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Why I Give – Larry Barbour

Each year, the WakeMed Foundation’s Annual Giving Campaign offers an opportunity to support hospital programs and services. We sat down with Larry Barbour, president and chief executive officer of North State Bank, and longtime board member and supporter of WakeMed to talk about why supporting WakeMed matters to him. Larry Barbour’s Calling Some people have jobs; others […]

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Why I Give: Caron Hodges

Each year, the WakeMed Foundation’s Community Campaign offers an opportunity to support hospital programs and services. We sat down with Caron Hodges, a full-time working wife and mother and WakeMed Foundation Community Campaign Volunteer, to talk about why serving WakeMed matters to her. I’m grateful that we have an institution locally that is focused not only on […]

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Why I Give: Brian Reid

Each year, the WakeMed Foundation’s Community Campaign offers an opportunity to support hospital programs and services. We sat down with Brian Reid, president of TowneBank Triangle, and longtime supporter of WakeMed to talk about why supporting WakeMed matters to him. Serving Others, Enriching Lives One of the core principles of TowneBank is serving others and enriching lives. […]

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Why I Give: Creighton Blackwell

Each year, the WakeMed Foundation’s Community Campaign offers an opportunity to support hospital programs and services. We sat down with Creighton Blackwell, member of the WakeMed Board of Directors and Vice President of Corporate Affairs and Community Engagement at Coastal Credit Union, to talk about why serving WakeMed matters to him. I’ve lived in the Triangle […]

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Why I Give: Will Barfield

Each year, the WakeMed Foundation’s Community Campaign offers an opportunity to support hospital programs and services. We sat down with Will Barfield, a local leader and Chair of the Community Campaign, to talk about why serving WakeMed and the community is important to him.  Talking to other people about supporting WakeMed is easy for me because I […]

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Why I Give: Marco Rodriguez

Each year, the WakeMed Foundation’s Community Campaign offers an opportunity to support hospital programs and services. We sat down with Marco Rodriguez, a local leader and Foundation supporter, to talk about why he gives back to the people and places that make this community great. I’m originally from Venezuela. I lived in Oklahoma for 13 […]

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Supporting WakeMed’s Mission

As the philanthropic partner of WakeMed Health & Hospitals, the WakeMed Foundation is focused on supporting the health and well-being of our community. Together, we have an impressive track record of connecting the passions of our supporters with the lifesaving care WakeMed delivers each and every day. From helping fund the construction of several key […]

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