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    About The Foundation

    Forrest General Healthcare Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization and is the philanthropic arm of Forrest General Hospital. The establishment of the Foundation helps ensure that the hospital’s vision of C.A.R.E. becomes a reality for the 19 county region that our hospital serves. 

    The Forrest General Healthcare Foundation is here to help Forrest General Hospital keep its commitment to define the healthcare experience by providing world class care. Their mission is our mission also.

    We will:
    Cultivate an environment of courtesy and compassion.
    Advance the practice of medicine through education, unparalleled commitment, and world class services.
    Recognize and emphasize the patient experience.
    Expect the most…The most skilled, the most dedicated, the most concerned physicians and staff.

    At Forrest General Hospital and at the Forrest General Healthcare Foundation, we C.A.R.E.  We invite you to browse our website and see the projects we are currently working on and those that have been completed.  All projects are initiated and completed through generous donations from our employees, our community here in the area we serve and from all over the world by people who have been touched by the care given here. Your donation will help continue this caring tradition and make you a great part of the Legacy of Care at Forrest General.

    Our Mission

    To enhance the health and wellness of our service area through a charitable gift foundation that will support the mission of Forrest General Hospital.

    Our vision is to inspire giving in support of the highest quality health care.

    For over 60 years, Forrest General Hospital has been a vital part of our community. Forrest General has led the area in providing cutting edge and state of the art medicine since opening its doors in 1952.  As a Foundation the Forrest General Healthcare Foundation exists to help take this excellent care to the extraordinary level.

    Our Commitment is:

    To raise funds responsibly and respectfully for the enrichment of health care, and maintaining open, honest and personal communication with our donors and volunteers.
    We are thankful for the efforts of all those in the community who have helped the Foundation over the years and look forward to your continued support.

    FGH Foundation’s Role:

    • Through our fundraising efforts, we can enhance the quality of health care in our community by influencing both the quality and the timing of projects.
    • The Foundation, in concert with FGH, identifies those funding opportunities/priorities that have the greatest impact on improving patients’ quality of care.
    • When funds are entrusted to the Foundation, we manage the investment and distribution of these funds and ensure full accountability back to the donor through the best stewardship practices.

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