About the Office of Philanthropy

The Office Of Philanthropy coordinates all fundraising efforts for Covenant Health hospitals, programs and services.

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Get Involved

The Covenant Health Office of Philanthropy team coordinates all fund raising efforts for Covenant hospitals, programs and services. We are grateful for the opportunity to partner with individuals, businesses and organizations in our community who want to make a difference in the health and well-being of the citizens of East Tennessee.

Would you like to get involved? Please contact any of us to learn how your donation can impact the health care available for you, your family, your friends and neighbors.

Foundations Supporting Our Mission

Claiborne County Healthcare Foundation

This foundation serves the residents of Claiborne and surrounding counties by supporting Claiborne Medical Center.

Fort Sanders Foundation

This foundation provides support and manages contributions for the programs and services of Fort Sanders Regional, and other Covenant Health affiliates and programs.

Methodist Medical Center Foundation

This foundation manages charitable contributions that support Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.

Dr. Robert F. Thomas Foundation

This foundation honors Dr. Robert F. Thomas by supporting the services and innovations of LeConte Medical Center.

Thompson Cancer Survival Center Foundation

This foundation supports cancer care throughout Covenant Health by funding research, community services and patient support.

Morristown-Hamblen Hospital Foundation

This foundation supports Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System in promoting and advancing community well-being through quality care.

Contact Us

Covenant Health Office of Philanthropy
280 Fort Sanders West Blvd., Suite 202
Knoxville, TN 37922

Office: 865-531-5210
Fax: 865-531-5211
Email: [email protected]

Foundation Contacts

Chip Bryant
Vice President of Philanthropy and Chief Philanthropy Officer
Office: 865-531-5081 | Email: [email protected]om

Amber Bates
Special Events Manager, Office of Philanthropy
Office: 865-531-5205 | Email: [email protected]

Angie Cooper
Accounting and Development Coordinator, Office of Philanthropy
Office: 865-531-5212 | Email: [email protected]

Elizabeth Essary
Development Manager, Dr. Robert F. Thomas Foundation
Office: 865-446-9627 | Fax: 865-446-9626 | Email: [email protected]

Jennifer “Jen” Sheehan
Development Manager, Fort Sanders Foundation and Methodist Medical Center Foundation
Office: 865-531-5205 | Email: [email protected]

Haley Fugate
Development Manager, Morristown-Hamblen Hospital Foundation
Office: 423-492-5602 | Fax: 423-318-2517 | Email: [email protected]

Laura Wallace
Grants and Funding Manager, Office of Philanthropy
Office: 865-531-5216 | Email: [email protected]

Gina Williams
Development Manager, Thompson Cancer Survival Center Foundation
Office: 865-531-5226 | Email: [email protected]

Each foundation is a tax-exempt charitable organization under IRS code 501(c)(3). All donations to the foundation are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed.

A Not-For-Profit, Community-Owned Healthcare System

We are committed to improving the quality of life in East Tennessee through better health. In partnership with our generous donors, Covenant’s 10,000+ employees, physicians, and volunteers are providing the very best care for our patients and their families.

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