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Cash or Check
Please make your check payable to Appalachian Regional Healthcare Foundation. Indicate your gift restriction in the memo section of the check. If there is nothing noted in the memo section, your gift will be processed as an unrestricted gift. Mail your gift to the following address:
Appalachian Regional Healthcare Foundation
PO Box 2600
Boone, NC 28607
Annual Giving

Annual Gifts provide ongoing support for the many services, programs, equipment and education at Charles A. Cannon, Jr. Memorial Hospital and Watauga Medical Center. These gifts ensure the Foundation’s purpose – to assist ARHS in ensuring that its patients have access to advanced healthcare, that its caregivers have access to advanced medical resources and technologies, and that its donors realize great satisfaction in bringing the very best possible healthcare to individuals in the High Country.

Annual gifts may be unrestricted as to their use to support programs and areas of ARHS where the need is greatest; or, restricted in its use for specific equipment, programs, services or areas of the hospital that are meaningful to our donors, such as, each individual hospital, the Seby B. Jones Regional Cancer Center, nursing scholarships or patient emergency funds.

For more information about the gift types below, please contact Brian Whitfield, Director of Development, at (828) 262-9105 or

Honor/Memorial Gifts

Honor/Memorial gifts are a wonderful way to celebrate loved ones, special occasions, or recognize the caregivers who made a difference in your life.

Honor Gifts are made in honor of a family member; friend or colleague and a meaningful way to acknowledge a special occasion or individual in your life. It is also a wonderful way to recognize a physician, nurse or caregiver who provided extraordinary care.

Memorial Gifts are a thoughtful remembrance that celebrate the life of a family member, friend or colleague. Your gift is part of a legacy to support ARHS- helping to provide support for services you feel are most important.

The STAR Award Program allows donors and patients to recognize and thank one or more employees who go above and beyond their call to care. Donors can give a tax-deductible contribution to ARHS on behalf of someone who has impacted them personally. We will send a letter to the person or family member you designate acknowledging the gift in their honor.

For more information about the gift types below, please contact Addie Cardwell at (828) 262-4391 or

Stocks, Bonds, And Mutual Funds

Contributing appreciated securities offers significant tax advantages for you. If you have owned the shares for more than one year, you may deduct their full fair market value as a charitable contribution and bypass capital gains taxes. Please contact your financial advisor for more information regarding the benefits of transferring securities to Appalachian Regional Healthcare Foundation.

Wells Fargo Stock Transfer Account
Acct #: 7457-3735
DTC: 0141


Matching Gifts

Matching Gifts are one of the smartest ways to increase your support. Many companies offer to match donations their employees make to qualified charitable organizations, like the ARHS Foundation. These matches are often dollar-for-dollar, which doubles your charitable donation power. If your company has a matching gift program, you may participate by simply requesting a matching gift form from your employer. Send the form to us completed and signed with your gift. We will do the rest. Some companies even match gifts made by retirees and/or spouses.

For more information about the gift types below, please contact Brian Whitfield, Director of Development, at (828) 262-9105 or