Community partnerships are are a major factor in WHAT’s success and ensure our long-term sustainability. They have increased access to care, avoided duplication of services, provided improved coordination of care, and improved patient outcomes.

The same community partnerships that were the bedrock of our inception still exist today. These local, regional and statewide partnerships include:

  • Cape Fear Community College
  • Cape Fear HealthNet
  • Community Care of Lower Cape Fear
  • National Assembly on School-based Health Care
  • New Hanover County Department of Social Services
  • New Hanover County Schools
  • New Hanover Regional Medical Center
  • North Carolina Center of Excellence for Integrated Care
  • North Carolina School-Based Health Alliance
  • Quality Enhancement for Nonprofit Organizations
  • South East Area Health Education Center
  • University of North Carolina - Wilmington
  • Wilmington Housing Authority


The funding WHAT receives from a variety of public and private donors is instrumental in enabling us to advance our mission and sustain our services throughout the years. Some of the more prominent public, private and corporate funders, past and present, include:

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Foundation of North Carolina
  • Cape Fear Garden Club, Inc.
  • The Cannon Foundation
  • Cape Fear Garden Club
  • Cape Fear Memorial Foundation
  • Corning Foundation
  • The Duke Endowment
  • Eshelman Foundation
  • Governor’s Institute on Substance Abuse
  • Health and Wellness Trust Fund
  • Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust
  • Landfall Foundation
  • NC Department of Health and Human Services
  • NC Office of Rural Health and Community Care
  • PPD
  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
  • United Way of the Cape Fear Area
  • US Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
  • Wilmington Woman’s Club

Questions?  Please contact our Director of Development Elizabeth Redenbaugh.  You may also donate online here.