The North Carolina Healthcare Foundation

Healthcare Hero Response Fund: Supporting healthcare heroes and local restaurants

COVID-19 Healthcare Hero Response Fund: Feed the Soul

Together, we can help our hospital colleagues and healthcare communities weather any virus or storm. We need your support to keep the fund strong for future needs.

Healthcare Hero Response Fund By the Numbers

Total funds contributed to the COVID-19 Healthcare Hero Response Fund
The number of North Carolina restaurant partners providing meals
The number of meals delivered to healthcare heroes across the state

The background

A History
of Giving

The North Carolina Healthcare Foundation (NCHF) is grateful for the opportunity to help hospital and healthcare organizations employees during these challenging times. In recent decades, NCHF has supported healthcare heroes with recovering emotionally and economically from major hurricanes. As the novel coronavirus started to take a physical and emotional toll on healthcare workers, we reactivated our fund to provide frontline healthcare staff with good meals to sustain their strength to keep caring for patients and community members who need them.

The Impact

Caring for those who care for you

The NCHF COVID-19 Healthcare Hero Response Fund partnered with locally owned restaurants in communities across the state to provide meals to healthcare heroes who are on the front lines of caring for patients and communities. This effort nourished the bodies and souls of physicians, nurses and other healthcare heroes while also boosting local economies during a time of acute need.

The challenge ahead

Preparing for what's next

The NC Healthcare Foundation was honored to feed hospital employees and thank them for their dedication to patient care. From the physicians, nurses and technicians providing direct patient care to the cleaning staff who carefully sanitize patient rooms, the team members that make up North Carolina Hospitals and health systems continue to be in the trenches of this unprecedented public health crisis. We now need to rebuild our fund to not only help hospital employees but also help deploy resources to organizations working on the frontlines of the crisis to address emerging, acute, and long-term needs.

Restaurant Partners

Notes of Appreciation

Read comments made by donors showing their appreciation for frontline workers.

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