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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.

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Photo: Donna and Grandson Wyatt

Seeing me and not my Cancer

In 2019, The ARHS Foundation helped bring the new PAXMAN Scalp Cooling System to the Seby B. Jones Regional Cancer Center. Donna Sluder was able to keep 75% of her hair throughout chemotherapy. And she was able to keep her privacy.

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Cannon Memorial Hospital nurse donates kidney to save a teacher’s life

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.

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Dinora Hernandez Latino Health Program

ARHS Latino Health Program delivers food

LHP distributed food to its clients as part of a unique partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The USDA provided Watauga County LHP clients with boxes of food containing meat, vegetables, and dairy products.

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Photo: Donna and Grandson Wyatt

Seeing me and not my Cancer

In 2019, The ARHS Foundation helped bring the new PAXMAN Scalp Cooling System to the Seby B. Jones Regional Cancer Center. Donna Sluder was able to keep 75% of her hair throughout chemotherapy. And she was able to keep her privacy.

Read More