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Annie Penn Foundation

Annie Penn FoundationFormed in 1990, the Annie Penn Hospital Foundation’s Mission is:

Through philanthropy, assist the Hospital in delivering health services responsive to the residents of the greater Rockingham County community.

The Foundation enhances the ability of Annie Penn Hospital to deliver state-of-the-art health care to all citizens within the hospital’s service area. The Foundation’s purpose is to raise funds and community awareness to enhance the health services provided by Annie Penn Hospital. As the sole governing body of the Foundation, the board of directors oversees the operational, strategic and financial plans of all foundation activities. Members are active participants in the fundraising process and serve as advocates for the hospital within the philanthropic community.

Foundation Board

The Foundation Board is comprised of 24 volunteers who are carefully chosen community and professional leaders who preserve the Mission of Annie Penn Hospital and the Foundation to ensure that comprehensive medical services are being delivered in a quality manner consistent with the needs of Greater Rockingham County.

Annie Penn Foundation Board

Back Row: Dr. Tripp Pruitt, Faye Gantt, Sandy Keeling, Liz Luking, Anna Hamlett, Robbie Citty, Stokes Ann Hunt, Preston Mitchell, Katie Amos, Dr. Matt Taylor, Janice Jeffries

Front Row: Amelia Yarborough, Vicky Alston, Denise Brown, Wilma King, Barbara DeJournette, Mara O’Neill

Not Pictured: Tyler Walker, Heather Whitsett, Clint Walker, Scott Adams, Willie Hairston, Ronnie Ellison, John Kolessar, Dr. Gebre Nida, Ellen Campbell

Foundation Events

Upcoming Events
  • Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?
  • An Enchanted Evening – Pennrose Park Country Club
A Garden Party

The Annie Penn Foundation Garden Party raised money to purchase new wigs, scarves and caps for patients at the Cone Health Cancer Center at Annie Penn Hospital. Garden Party

Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?

This is an evening of elegant, simultaneous dinner buffets in private homes throughout Reidsville.

Attendees do not know which home they would be dining in until they receive notification just prior to the event.

Coming To Dinner 2012Coming To Dinner 2012

An Enchanted Evening

Rockettes perform at an Enchanted EveningA wonderful way to begin the holiday season, An Enchanted Evening is a gala held the first Saturday in December and features a live band, spectacular food and an elegant evening of fun and dancing.

Income from the endowment is used to award grants for hospital needs, as well as, support community outreach.

Examples of Recent Grants

Recent grant examples:

  • Funds to renovate Annie Penn Hospital Cancer Center
  • Automatic blood pressure units
  • Congregational Care Nurse Program
  • Diabetes/Nutritional Services for 50 patients without insurance
  • Six (6) passenger golf cart for transporting patients and visitors from parking lot
  • Start-up for Community Outreach programs – provides free blood pressure screenings within the community
  • Support for free physician lectures for the community each month
  • Communication boards for the Emergency Department
  • A Nurse Cancer Navigator
  • An elliptical machine for the employees’ gym
  • New uniforms for the volunteer staff
  • Mosaic tile for the existing Serenity Garden
  • Relocation of the Annie Penn Chapel from 2nd floor to main lobby
  • Community Walking Trail and signage
  • Equipment for developing Low Vision Program
  • Continuing Education Tuition to be Lymphedema Certified
  • Creative Curriculum system for Preschool
  • Serenity garden signage for artist and Annie Penn Hospital Foundation
  • Outdoor kitchen
  • Wall handrails for the main hall Annie Penn Cancer Center
  • Start-up money for a Cancer Fund
  • Fish aquarium for Emergency Department
  • Trophy case

In addition to our fundraising efforts, donations can also be made by:

  • Life insurance polices
  • Real estate
  • Stock
  • Bequest- remembering the Foundation in a Last Will and Testament
  • Memorials
  • Honorariums
  • Healing Hands Project
  • Heritage Club Membership

The Heritage Club

Individuals who donate a minimum of $5,000 or above are proudly welcomed into the Annie Penn Hospital Foundation’s Heritage Club.

View Heritage Club Members

For additional information on benefits of membership, please call the Annie Penn Hospital Foundation office at 336-951-4663.

Make a Donation

You can donate to the Annie Penn Hospital Foundation by calling 336.951.4663.

View a "Donor Bill of Rights"

Whether your gift is small or large, you join the many other committed and motivated people who have so generously invested in the future of Annie Penn Hospital.

Planned Giving

A donation left as a legacy gift means you will have a direct impact on ensuring the care in Rockingham County remains best in class even beyond your lifetime. Learn more about our planned giving opportunities.

Contact Us

To learn more about the Annie Penn Hospital Foundation, call 336.951.4663 or email us.

Contact Us

Stokes Ann Hunt

Stokes Ann Hunt, Executive Director of the Annie Penn Foundation

(336) 951-4663

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