Wilson Community Developments & Health News

As part of our commitment to improving the health and wellness of our community, Healthcare Foundation of Wilson gathers the most relevant and recent health news to share with Wilson community members. Check out our newsfeed below for medical news updates, trending health topics and community-impacting announcements.

Health Clinic

Forest Hills Middle School opens student health center

A $220,000 grant from Healthcare Foundation of Wilson funds a student health center at Forest Hills Middle School.  Read more about the […]

I can do this

Vick Gets Fit Grant Program builds strong bodies and minds

A $5,900 grant from Healthcare Foundation of Wilson to Seeds of Hope Wilson helps Vick Elementary students get fit by building strong bodies […]

Wilson Prep Wellness Program

Healthcare Foundation of Wilson Grantee Wellness Program

With a $50,000 grant from Healthcare Foundation of Wilson, Wilson Preparatory Academy, rolls out a new Wellness Program to combine the use of technology […]

A Healthier Wilson community

Community Health Needs Assessment – tackles health challenges

The 2016 Community Health Needs Assessment identified health challenges for Wilson County.  Read more about the results identified.  The full report is […]

Dr. Lawrence retires

Dr. Leesa Lawrence Retires

Congratulations to Dr. Leesa Lawrence, who is retiring and has served as a founding board member for the Healthcare Foundation of Wilson.  In […]

Collective Impact Grant

Wilson 20/20 receives Healthcare Foundation of Wilson Grant

Read more about the Wilson 20/20 collaboration and collective impact grant from Healthcare Foundation of Wilson. Wilson 20/20 collaboration

Focused on Fitness

WALKING FOR HEALTH: Eight schools getting tracks thanks to grant

WALKING FOR HEALTH: Eight schools getting walking tracks thanks to grant from Healthcare Foundation of Wilson. See more about this in the […]


Healthcare Foundation of Wilson Awards 19 Grants Totaling $1.3 Million

WILSON, N.C. (Aug. 17, 2016) – Healthcare Foundation of Wilson is investing $1.3 million in community projects that focus on solutions to […]

Making an impact with our children

Help All Children Grow Up at a Healthy Weight

Grantmakers in Health and The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation have a goal to reverse the childhood obesity epidemic by 2015.  Read about […]