Sentara Health Awards $6.5 Million in Fall 2023 Grant Cycle

Total investments for 2023 exceed $12 million to support access to care, behavioral health, housing, and food security. Sentara Health today announced it has awarded more than $6.5 million in grants and microgrants to 171 partner organizations throughout Virginia and North Carolina. The Sentara Cares Fall 2023 grant cycle is the second and series of… Read More

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

Sentara Provides Grant to Kids First, Inc.

Sentara partnered with Kids First, Inc. to raise awareness and support for the fight against child maltreatment for communities in North Carolina. Sentara’s grant will help Kids First provide onsite medical and forensic evaluations for children and provide therapy and advocacy services to child victims and their families. Learn more.

Welcoming Baby Hosts Their First Spanish Baby Shower

On February 21, 2024, the Sentara Health Plans Welcoming BabySM Outreach team hosted their first baby shower tailored for Spanish-speaking mothers. Close to 25 expecting mothers across Virginia participated in this virtual event. The Welcoming Baby Outreach team hosts regular baby showers for Sentara Health Plans Medicaid members. The events provide expecting mothers with vital… Read More

Sentara Health celebrates partnership with NC community non-profit organizations

Sentara has invested more than $2 million in northeast North Carolina since 2021 Sentara Health hosted leaders from 31 local non-profit organizations for a Community Partner Celebration on December 13 at Mid-Atlantic Christian University in Elizabeth City, NC. At the event, Sentara praised the organizations for their collaboration and commitment to improving the lives of… Read More

Sentara celebrates local non-profits and strengthens community relationships

Investing more than $2 million in the Northern Virginia community since 2021 (Woodbridge, Va.) – Leaders from 35 non-profit organizations in Northern Virginia were invited to Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center (SNVMC) on Friday, Dec. 8 for a Community Partner Celebration hosted by Sentara to recognize these service organizations that are changing lives every day… Read More

Optima Health hosts baby shower to support expectant mothers

Healthcare experts were available to provide expectant mothers with education and advice. Optima Health’s Maternal Child Health Outreach Team hosted a baby shower on October 12 at the Bon Secours Memorial Regional Center in Mechanicsville, Va. As part of Optima Health’s Welcoming Baby Program, 17 expectant mothers, along with their partners and family members, were… Read More