Reflections on an Unprecedented Year
Read the letters below from Novant Health and foundation leadership as we look back on the heroism and hardships brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. Our team members braved every unexpected challenge with open hearts and ready hands, leading to extraordinary tales of problems solved, unforgettable moments, fearless resolve and lives transformed.
2020: A Year in Review
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2020 Philanthropic Summary
Together, we fought a pandemic. Together, we gave hope. Together, we cared. Together, we grew. Together, we took a stand.
In addition to the community supporting our team, our team has supported one another once again through Giving. Serving. Together., our fundraising campaign for team members, despite the hardships of 2020. Team members gave more than $1.2 million to support each other and local nonprofits.
Celebrating Remarkable Stories
Join us in celebrating our healthcare heroes and the remarkable impact made by Novant Health Foundation team members in 2020, right here in our community.
Kim Henderson has an impressive track record of success in helping people and businesses invest their dollars in an impactful way.
When Angela Davis was 18 years old, she met a nurse who changed her life. She was living in Sumter, South Carolina, and had just given birth to her first child.
Kip Clark once delivered a baby in the front seat of a Honda Accord. When you work in public safety, stories like that are par for the course.
When Judy Caswell was diagnosed with stage 3 colorectal cancer in May 2016, she couldn’t believe it.
From as early as she can remember, Ophelia Garmon-Brown, MD, has wanted to be a doctor. Her inspiration stemmed from personal tragedy: She lost her father to encephalitis at the age of 2.
The day before Ale Skinkle died, she paid a visit to the infusion center at Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center.
When you ask Rob Stumbo about the most poignant moment in his nursing career, he takes you back to 2018, when he was standing on the helipad of Novant Health Brunswick Medical Center in the hours immediately after Hurricane Florence had battered the surrounding community.
Shannel Newton believes serving the community can change your life.
Dr. Patricia Flowers was religious about her mammograms. She had been since she turned 32. Then, in the summer of 2014, she found a lump in her breast. Her annual mammogram was just a few weeks away, but she decided to move it up.
In September and October, all Novant Health team members were invited to participate in our corporate-wide team member giving campaign, Giving. Serving. Together. Because of their generosity, we collectively pledged $1,443,683.16 to local nonprofit community partners and Novant Health regional foundations. By donating 28 percent more than we did last year, this year marks our most successful Giving. Serving. Together. campaign ever. Our team member’s contributions … Continue reading Together we pledged to give more than $1.4 million through Giving. Serving. Together.
Optimism makes a huge difference in the lives of others.
Sharon Harrington discusses the profound impact of planned giving