Welcoming Baby

Welcoming Baby hosts baby shower to provide support and education to expectant mothers. On March 20, 2024, the Welcoming BabySM outreach team partnered with Urban Baby Beginnings to host a baby shower for Sentara Health Plans Medicaid members in Petersburg, VA. Nearly 50 people, including expectant mothers and their families, were in attendance. Dr. Karen… Read More

Southwood: A Community Reborn

Maria Torres and Travis Taylor have lived in the Southwood community outside Charlottesville, Va. their entire lives. As the only home either of them has ever known, Southwood will always be a tapestry of memories, stitched with threads of hardship and hope. For Maria, Southwood was a community of people who shared her language and… Read More

Sentara Health awards NOVA ScriptsCentral $50,000 grant

Sentara Health is proud to award NOVA ScriptsCentral (NSC) a $50,000 Sentara Cares Grant to support medication access for patients receiving care from the Sentara Family Health Connection Mobile Clinic. Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center (SNVMC) and NSC both share a common goal in helping underserved communities access quality health care. “Our collaboration with NOVA… Read More

Sentara Health awards $5.3 million in grants to support more than 130 community partners in Virginia and North Carolina

Investments will work to advance health equity, behavioral health access, and address social determinants of health Sentara Health announced the allocation of $5.3 million in funding to support 137 partner organizations across Virginia and North Carolina. These investments, along with the more than $10 million awarded in the 2022 grant cycles, represent Sentara’s ongoing commitment to… Read More

Sentara strengthens health equity efforts with a $255,000 investment in the Greater Peninsula C.A.R.E.S. Foundation

The investment marks the beginning of a new partnership between Sentara and the foundation Sentara and the Greater Peninsula C.A.R.E.S. (Congregational and Residential Empowerment Services) Foundation announced their newly forged partnership aimed at promoting health equity in the community. During the foundation’s official launch event on July 17 in Newport News, Va., Dennis Matheis, president… Read More

Sentara celebrates partnership with the Network of Regional Advocacy (NORA)

Sentara Health and NORA collaborate to provide grants to small nonprofit and faith-based organizations Sentara celebrates its newly forged partnership with the Network of Regional Advocacy (NORA), an initiative created to serve as a grant provider to faith-based and other charitable nonprofit organizations. Through this partnership, Sentara and NORA aim to address social determinants of… Read More

Sentara Healthcare invests $11 million to support Marshall-Ridley Choice Neighborhood Initiative in Newport News

Funding supports collaborative partnership to transform neighborhoods of concentrated poverty into neighborhoods of opportunity Sentara Healthcare announced today an $11 million investment in the Marshall-Ridley Choice Neighborhood revitalization initiative in Newport News, Va. This project is part of the Choice Neighborhood Initiative, which leverages public and private investments to replace distressed public housing and transform… Read More

Sentara Healthcare awards nearly $5 million to support 71 community partners in Virginia and North Carolina

July 6, 2022 Investments will work to advance health equity and create healthier communities Sentara Healthcare today announced nearly $5 million in funding to 71 partner organizations throughout Virginia and North Carolina. These investments will directly support programs and initiatives that address social determinants of health and promote health equity by eliminating traditional barriers to… Read More