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  • Novant Health Brunswick Medical Center Foundation

    Brunswick County, NC

  • Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center Foundation

    Forsyth County, NC

  • Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center Foundation

    Mecklenburg County, NC

  • Novant Health Rowan Medical Center Foundation

    Rowan County, NC

  • Novant Health Thomasville Medical Center Foundation

    Davidson County, NC

  • Novant Health New Hanover Regional Medical Center Foundation

    New Hanover County, NC


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.

Leaving a Legacy of Health

Alan T. Dickson was a co-founder of Ruddick Corporation, the former parent company of Harris Teeter Supermarkets and other subsidiaries. When he passed away in 2012, he left a lasting impact on the state of North Carolina. He invested in the region he loved through his support of healthcare, the arts, and education. That was especially true of his work as a founding member of … Continue reading Leaving a Legacy of Health »

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.  Sheila’s grandmother was a nurse. Sheila’s mother was a nurse. So it came as little surprise when Sheila chose nursing as her career path. She and her husband, Dan, championed for nurses and healthcare over the course of their 54-year marriage. When Sheila passed … Continue reading Sheila and Dan Saklad Help the Next Generation of Nurses  »

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.

Zeleka Benton, manager of community services in the greater Charlotte market, oversees the Novant Health Community Care Cruiser, a 40-foot mobile unit that provides on-site clinical care and support services to uninsured and underinsured patients.   

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.

Meeting Spiritual Needs

Chaplain Charles “Chan” Shaver has a heart for palliative patient care.

Becoming a Leader in Pediatric Care

When asked to name a nurse who personified the culture of caring at Novant Health Hemby Children’s Hospital during 2021, top leaders point to Morgan Hunt, RN, BSN, CPN.

Becoming a “System Thinker” to Enhance Care

One of the greatest assets in any healthcare organization is a practitioner who combines exceptional diagnostic skills with compassionate bedside manner.

‘This Is My Home.’

On Jan. 25, 2021, Grygorii was diagnosed with stage 3 Burkitt Lymphoma.

The One They Can Count On.

Gracie Davis has been a Novant Health team member for 31 years.

An Unexpected Path

Maurice Mouzon Jr. showed up to his first real dance class in basketball shorts and a T-shirt.

Making a Difference Every Day.

Phyllis Waddell has been a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) nurse for 40 years.

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