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Halifax Regional Development Foundation

The mission of the Halifax Regional Development foundation is to acquire resources to enhance and enrich the services, programs and facilities of Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital in order to assist the system in meeting its mission. The major objectives of the foundation are to:

  • Develop resources to assist in the funding of indigent patient care at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital.
  • Assist Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital in providing the equipment and facilities necessary to assure excellent healthcare for its patients.
  • Provide stipends and scholarships to needy and deserving students who wish to pursue healthcare careers at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital.
  • Provide start up and ongoing operational support of health and wellness programs within the region.

The Halifax Regional development Foundation is committed to serving and helping fulfill the mission and guiding principles of Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital by utilizing, safeguarding and enhancing the organization through sound financial practices.

Gifts will be used to support the Foundation’s mission. Donors may contribute to the general fund or may direct their gift to a specific department.

Sentara Halifax Hospice and Palliative Care

Hospice offers medical, emotional and spiritual care to those in the final phases of a terminal illness. Funds donated to hospice are used to provide excellent end-of-life care to patients and their families regardless of their ability to pay.

Project Prime

Project PRIME (Public Rally for Individual Medical Education) offers tuition assistance to people interested in pursuing a career in healthcare. Established in 1983 with contributions from residents and local businesses, Project PRIME awards funds to successful applicants wishing to become certified nursing assistants, licensed practical nurses, registered nurses, radiology technicians, certified or registered respiratory therapists, laboratory technicians, nuclear medicine technicians, physical or occupational therapists and other healthcare positions. Funds may also be used for the further education of people already in the healthcare field of their choice. Since it was established, over $1 million, interest from the PRIME endowment, has been awarded.

The Dr. Jesse J. Bates Scholarship

Established in 2003, the Dr. Jesse J. Bates Scholarship was named to honor the late Dr. Jesse J. Bates. Funds from the Dr. Jesse J. Bates Scholarship are awarded to graduating high school seniors in the Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital service area who are pursuing higher education in the healthcare field. The first recipients of the Dr. Jesse J. Bates Scholarship were named in the spring of 2004.

The Crowell Fund

Named in memory of long time Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital board of directors member Thomas A. Crowell Jr., interest from the Crowell Fund is used to purchase materials for use in the T. A. Crowell Jr. Memorial Library, Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital’s medical library.

Tax-deductible donations can be mailed to:

Halifax Regional Development Foundation, Project PRIME, The Dr. Jesse J. Bates Scholarship, the Crowell Fund or Sentara Halifax Hospice and Palliative Care
C/O Carolyn Cook
Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital
2204 Wilborn Ave.
South Boston, VA 24592

Your tax-deductible donation will be gratefully acknowledged in writing. Please include the name of the person you have chosen to honor and the name and address of the person or family who should receive notification of your gift.

To make an online donation, click here.

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