Sentara Cares

Community Partnerships
Joining Forces to Improve Health

Meet our village

Improving community health is a team sport. We are blessed to have hundreds of local partners working alongside us to address the most pressing health challenges here at home, so that all our neighbors have the opportunity to live healthy, fulfilling lives.

In 2023, it was our honor to award more than $1 million in grant funding through Sentara Cares and the Martha Jefferson Hospital Foundation to these worthy partners. We invite you to follow the links below for short video clips highlighting their work--and the impact of your support--in our community. 


The Journey Home

To help families in crisis find a safe harbor, Sentara Cares grant funding supports The Journey Home in Louisa County. The home helps families by providing food, shelter, spiritual and…

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Wintergreen Fire and Rescue

Supported by a Sentara Cares grant, Wintergreen Fire and Rescue in Nelson County is launching the first community paramedicine program in the Blue Ridge Health District. The program promises to…

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Habitat for Humanity of Charlottesville

Recognizing that safe, decent, affordable housing is fundamental to a healthy life, Sentara Health proudly partners with Habitat for Humanity of Charlottesville to provide housing for more than 200 families…

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Market Central

Access to fresh, healthy food is fundamental to a healthy life. Yet thousands of children and families in our region live in poverty and lack regular access to nourishing, fresh…

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The Jefferson Area Board on Aging helps seniors in our community live a better life. Recognizing that access to prescriptions and affordable care is fundamental to healthy aging, Sentara Cares…

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Central Virginia Farm Workers Initiative

To reach the migrant farm worker community with vital preventive health screenings and access to care, in 2023 Sentara Cares partnered with the Central Virginia Farm Workers Initiative. Grant funding…

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Child Health Partnership

What happens in the first five years of a child’s life sets the course for what’s to come. That’s why Sentara Cares grant funding makes possible child and family health…

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Bennett’s Village

All children deserve the opportunity to play and have fun. Sentara Cares grant funding is lowering barriers to play by helping Bennett’s Village create a multi-generational, all-abilities playground at Pen…

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For More Information:

Contact TWC Chair Jennifer McGlothlin at to find out more and get involved.