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Foundation News

Foundation News

Howard E. Covington Jr.’s new book brings to life ‘The People and Hospitals that Became Appalachian Regional Healthcare System’

In captivating detail, Covington goes on to reveal the innermost thoughts, dreams and struggles of the High Country’s most influential healthcare visionaries. Thanks to people like Isaac “Ike” Garfield Greer, Richard Sparks, Dougherty, Tufts, and countless others, patients no longer need to leave the mountain for their healthcare needs. These brave men and women laid the foundation for what is today the Appalachian Regional Healthcare System. Read More: Howard E. Covington Jr.’s new book brings to life ‘The People and Hospitals that Became Appalachian Regional Healthcare System’

Golf Tournament raises $36K for Seby B. Jones Regional Cancer Center

The 45th Annual Grover C. Robbins, Jr. Memorial Golf Tournament was held at Elk River Club on Monday, September 11, 2017. The event raised more than $36,500 to benefit the Seby B. Jones Regional Cancer Center. Sandi Cassidy, Director of Oncology Services, stated, “I cannot express the depth of…

13th annual Pretty in Pink event provides mammograms in Avery County

July 18, 2017 Appalachian Regional Healthcare System’s 13th Annual Pretty in Pink event was held on June 16, 2017 at Linville Ridge Country Club. Nearly 200 women from the surrounding areas gathered for a luncheon and fashion show in support of providing free, first-time mammograms to uninsured…

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Support Cancer Care

Support Cancer Care

Thank you for your support of Appalachian Regional Healthcare Foundation. Your gift to the Radiation Oncology Capital Project will help to enhance our technology, reduce treatment time, and improve outcomes for our patients.

 

Help improve cancer care in the High Country

The Seby B. Jones Regional Cancer Center, consisting of medical oncology and radiation oncology is an important part of the Appalachian Regional Healthcare System.  In an effort to provide the best care possible, we are excited to announce new technology enhancements to Seby B. Jones Regional Cancer Center that are already improving outcomes and providing state-of-the-art cancer care to our community.

1.5 Million

to fund the new CT machine and Linear Accelerator upgrade for high clarity images, radiation exposure reduction, and faster treatments

300 patients per year

receive cancer treatment at Seby B. Jones Regional Cancer Center

Additional local therapies

to accommodate more patients and ease anxiety when scheduling treatments

Reduced treatment time

The new Linear Accelerator Head Unit (LINAC) reduces treatment table time from 40 minutes to 10 minutes

The number of new cancer diagnoses at Watauga Medical Center between January 1, 2016 and May 31, 2017, based on patients’ county of residence

From top: New CT machine, new Linear Accelerator Head Unit (LINAC)

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Get Involved with ARHS Foundation

Get Involved with ARHS Foundation

pinnacle society The Appalachian Regional Healthcare Foundation invites interested contributors to join us in helping advance healthcare in the High Country. The generous gifts of our donors bring caring and hope into the lives of thousands of families each year in the high country.

Without the financial support of our donors, we could not have built improved facilities, enhanced patient care services, acquired advanced medical technology and retained the excellent caregivers that we have at Cannon Memorial Hospital and Watauga Medical Center. The Appalachian Regional Healthcare Foundation truly understands the invaluable gifts our donors provide, and see it has an honor to recognize them in any and every way possible.

Pinnacle describes those individuals who understand the importance of having access to superior healthcare and who illustrate the true spirit of philanthropy through their leadership gifts.

Members may elect to make their gifts unrestricted, allowing their philanthropic support to be used where the need is greatest. Or, they may designate that their support be restricted for use by a specific Appalachian Regional Healthcare System hospital or program for which they have a special affinity.

As the cumulative gifts of Pinnacles rise above $10,000, other levels of membership are recognized. The Foundation’s highest honor, the Summit recognizes individuals whose cumulative giving has reached 1,000,000 or more.

The Pinnacle Society gratefully acknowledges members who have made a commitment to the Foundation of $10,000 or more, payable over 10 years or less. The Pinnacle Society Recognition Dinner is held annually to welcome new members and to report on the achievements made possible by their generosity.

We appreciate each and every gift and are grateful for the support of all of our donors who give annually, frequently, or make a one-time donation to the Foundation. We look forward to your participation as a partner in the Pinnacle Society.

Giving Levels:

  • Summit: $1,000,000 +
  • Apex: $500,000 – $999,999
  • Peak: $250,000 – $499,999
  • Ridge: $100,000 – $249,999
  • Cliff: $25,000 – $99,999
  • Range: $10,000 – $24,999

For more information, call (828) 262-4391.