Our Healing Environment
Well-being is as much about the spirit as the body. Your generosity supports art, music and miles of walking trails at Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital, to ground our community in peace and comfort, even in the hardest times.
A Hospital in a Park Gardens and healing Spaces
Recognizing that few things are deeper and more healing than our connection to the natural world, the hospital's stunning 56-acre campus offers gardens, walking trails, and gorgeous flowering trees outside patient windows. We invite patients, family members, and our broader community to explore our trails and draw on our landscape as a resource for rest and reflection.
Through annual fundraising events including In The Pink Tennis Tournament and the beloved Martha’s Market, The Women’s Committee has raised nearly $6 million over the past 30 years to fight breast cancer and benefit women’s health in our communty. From free breast health screening days serving 200 women annually to wigs, scarves and eduational resources to help women on their cancer journey, TWC-funded programs are a lifeline for women and families during some of the toughest moments of their lives. Contact TWCchair@gmail.com or call 434-654-8258 to find out more or join The Women's Committee.
Volunteer at the Hosptial
Volunteers have a special place in the Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital family. They are the friendly smile, the helping hand, the compassionate listener for our patient and our team members. They are the heart of our Martha Jefferson Caring Tradition!
of your gift directly supports programs that benefit our local community.
More than 300 people comprise our volunteer community—welcoming visitors at our front desks, serving on numerous committees and boards, and raising valuable funds to provide an unmatched margin of care for our community. They support every our patients and staff in every aspect of Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital’s operations.
How to Become a Volunteer:
We welcome community members aged 18 and up to join our family of hospital volunteers in a wide variety of roles, all of which are carefully designed to meet strict health and safety measures. Let us know your interests and we will find a place for you! Safety is our top priority for all volunteers. Contact Renee Dinwiddie at email@example.com or 434-654-7327 to find out more.