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Areas Where You Can Make a Difference

Ballad Health Foundation supports a number of different causes that help countless patients and families here in our region. You can make a difference by directing your gift to a cause that is meaningful to you, such as:

Niswonger Children’s Hospital

Niswonger Children’s Hospital, Appalachian Highlands' only children’s hospital, provides care for more than 200,000 children. Supporting Children’s care here at home allows Niswonger Children’s Hospital to serve our region’s children through:

  • Leading-edge facilities and equipment.
  • Community health and wellness initiatives that promote healthy lifestyles.
  • Recruiting and retaining the best physicians to offer high quality of care close to home.
  • Ensuring access to care through the Niswonger Children’s Hospital Endowment.

Patient Assistance: Compassionate Care outside our walls

  • Patient assistance funds help patients who are experiencing financial distress in an already challenging time. Support of this program enables us to assist patients with gas vouchers, taxi fares, non-covered medications, nutritional expenses, housing bills, and more.

Hospice Program

  • Our hospice patients and their families often have needs that aren’t covered by traditional medical insurance. Support of this program can help ease a family’s journey by assisting them with needs that arise during hospice care.

Medical Innovation and Excellence

  • Cancer Care
  • Heart Care
  • Behavioral Health
  • Medical Research

The Community Health Fund

By supporting this fund, you can join with us to help our communities

  • Reduce the rate of tobacco use.
  • Increase physical activity.
  • Decrease obesity rates.
  • Reduce substance abuse.
  • Reduce the rate of babies born addicted to drugs (NAS).


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