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Why I Give: Margaret Worten

Each year, the WakeMed Foundation’s Community Campaign offers an opportunity to support hospital programs and services. We sat down with Margaret Worten, a local marketing executive and Community Campaign Volunteer, to talk about why serving WakeMed matters to her. Margaret Worten Celebrates the Scope of WakeMed’s Work Margaret Worten doesn’t work in medicine or health […]

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Why I Give: Jun Park

Each year, the WakeMed Foundation’s Community Campaign offers an opportunity to support hospital programs and services. We chatted with Jun Park, Vice President of Business Product Operations at Express Scripts, to talk about why supporting WakeMed matters. Working in the pharmaceutical industry, Jun Park was in a position to bolster COVID relief immediately when the […]

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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: 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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5 Reasons Why the WakeMed Foundation Should Be at the Top of Your List on #GivingTuesday

It’s Giving Tuesday! Giving Tuesday Now is a Global Generosity movement designed in response to the unprecedented needs caused by COVID-19. The WakeMed Foundation is appreciative of the incredible outpouring of support we’ve seen from the community thus far, and we continue to welcome philanthropic gifts to support WakeMed and the health and well-being of […]

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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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