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Ways to Give

The Alamance Regional Charitable Foundation supports a number of special funds and projects designed to enhance the health of our community. Donations to the foundation may be made to the general fund or to one of the special funds listed below.*

The Alamance Society

A contribution of $1,000 or more to the Alamance Regional Charitable Foundation qualifies you to be a member of The Alamance Society, where you will make a real difference in the health and lives of people in Alamance County and the surrounding communities. 100% of your contribution goes to the fund of your choice.  As a member, you will also be listed in our Collective Impact of Exceptional Giving philanthropy newsletter and the Cone Health Annual Report to Donors. Plus, as a Society member, you will receive two complimentary reservations to the Blizzard Blast. 

This excludes our Capital Campaign gifts supporting the new Cancer Center and the Healing Garden. For more information about the Alamance Regional Charitable Foundation or to join The Alamance Society, call (336) 538-7946 or (336) 538-7945 or e-mail

Access to Healthcare, Procedures and Medical Supplies

CareQuest Fund - improves access to mental health counseling services for the poor, homeless and underserved

Medication Management Clinic  – provides medication access, education, and management to persons who have limited financial resources and no prescription insurance coverage. Medication Management Clinic also provides medication education and management to seniors who have insurance coverage.

D. Earl Pardue Cardiology Fund – provides scales to congestive heart failure patients who must monitor their weight and cannot afford to buy the scales.  The scholarship fund pays the service fees for patients who should attend Heart Track, but cannot afford to do so.

Rehabilitation Fund – helps families with the cost of medical supplies for rehabilitation and wound care patients.

Basic Needs

Patient Emergency Fund – a fund that is available to assist patients who have nothing and need temporary assistance, such as a place to stay, a meal, a ride, etc. (These patients do not qualify for assistance from another fund.)

HomeCare Providers Emergency Fund – this fund is designed to assist community dwelling patients of HomeCare Providers with emergency expenses where there is no payor.  These funds may be used for housing, food or other basic needs. 

Larry Crawford Fund provides temporary financial assistance for less fortunate surgery patients.

Cancer Support

Blue Ribbon Fund ­– provides prostate cancer support and diagnostics.

Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program – a fund that helps provide additional cancer diagnostic tests for women who are enrolled in the Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program (BCCCP). This program is designed for women who meet certain financial criteria and need screening for breast and cervical cancer.

C. R. Byrd Fund – pays for medications of cancer patients who cannot afford to purchase medications needed to control the side effects of their cancer treatment.

Denise Marie Flaherty Fund: will help the growing number of insured patients who cannot afford the diagnostic testing that is needed to take a second and/or third look when they have a finding during their annual breast exam.  

This fund also seeks patients in need of special services like cleaning, lawn care and catered meals when they are too sick and do not have a support system in place. 

KidsCan! – designed to provide emotional support for children and teens that have a parent or family member with cancer.

Kimball-Terrell Fund – seeks to pay for Low Dose Lung CT scans for patients that are eligible regardless of their ability to pay.  The detection of lung cancer at its earliest stages allows for more effective treatment options providing significant survival benefit to patients.

Norville Breast Care Center - helps purchase equipment for the center to help in the diagnosis process.

Patricia G. Bynum Fund – assists less fortunate Cancer Center patients with financial needs such as medications, medical supplies, and outstanding bills (i.e. rent or medical bills).

Pink Ribbon Fund – allows women access to diagnostic procedures they may not otherwise be able to afford.  For women found to have a malignancy, the fund provides for breast cancer therapy essentials.

Survivorship Fund:  will benefit survivors, patients and caregivers by holding educational events and celebrations. We will work to promote survivorship issues and awareness, work to increase education in the community regarding issues faced by cancer survivors and educate cancer survivors on available solutions. Direct needs of long term survivors may be met based on the discretion of the Navigators, Survivorship Liaison and Social Workers involved.

Employee Assistance Education

David M. Franzen Fund - provides the Department of Pastoral Care and Counseling lectures for the continuing education of area students and professionals in the realm of pastoral care and counseling. 

Nettie S. Harman Registered Nurse Education Fund – This fund was created by a donation from John Harman, MD, in memory of his grandmother. The fund helps registered nurses in patient care attend educational seminars to enhance practice and care.

Ralph M. Holt Employee Assistance Fund helps Alamance Regional employees who need temporary financial assistance.

Peggy H. Smith Village of Brookwood Employee Assistance – helps employees at Village of Brookwood who need temporary financial assistance.

Greatest Need

Greatest Need Fund: is where people give so that the Charitable Foundation will be able to fill the greatest needs when a fund is running low.  The Funds Distribution Committee reviews fund balances and will allocate these monies to the fund that is having high utilizations and the most needs. 

Growth and Capital Investment

Foundation Endowment Fund – helps ensure the foundation is positioned to continue its mission in the future.

The Healing Garden at Alamance Regional Cancer Center assists with creating a soothing, healing garden adjacent to the cancer center.

The New Cancer Center General Fund – provides special amenities, such as comfortable and pleasant surroundings for patients and their families.

Infants, Children and New Mother Support

Childhood Asthma Fund – helps families with the cost of medical supplies for a child with asthma.

Healthy Beginnings – provides ongoing support for Alamance Regional’s Level II/ III Special Care Nursery located in the BirthPlace.

Infant’s and Children’s Fund – provides baby car seats to parents who are leaving the hospital and do not have the infant safely secured in a seat.  This fund also provides scholarships for new mothers who have been referred by a physician for a lactation consult or a breast pump and cannot afford to pay the fee for services.

*All contributions to the foundation are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law. If you send a gift as a memorial, a card will be sent to the family of the deceased notifying them of your contribution. If your gift is in honor of a special person, we will be happy to send an appropriate card to the honoree acknowledging the reason for the gift and naming you as the donor.

How to Give

Contributing to the Alamance Regional Charitable Foundation is easy. Gifts may be mailed to Alamance Regional Foundation, P.O. Box 202, Burlington, NC 27216

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