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Women’s Health and Empowerment Circle

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Virginia Hospital Center Foundation’s Women’s Health and Empowerment Circle engages and inspires women to support excellent medical care, advanced medical technologies and the best options for child, senior and women’s healthcare. WHEC members support critical areas of Virginia Hospital Center and help to advance its mission to be the Best Hospital.

The Women’s Health and Empowerment Circle (WHEC) is a collection of dedicated women who value community, and want to ensure access to the best medical care is available to everyone through support for Virginia Hospital Center and its programs.

By joining WHEC, you make a powerful statement in support of healthcare for women and families. Click here to make your gift online and join WHEC today!

Mother's Day Cards

Celebrate the women in your life with a personalized Mother’s Day Card. For a donation of $20 per card, Virginia Hospital Center Foundation will send a Mother’s Day card, personalized with your name and/or message to the special women in your life. All contributions support access to the best healthcare for women, children and families and the WHEC funding project for 2015. Click here to purchase cards now!

For more information, please contact kferris@virginiahospitalcenter.com or 703-717-4439. Thank you!

Join Today!

Joining the Women’s Health and Empowerment Circle is possible with your gift of $1,000 to Virginia Hospital Center, and your pledge of support at that level over 5 years. You may designate your gift to support the 2014 WHEC Designated Funding Project (see below), or any other Virginia Hospital Center area or program. Thank you for your support!

Click here to join WHEC today!

Member Benefits

  • The knowledge that you are empowering and educating women about healthcare.
  • Recognition in Cornerstone newsletter, Virginia Hospital Center’s Wall of Honor and the Virginia Hospital Center Foundation website.
  • Invitations to WHEC educational and social events.
  • Opportunities to engage with Hospital leaders, doctors and volunteers.
  • Assistance with making your Hospital visit as worry-free as possible.

Learn More

For more information on the Women’s Health and Empowerment Circle, WHEC events and activities, or if you would like to join the WHEC Advisory Board, please contact Kelly Ferris at 703.717.4439
Advisory Board
  • Nancy Popovich, The Wise Investor Group, Co-Chair
  • Paula Poskon, Co-Chair
  • Carol Caparosa, Project Knitwell

  • Alissa Curry, First Virginia Community Bank
  • Muriel Garr, SunTrust
  • Erica Gasparott
  • Betsy Frantz, Leadership Arlington
  • Danine Fresch Gray, DDS, Clarendon Dental Arts
  • Corey Hinderstein, U.S. Department of Energy
  • Kathy Lash
  • Kathleen Montgomery, The Chertoff Group
  • Jessica Pannell, Conway & Pannell, PLLC
  • Susan Pascocello
  • Nancy Perry
  • Susanne Lashgari Prather, MD, FACOG
  • Angie Wilcox

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