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2018 Phase II Winners Awarded

2018 Phase II Winners Awarded

On Thursday, October 25, 2018, the Trinity Health Foundation of East Tennessee awarded over $923,000 in grants to 10 nonprofit organizations.  These grants are the result of a year-long effort to stimulate projects related to Trinity’s mission of improving the physical, emotional, and spiritual health of East Tennessee.  In March, 53 proposals were submitted and from those, 11 large and 11 small…

Congratulations to Dr. H. Lee Martin, Trinity’s Healthcare Hero!

Congratulations to Dr. H. Lee Martin, Trinity’s Healthcare Hero!

Trinity President, Dr. H. Lee Martin, was honored as a 2018 Healthcare Hero in the Community Outreach category at the Foundry on September 8. Dr. Martin played a critical role in developing Trinity Foundation’s unique two-phase grant process that has awarded over $5.5 million to organizations throughout our community. Click here to read more about Dr. Martin and Trinity’s grant…

2017 Grants – Bringing Dreams to Reality

2017 Grants – Bringing Dreams to Reality

In 2017, Trinity Health Foundation awarded a Phase II grant to the Jefferson Rural Clinic (JRC) in Jefferson County, TN.  The clinic has provided medical services for some time but wished to expand to provide free and/or low-cost dental care to residents at or below the Federal Poverty Level in Jefferson and Grainger Counties. JRC submitted a grant request “Bringing…

2017 Silver Lamp Awards

2017 Silver Lamp Awards

Trinity Health Foundation of East Tennessee hosted the 2017 Silver Lamp Awards on Thursday, January 18, 2018, at The Foundry. This year, Trinity recognized 25 healthcare professionals who received a Silver Lamp Award for continuing education during the 2017 calendar year.  Each of the 14 hospitals in our area selects up to two individuals who exemplify outstanding leadership and dedication…

Trinity Welcomes New Board Members for 2018

Trinity Welcomes New Board Members for 2018

Trinity is pleased to announce the addition of three new board members for 2018: Robert C. DeNovo, III, Benét Theiss, and Twuanna Munroe Ward.  Robert is Senior Vice President and Financial Advisor at Pinnacle Asset Management. Benét is an attorney at Young Williams Law Firm. Twuanna is Vice President of Transaction Accounting at Scripps Networks.  We are excited about the…

2017 Phase II Winners

2017 Phase II Winners

On Thursday, October 26th, the Trinity Health Foundation of East Tennessee awarded over $850,000 in grants to eleven nonprofit organizations.  These grants are the result of a year-long effort to stimulate projects related to Trinity’s mission of improving the physical, emotional, and spiritual health of East Tennessee.  From 65 proposals submitted on April, 11 large and 13 small Phase I…

2016 Silver Lamp Awards Dinner

2016 Silver Lamp Awards Dinner

On Thursday, January 19, 2017, Trinity Health Foundation of East Tennessee hosted the 2016 Silver Lamp Awards dinner at The Foundry.  This event honored the 28 healthcare professionals who received a Silver Lamp Award for continuing education during the 2016 calendar year.  Two individuals were selected for their outstanding leadership and dedication by staff at each of the 14 hospitals…