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Celebrating Remarkable Stories

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.

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.

She’s Helping Expectant Moms Find the Prenatal Care They Need

Novant Health is taking big steps to help close the disparity gap in maternal and infant health for minorities – and Kimberly Cifuentes is helping to pave the way. Working as a health educator in Charlotte since August, she’s striving to get pregnant women the early and adequate prenatal care they need. And deserve.

He Had a 1 to 2% Chance of Survival. But the ICU Team Would Not Give Up.

At 77, Nick Rizos was a local legend in Kernersville. The patriarch of a close-knit Greek family had immigrated to the U.S in his 20s seeking greater opportunities. He opened his first Olympic Family Restaurant in Kernersville in 1979. Rizos cooked, managed the business and loved talking with customers, especially about sports. He was an inspiration to his daughter Zoe, who worked in his diners growing up and now owns two restaurants of her own. 

20 Years of Caring for Kids in Charlotte – When They Need It Most

When the Novant Health pediatrics emergency room in Charlotte opened on July 27, 2003, Dr. Sara Steelman, a Midwesterner who’d moved to the South for this job, was there to work the very first shift in Charlotte’s first pediatric ER. 

A 10-year-old girl takes on cancer: ‘You just gotta do it.’

Family foundation pays it forward with a $500,000 gift to Hemby Children’s Hospital.

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.

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. 

She started in housekeeping. Now she’s almost a nurse.

Mobility program, a dictionary and endless grit got her on path to being an RN.

‘I Needed Somebody to Believe in Me’ and Then They Did.

Mentoring program looks for ways to keep college students on track.

Cultivating Impactful Pediatric Neurology Services in Charlotte 

If you want to build a good program in healthcare, the first thing you need to do is find a good person to get things up and running.

Humanizing Healthcare. 

Christopher Isenhour, MD, is an expert problem solver.  

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.

Holistic Transformations. 

Donna Greene has spent 23 years helping community members in Salisbury, North Carolina.

The Tiny Warrior

At just 4 weeks old, Sawyer Long was diagnosed with infantile fibrosarcoma.

‘You Fight for Gabriel.’

Gabe was born on Jan. 12, 2012, via emergency C-section. Stephanie saw him for the first time four days later in the NICU at Hemby Children’s Hospital.

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