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Centra Foundation

Your gifts help us improve the health of our communities, one person at a time.
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Supporting excellent care close to home 

Established in 1993, our mission is to develop and direct resources for the support of Centra Health. A not-for-profit system, Centra provides care to over 500,000 people at over 50 locations annually. With your generous support, we have provided more than $93 million in support of Centra programs.


A snapshot of your impact across our health system:

  • Education and scholarships to build and strengthen Centra’s team of skilled, compassionate Caregivers
  • Nearly $1 million donated in patient assistance to provide treatment for life-threatening, chronic and rare illnesses; support services; free health screenings; and compassionate care close to home
  • The Pediatric Specialty Center, made possible by generous donor giving, houses 6 service lines at the Centra Virginia Baptist Hospital
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Why Give
"My wife, Alex, and I give because we know Centra as a major community asset that is paramount to the health and vitality of our region. By supporting the Centra Foundation, we are investing in the health and well-being of the community.”
— Sackett Wood, CEO, Moore & Giles

The Centra Foundation Board

An urgent need

A $1 million gift and a commitment from the Centra Foundation is set to transform emergency care for those experiencing an acute mental health crisis. With your support we can tackle one of the toughest challenges facing people in our communities and provide better care for emergencies.

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Inspiring stories about your impact

Foundation Story

Centra Begins Construction on Virginia’s First emPATH Unit

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Meet the Centra Foundation staff

Contact the Centra Foundation at 434.200.4791

Beth Doyle, CFRE
Executive Vice President
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Andrea Byers
Development Coordinator
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Heather Cassada
Development Program Manager
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Deborah Donnigan
Executive Assistant
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Allison Kughn Ebert, CFRE
Director of Development
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Anne Hoge
Records Coordinator
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Kelly Knight
Director of Operations
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Tammy Tripp
Communications Officer
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