Appalachian Regional Healthcare Foundation
Our small mountain towns are home to the best healthcare facilities around. But we can do more. Together, we can increase access to top quality healthcare services that will enrich the lives of those who call these mountains home. We are a 501C3 nonprofit organization.
In December, 2019, Audra Wiseman, a medical surgical nurse at Charles A. Cannon Jr. Memorial Hospital in Linville, NC made the decision to donate a kidney to a local teacher. ARHS Foundation was able to care for Audra in the midst of her sacrifice.
Bonnie and Jamie Schaefer are joining together with their family, Marla Schaefer and Steve Weishoff, to give a three-million-dollar gift for the future Schaefer Family Patient Care Tower at Watauga Medical Center. Read More: ARHS names Schaefer Family Patient Care Tower in honor of lead gift
The Appalachian Regional Healthcare Foundation and Employee Assistance Program worked with generous businesses, organizations and individuals who have shown support through donations of supplies and food. Everyone at ARHS would like to say a hearty “THANK YOU.” Read More: ARHS thanks local businesses and organizations for outpouring of support
The Rehabilitation Center, the outpatient physical and occupational therapy arm of Watauga Medical Center, received a donation of a Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) device from the High Country Breast Cancer Foundation. Read More: The Rehabilitation Center in Boone receives donation for breast cancer treatment