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Volleyball Team Digs Pink!

Earlier this week the Ashland High School Volleyball Team presented a check to Imaging staff, Garrett Crowl and Tina Sullivan, for $543.21 to support Women’s Imaging. The team held a special fundraiser for Breast Cancer Awareness during a game earlier this month where they collected donations from event attendees, and friends and family. Following the […]

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Grant Awarded to School Nurse Program

The Sharkey Family Foundation has awarded a grant for $7,500 to the Ashland Community Hospital Foundation in support of the School Nurse program. The Asante Ashland School Nurse program has been providing the services of 2.05 FTE nurses to elementary and middle school children in the Ashland and Phoenix-Talent school districts since 1997. Nurses provide […]

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Think Pink with Paddington!

  The Paddington Jewel Box & Ashland Community Hospital Foundation present Think Pink with Paddington! October 6th – 20th: $5 of every full price dress or handbag sold benefits the Ashland Community Hospital Foundation. All proceeds will be used to purchase MammoPad breast cushions for Women’s Imaging at Asante Ashland Community Hospital. The MammoPads provide […]

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Record-Setting $100,000 in Scholarships Awarded for Nursing Students

Ashland Community Hospital Foundation is pleased to announce that sixteen worthy candidates have been awarded a scholarship for the 2017 – 2018 academic year from The William G. and Ruth T. Evans Endowed Nursing Scholarship. We would like to congratulate each of the recipients on their achievement: Luis Ayala Rangel, Michelle Benitez, Mary Krishna Phoebe […]

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Grant provides healing touch for patients

The Carrico Family Foundation  has awarded a grant to the Ashland Community Hospital Foundation for $5,000 in support of the Caring Touch Massage Program.  The grant for this program, which is overseen by Dawn Dille, Patient Experience Coordinator/Volunteer Coordinator, will be used to provide the services of two Licensed Massage Therapists for the next fiscal […]

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AACH school nurse program gets a boost

The Reed and Carolee Walker Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation has awarded a grant to the Ashland Community Hospital Foundation for $30,000 to support the School Nurse Program for elementary and middle schools in the Ashland and Phoenix-Talent school districts. The grant will be used to provide the services of 2.5 registered nurses for […]

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Special Matching Gift Opportunity

In celebration of our 40th anniversary, a very special anonymous donor has pledged a matching gift opportunity. The first $40,000 in donations to the Patrons Campaign will be matched dollar-for-dollar for double the impact. There has never been a better time to make a gift. This year’s campaign is 4 FOR OUR 40th, with four […]

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Forty years of service to our community

April 2017 marked the 40th anniversary of the Ashland Community Hospital Foundation. To commemorate the special occasion we held a ribbon cutting ceremony with the Ashland Chamber of Commerce surrounded by members of the Board of Directors of the Foundation, employees, and long time donors to the hospital. You can learn more about our milestones and accomplishments […]

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Dine out for Philanthropy with Louie’s BIG GIVE

Melissa Jensen and Tom DuBois, of Louie’s Restaurant located downtown on the Ashland Plaza, have once again partnered with the Ashland Community Hospital Foundation to help raise funds to benefit patient care initiatives at Asante Ashland Community Hospital. You can take advantage of their generous offer and help us maximize proceeds. Here’s how: Buy a […]

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Employee Gifts Support Patient Comfort & Care

In hospital emergency departments all across the country patients arrive in pain and seeking comfort. Almost always some kind of test is required to determine the cause and severity of the illness. Once the test is complete the patient waits for the results. Keeping patients comfortable during wait times is a high priority, and thanks […]

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Celebrating Our Spirit in a Special Place

A sacred space where patients, their loved ones and the hospital’s caregiving staff can pause and reflect will open this fall, thanks to a partnership between generous community members, the Ashland Community Hospital Foundation and Asante. The Asante Ashland Community Hospital Chapel will provide a quiet place within the hospital where people can grieve losses, […]

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Record-Setting $81,000 in Scholarships Awarded for Nursing Students

  Ashland Community Hospital Foundation is pleased to announce that thirteen worthy candidates have been awarded a scholarship for the  2016 – 2017 academic year from The William G. and Ruth T. Evans Endowed Nursing Scholarship. We would like to congratulate each of the recipients on their achievement: Luis Ayala Rangel, Michelle Benitez, Helen Danson, […]

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Women, Wisdom & Wellness Planning Series: First Session

  The Conversation Every Family Should Have: Long Term Care from a Health Care Perspective Our first seminar in the Women, Wisdom & Wellness series will begin with a discussion on the physical, personal, and financial aspects of long term care and elder care by one of the leading experts in the field. A complimentary luncheon […]

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Gifts Enhance Patient Safety and Comfort

  Studies have shown that patients who are out of bed and mobile earlier can lead to a quicker recovery, and a decreased length of stay.  Our physical therapy and nursing staff know firsthand how scary it can be for patients who are getting out of bed for the first time and need assistance from […]

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Grant Renewed for School Nurse Program

The Reed and Carolee Walker Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation has awarded a grant to the Ashland Community Hospital Foundation for $30,000 in support of the School Nurse Program for elementary and middle schools in the Ashland and Phoenix-Talent school districts. The grant will be used to provide the services of 2 full-time equivalent […]

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Louie’s BIG GIVE Benefits Your Hospital

Melissa Jensen and Tom DuBois, of Louie’s Restaurant located downtown on the Ashland Plaza, have partnered with the Ashland Community Hospital Foundation to help raise funds to benefit patient care initiatives at Asante Ashland Community Hospital. You can take advantage of their generous offer and help us maximize proceeds. Here’s how: Buy a $20 Louie’s […]

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Your Care, Your Voice

Earlier this week Asante Ashland Community Hospital, Asante Physician Partners, and Ashland Community Hospital Foundation teamed up to present to approximately 80 AAUW Ashland members and guests about healthcare in the their community. The program was called Your Care, Your Voice and attendees were updated on the major transformation healthcare is undergoing and how Asante […]

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Soroptimists Walk for Women’s Health

The Ashland Community Hospital Foundation is pleased to announce that they are the recipient of a grant for $2,000.00 from the Soroptimist International Wine Walk for Women’s Health, which was held on September 20, 2015 at Del Rio Vineyard and Winery.  The grant is designated for the purchase of equipment to enhance and expand gynecologic […]

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Celebrating Others One Light at a Time

The holidays are a special time of year when we celebrate friends, honor traditions, and remember loved ones. Lights for Life was introduced almost 30 years ago by the Ashland Community Hospital Foundation as a way to combine the spirit of the holidays with Ashland’s extraordinary sense of community. Over the years, it has become […]

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Keeping Patients Safe One Gift at a Time

This scenario plays out in hospitals all over the country: A frail or perhaps medicated patient awakens, climbs out of bed, and falls to the floor with a frightening thud. Preventing such falls is a high priority for all hospitals and, thanks to a gift from Asante Ashland Community Hospital employees, high-risk patients here will […]

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Learning Luncheon: Your Advance Directive

Are You Ready? Advance Directives aren’t just for the elderly. Experts say it’s never too early to have one in place in case of an accident, or sudden unexpected illness. Join us for a complimentary luncheon to learn what you will need to prepare your plan. Time will be allotted for questions and answers. When: 12 […]

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Learning Luncheon: Importance of Naming a Successor Trustee

Learn the duties and responsibilities of a trustee Attendees will enjoy a complimentary lunch while learning about the duties and responsibilities of a trustee. Time will be allotted for questions and answers. Presented by: Timothy J. Keefe, Senior Vice President, Trust Consultant, Raymond James Trust N.A. When: Friday, October 30th 12 – 2pm Where: Asante […]

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Giving Just Got Easier

We recently teamed up with two new partners to bring you alternative ways to support Asante Ashland Community Hospital. Now you can shop-to-give through AmazonSmile by designating Ashland Community Hospital Foundation as your charity of choice. AmazonSmile will donate 0.5% of qualified purchases to the foundation.  If you have some online shopping to do, consider […]

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Keeping School Kids Healthy One Bite at a Time

  We would like to give a big thank you to Ashland Shop N Kart for supporting Asante Ashland Community Hospital’s school nurse program and for helping to keep our kids well. The grocery store donated $2,000 to “Healthy Foods — An Alternative to Medication,” a program that provides healthy snacks for children in Ashland […]

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AACH Employees Put Their Dollars Where Their Hearts Are

Just how invested are Asante Ashland Community Hospital employees in giving patients a great experience? They’re so invested they have donated more than $24,000 to the Caregiver Fund, a novel employee initiative that raises money for much-needed equipment, services, or training at the hospital. Now that fund is giving back. On Wednesday, the Ashland Community […]

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Butler Ford Rallies for Patient Care

Employees, volunteers, physicians, and community members came together to participate in Butler Ford’s Drive 4 UR Community fundraiser on May 2. By test driving Ford vehicles, attendees raised $5,880 in donations, which will be used to support patient care initiatives at Asante Ashland Community Hospital. The Butler Automotive Group presented the check to CEO Sheila […]

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Score! SOU Athletics Give to Help Beat Cancer

Southern Oregon University ended the school year on a high note, and not only for a stellar football season. The athletics department raised $800 for breast cancer awareness and new imaging technology to aid in early detection. Associate athletic director Bobby Heiken presented the gift to hospital CEO Sheila Clough and Ashland Community Hospital Foundation […]

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School Nurse Program Receives Grant

The Reed and Carolee Walker Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation has awarded a grant to the Ashland Community Hospital Foundation for $30,000 in support of the School Nurse Program for elementary and middle schools in the Ashland and Phoenix-Talent school districts. The grant will be used to provide the services of 2 full-time equivalent […]

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Menopause, Hormones and You

  Media reports about menopause and hormone replacement can be confusing and conflicting. Learn what hormone replacement can do for you, its effect on conditions such as heart disease and breast cancer, and what alternative therapies are available. Presented by: Hillary Seger, MD, gynecologist, Asante Ashland Physician Partners When: 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 19 Where: […]

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Building A Healthy Financial Future

Join Us for a Learning Luncheon When: Noon, Wednesday, May 6 Where: AACH Conference Room 280 Maple Street, Ashland, Oregon Presented by: Liz Murphy CFP® MBA, ACH Foundation President Nancy Brewold-Johnson CLU, ChFC, CFP®, MSFS Independent advisors affiliated with Raymond James Financial Services Inc., Member FINRA/SIPC Program Description: As women we know that our nation […]

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Drive 4 Ur Community

Sign up today to Drive 4 Ur Community Hospital Saturday, May 2, 2015 10a.m. to 4p.m. Butler Ford, 1977 Hwy 99, Ashland Please join us from 10 a.m. to 4.pm. on May 2 at Butler Ford for an opportunity to test drive a car at no-obligation, and have Ford Motor Co. donate $20 to the Ashland Community […]

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Add Giving to Your Healthly Lifestyle Checklist

Over the weekend, I caught the very end of a story on the health benefits of giving. That got me thinking about why giving is so good for us. I checked two reliable sources, Health Hub from Cleveland Clinic and Greater Good. In their article, Why Giving is Good for Your Health, Cleveland Clinic listed […]

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And The Winner Is…

  The Ashland Community Hospital Foundation recently held a raffle for a great get-away package to Bend, Oregon.  The winning ticket was selected during the noon hour in the Maple Street Café at Asante Ashland Community Hospital on September 11, 2014. The lucky recipient is community member, Brian (Bear) Whitmore. Congratulations Bear! We want to […]

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Welcome

Welcome to the new and improved website for the Ashland Community Hospital Foundation.

I encourage you to browse our website regularly for news and updates on the foundation and our support of Asante Ashland Community Hospital (AACH). You now have the option to receive our “Inspirations” newsletter electronically. We are also enhancing our Gift Planning section to provide you with more free, no obligation information and tools that you can use to plan for your future. Look for exciting changes to this section at the end of August.

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