Breast Health Awareness Month
Together, during Breast Health Awareness Month, we remember the fighters, celebrate the survivors and give thanks to all of our community supporters. One in eight women will be affected by breast cancer within their lifetime. Early detection can save lives. Join us in supporting long, healthy lives by giving the gift of a mammogram today. Get a mammogram. Give a mammogram.
For more than a year now, Americans have put regular healthcare needs on hold.
Armanda O’Leary and her family know firsthand what it means to persevere through the highs and lows of personal health. They have experienced breast cancer, severe COVID-19 complications and devastating job loss. Now, they’re using their story of resilience to support essential breast healthcare for women in need through the Novant Health Foundation mammography fund.
She was 42 years old at the time of her diagnosis — a successful financial adviser and a married mother of two girls, ages 11 and 14. She had the life she thought she wanted. Then, she found a lump and was thrust into a battle with stage 2 breast cancer.
Blythe Leonard is the CEO and founder of Blythe Leonard LLC and BL Maker’s Market. The Thomasville native is on a mission to help her community thrive by increasing small business ownership and community-oriented events.
The 23rd annual John Campbell Memorial Golf Classic benefiting the Glenn A. Kiser Hospice House has been canceled
Karen Morning Roseboro, chief officer for choice and magnet schools for Winston-Salem Forsyth County Schools, is celebrating four years as a breast cancer survivor, and her journey began with her first-ever mammogram at the age of 40.
Novant Health Cancer Prevention, Education and Early Detection team receives $10k grant from the National Breast Cancer Foundation for breast health services.
Eight years ago, Susan Pfefferkorn went in for a routine mammogram at Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center. Susan was no stranger to breast cancer. She’d lost a college friend to the disease back in the 1980s, and her mother had been diagnosed post-menopause. As a result, Susan had always been proactive.
The first time Tammy Coulter was diagnosed with cancer, she had no signs or symptoms. A routine mammogram had turned up stage 0 ductal carcinoma — a cancer she couldn’t see or touch.
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.
Joseph Stringfellow, MD, joins families and gives back.
Amy Maher has found passion in the potential to help more donors make an impact in her new role.
Emely Varela Salvador is an energetic, little girl of five-and-a-half years old.
When L. Eugene Daugherty, MD, came to Novant Health Hemby Children Hospital in 2017, peers and acquaintances would ask him where he worked. When he told them, he was surprised to learn many hadn’t heard of the hospital.
The Kiwanis Club of Mecklenburg is built around a simple motto: improving the world one child at a time.
Breastfeeding is hard for many moms, but a local program is here to help.
When Fran Salone-Pelletier and her husband Jean Pelletier moved to Shallotte, North Carolina in 1987, they thought they were going to enjoy the quiet life.
Sharon Harrington discusses the profound impact of planned giving
The day before Ale Skinkle died, she paid a visit to the infusion center at Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center.
Recently, there was a mother at Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center.
Brian Canavan brings passion, community focus to philanthropy
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On Mon., Oct. 11, we had a lively and informative discussion on “Resilience, Recovery, Rebuild: Reimagining Charlotte’s Economy Amid COVID-19.”
We at Novant Health are humbled by the outpouring of support during this crisis. We want to say thank you to everyone who has sent messages of hope, donations of food, masks and medical equipment. And to every individual, family, and business who have given so generously to the Hope for Remarkable Team Aubergine Fund (formerly the Novant Health COVID-19 Disaster Relief Fund), THANK YOU!
Walgreens customers will now have the opportunity to donate to Novant Health Hemby Children’s Hospital.
2020 was the year COVID-19 took center stage, but with your help we’re fighting back and making 2021 the year we rise above.
Nursing is more than a career. It’s a chance to make a difference. Since COVID-19 began, nurses have worked tirelessly to care for others in unprecedented times.
We are here to help you learn more about the vaccine and make an informed decision when it is your turn to get vaccinated.
Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center Foundation received a $22,000 grant from the Colon Cancer Coalition through money raised at a Get Your Rear in Gear® event in Winston-Salem.
Virginia Wellington Cabot Foundation grants $25,000 to Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center to fund COVID-19 immunizations and infection prevention
Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center Foundation received a $25,000 grant from the Virginia Wellington Cabot Foundation to fund immunizations, translation services and COVID-19 infection prevention supplies aboard the Novant Health Community Care Cruiser.
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.
Campaign & partner highlights
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.
Our generous partners include private, corporate and family foundations, as well as companies and government agencies.
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.
Thank you to the Brunswick Sheriff’s Charitable Foundation for a grant funding the “A Path Forward” program for behavioral health care and addiction treatment.
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.