Walk for Hope and 5K 2016

Highlights in photos from our 2016 Walk for Hope and 5K to support Cleveland County cancer patients – thanks to all who participated!

The Great Gatsby – The Foundation Gala 2016

Held each February, the Foundation Gala has quickly become the premier black-tie event within our community attracting healthcare, civic, business and corporate leaders to raise funds and awareness for healthcare initiatives that impact the well-being of Cleveland County citizens.

Save the date now for our 2017 Foundation Gala – Saturday, February 18, 2017.  Look for an announcement of our theme and sponsor packages soon!

“Light A Light for Someone You Love” holiday giving project.

The HealthCare Foundation of Cleveland County sponsored a display of special Holiday Trees at Carolinas HealthCare System Cleveland, each with a unique theme and purpose.

The public attended this year’s lighting of the trees in a special ceremony held in the main lobby of the hospital, located on Grover Street in Shelby, on Thursday, December 3, 2015 at 5:00 PM. Shelby Mayor Stan Anthony officiated  Holiday music was provided by the Poplar Springs Baptist Church Master Ringers, under the direction of Katherine Asis and a reception followed the lighting ceremony.

10th Anniversary of the Red Cross Signature Quilt

The American Red Cross and The HealthCare Foundation of Cleveland County celebrated the 10th Anniversary of the Red Cross Signature Quilt of 2006 during a reception on December 1, 2015 at 5:00 pm in the lobby of Carolinas HealthCare System Cleveland in Shelby. The event, Common Threads: The Rededication of the Signature Quilt of 2006, was open to all Cleveland County citizens.

Innovative child nutrition program coming in 2016

The HealthCare Foundation of Cleveland County announced the recipient and program for the organization’s first Community Health Grant was awarded to the Foothills Farmers’ Market to bring an innovative program focused on childhood nutrition to Cleveland County. In making the announcement, Dick Baker, Executive Director of the foundation said, “This unique program is a perfect example of how a community foundation focused on healthcare can have a direct impact. Nothing could be more significant in improving the health of our community than programs that educate our children on the benefits of proper nutrition as the key ingredient to a healthy life.”