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Your gift is important. We invite you to direct it in a way that is meaningful to you.
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Your gift is important

People just like you see a need within our healthcare community and seek to fill it. From empowering our not-for-profit health system to tackle our greatest health needs to ensuring that excellent specialty care is only a short trip away, donor support touches patients’ lives in endless ways.

You can donate on our site or mail a gift to Centra Foundation, 1920 Atherholt Rd, Lynchburg, VA 24501.

Where to give

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“I support the Centra Foundation because I see firsthand the benefits to patients and Caregivers. It feels good to be part of making Centra a great place to work and receive care.”
— Winifred Agard, MD
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Greatest need

When health challenges arise in our communities, your unrestricted gifts help Centra respond quickly and provide excellent care, regardless of patients' ability to pay.

Donor support has contributed to Centra's COVID-19 response efforts, lodging for guests at the Dawson Inn, free health screenings and diagnostic services, and much more!

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Your impact

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Providing paths to healing 

Helping Hands Program


Cancer care

Your gifts provide hope and support for the patients, families and communities served by Centra. The generosity of donors ensures comprehensive care for patients at every point along their journey.

Donor support has contributed to renovations to the cancer center, transportation for patients, mastectomy products and wigs for patients, and much more!

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Your impact

Getting cancer patients on the road to recovery

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I fight. I survive. I inspire. 

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Heart & Vascular care

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S. and a major cause of disability. Centra is dedicated to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of heart and vascular conditions. 

Donor support has contributed to providing essential equipment for Centra One, Centra Virginia Baptist Hospital and the simulation lab, as well as provided continuing education and training for practitioners, rehab programs for cardiopulmonary patients, and much more!

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Your impact

Hugh's story: Safely returning to the hobbies he enjoys

Elizabeth Rose, Grateful Patient Giving

John Stafford, Giving Back


Nursing at Centra

Centra nurses continue to receive national recognition through numerous awards, accreditations and accolades for quality, safety and patient satisfaction. Their dedication, professionalism and compassion are the foundation of their work.

Donor support has contributed to nonviolent crisis intervention training, RN preceptor training, maternity care implicit bias training, the nurse residency program, the Virginia Henderson Institute of Clinical Excellence and much more!

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Your impact

Bowen family's legacy gift

Your gifts help aspiring nurses like Hayley get to bedsides

Nursing Scholarship Fund: Fueling dreams and helping patients 


Pediatric Care

Your gifts help children in our communities receive the care they so desperately need and deserve. Centra provides the best care for children at every age and stage. 

Donor support has contributed equipment with advanced technology to Neo One, Centra One, Virginia Baptist Hospital NICU, and Lynchburg General Hospital, including a pediatric pod, the Center for Childbirth and Family Education, a new Pediatric Center, and much more. 

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Your Impact

Giving babies the precious gift of sight

Eamon's story: Specialty care close to home 

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