translate the doctor’s instructions and serve as their advocate before, during and after treatment.

Virtual Garden Party Raises $62,000 to Support New Mothers

November 30, 2020

The Women’s Council held the first virtual Garden Party, “Here Comes the Sun,” in June and raised $62,000 for Family Connects, a home visit program for new mothers in Forsyth and Davidson counties.

Your support helps nurses continue their education

November 30, 2020

The Cindy Jarrett-Pulliam Nursing Excellence fund provides financial assistance for Novant Health nurses in Winston-Salem.

Welcome new team members

November 30, 2020

We are delighted to welcome two new team members: Carolyn Fuller and Caroline Wolfe.

2019 annual report

Your gifts demonstrate a real, lasting dedication to the health and well-being of our patients, their families and our communities. Donors across Novant Health support breast screenings, oncology initiatives, updated equipment and technology, improved access to behavioral health and other programs, as well as new buildings and facility upgrades.

Read our annual reports online to see how contributions raised were put to use in 2019.

$3,338,173
grant funding received

$6,803,732
total gifts

$12,616,125
total new commitments

Campaign & partner highlights

Located across the southeast, each of our regional foundations focus on the critical needs in five areas: Infants & childrenCancerHeart & vascularStroke & neurosciences and Research & education.

Our generous partners include private, corporate and family foundations, as well as companies and government agencies.

Campaign highlight

Our healthcare professionals are suiting up every day ready for battle, rising up as heroes to serve our communities in their time of greatest need. Your support will help us continue to provide lifesaving care.

Partner highlight

Novant Health Brunswick Medical Center Foundation received a grant from the Brunswick Sheriff’s Charitable Foundation to fund the “A Path Forward” program for behavioral health care and addiction treatment.

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Find your regional foundation

Novant Health’s network consists of more than 1,500 physicians and over 26,000 team members who provide care at over 470 locations, including 14 medical centers and hundreds of outpatient facilities and physician clinics. Headquartered in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, the health system cares for more than 4.4 million patients annually in North Carolina, Virginia, South Carolina and Georgia.

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Give care. Give hope. Give now.

Our healthcare professionals are suiting up every day ready for battle, rising up as heroes to serve our communities in their time of greatest need. Your support on Giving Tuesday Now, May 5, 2020, will help us continue to provide lifesaving care.

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A Path Forward: Leading Brunswick communities toward better behavioral health

We are committed to providing the treatment, outreach programs and community education necessary to meet this dangerous crisis head-on.
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Power of philanthropy


$13,877,346
invested

supporting 649 locations, 
including

15 medical centers across the Novant Health footprint

* 2018 data

Our foundations engage and connect donors to Novant Health programs and initiatives that save lives and improve the health of the communities we serve.

Located across the southeast, each of our regional foundations focus on the critical needs in five areas: Infants & children, Cancer, Heart & vascular, Stroke & neurosciences and Research & education.

Donate now

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