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Events

13 Sep Chics for Charity

The “Confident Girls’ Guide to A Well Planned Life”, was an intimate discussion on 401K’s and women. The event was attended by nearly two dozen Chics members with many joining for the first time. Jackson Kelly PLLC served as the host for the event which provided CLE credits. Presenters Lois A. Crichton, Senior Vice President, Crichton Wealth Management of Wells Fargo Advisors, and Martha M. Nepa, Counsel, Jackson Kelly PLLC, provided thoughtful guidance for the many generations represented at the educational event....

31 Aug Our Youngest Patients

Through your gifts we touch even the youngest patients. The Mamma Roo bouncer is a favorite among newborns. It is designed to soothe babies and help them feel nurtured. Unlike 3-week old Nolan, some babies suffer from drug dependencies and require more care and additional resources. ...

    22 Aug Paving a Legacy of Service

    Thomas Health volunteers serve an important role in helping not only The Foundation but our community hospitals run smoothly allowing doctors and nurses to spend their time focusing on providing the best healthcare for their patients. Volunteers assist hospital employees in caring for patients and visitors. They serve in a variety of roles and departments encompassing all skill sets....

    21 Aug Recognizing Those Who Serve

    Herbert J. Thomas Jr., a South Charleston native and World War II Medal of Honor recipient, was a Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps and awarded the Medal of Honor posthumously for his heroic actions during World War II in Bougainville, Solomon Islands.  The Medal of Honor is the highest award for valor in action against an enemy force which can be bestowed upon an individual serving in the Armed Services of the United States....

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    20 Aug The GAP Fund

    Through a program called the GAP fund, the Foundation fills in the gap of what patients need and what they can afford. In 2016, the Foundation provided over $4,800 dollars assisting patients and their families including $2,350 dollars spent on medication assistance. This included assisting patients with no insurance or copays for patients who were unable to afford the cost.  Susan Miller, BSW, LSW, is a Social Worker and the Foundation’s liaison to insuring the GAP fund is used as intended. In her work, she and her...

    18 Aug A Community Garden

    The garden started as a series of boxes on land of the former Family Practice Building. The original purpose was to use that space in a productive way for the benefit of our community and employees. Recognizing the link between food insecurity, chronic illness, and poverty, Thomas Health approached the Foundation to assist in the launch of an innovative program designed to facilitate access to healthy, affordable food. ...

    03 Aug Rumble for a Cure

    The inaugural event hosted by Thomas Health System worked with the Foundation to promote the Pink Ribbon Fund of The Foundation. This first ever motorcycle ride to benefit cancer on Saturday, October 1, 2016 welcomed  participants as they made their way from Harley-Davidson in South Charleston to New River Gorge Harley-Davidson. The event raised $7,000 to benefit patients undergoing cancer treatment at Thomas Health....

    25 Sep Physician and Family Night

    A physician and family event was hosted by WV Power Park. A delicious BBQ dinner and a special meet and greet for the kids provided a relaxing venue for friends of the Foundation to enjoy a night at the ballpark. ...