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The Cookeville Regional Charitable Foundation is the largest charitable outreach organization in the Upper Cumberland working to help struggling patients with vital healthcare services.
Disease, sickness and injury can affect any of us. When it does, we are here to help. We become hope when there is none. We work with providers across the region to find solutions for patients in crisis.
Through various programs and investments, our goal is to build a healthier Upper Cumberland community. Many funds and programs are established which improves health for our community.
We are grateful to our community for showing commitment and compassion while partnering with us for all of these years.
Meet Mary, a proud grandmother who loves to cheer her grandson on at soccer games. When Mary recently collapsed with chest and arm pain, she was rushed to the hospital and had to have bypass surgery.
“They took care of me perfectly. I was scared but they made me feel so comfortable, all the nurses and the doctors were wonderful.” After surgery and recovery, it was recommended that Mary join a program at the Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Center at Cookeville Regional.
“I have always worked to provide for my family. But once I got sick, things got bad. When I couldn’t work anymore, we used our savings fairly quickly. Within a few months I didn’t even know how I would afford to feed my family, keep the lights on or even pay for the gas to get me to my radiation treatments”. – Phillip
Martha is an active 72 year old woman. A retired administrative assistant, she enjoys gardening and watching her grandchildren on the weekends. A few months ago Martha suffered from a stroke which left her partially immobilized.
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