The Chesapeake Regional Health Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, which raises funds to help Chesapeake Regional Healthcare respond to the evolving health care needs of the community, has created the COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund to expand crisis services to patients and families.

The Foundation will be participating in #GivingTuesdayNow, a global day of giving, set to take place on May 5, 2020 as an emergency response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19. The day is designed to drive an influx of generosity, citizen engagement, business and philanthropy activation, and support for communities and nonprofits around the world.

Those interested in contributing to Chesapeake Regional Health Foundation should visit to place a secure, online gift. Chesapeake Regional Health Foundation’s COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund will be used to expand crisis services to patients and families throughout the community.

Organized by Giving Tuesday, in partnership with its global network of leaders, partners, communities and generous individuals. Giving Tuesday is a nonprofit organization that is dedicated to unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world.

Chesapeake Regional Health Foundation was founded in 1993 to support Chesapeake Regional Healthcare by helping the hospital respond to the evolving health care needs of the community. The foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

Chesapeake Regional Healthcare is home to Chesapeake Regional Medical Center, the only independent, community-based hospital in the Hampton Roads region providing compassionate, technologically advanced health care to the residents of southeastern Virginia and northeastern North Carolina for more than 40 years. It offers a nationally accredited Chest Pain Center, a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, a Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™ and several five-star ratings from Healthgrades®. The hospital has one of the busiest Emergency Departments and maternity wards in the area. With more than 600 physicians on staff, Chesapeake Regional was built to care for its community. It is dedicated to innovation and delivering the most advanced treatments in health care with a personalized touch. For more information, visit