As a not-for-profit healthcare provider, Carolinas Rehabilitation relies on philanthropic support to sustain and enhance innovative programs and services for its patients and families. Whether you are a grateful patient, family member, or simply an advocate for cutting-edge rehabilitative medicine, you can make a difference by helping fund special clinical programs, equipment, and technological advances. Carolinas Rehabilitation receives contributions through its charitable foundation, Atrium Health Foundation. All gifts are deductible for either income or estate tax purposes, as allowed by IRS guidelines.

Carolinas Rehabilitation is one of the largest not-for-profit rehabilitation healthcare providers in the nation, providing the full continuum of care from acute inpatient rehabilitation to extensive outpatient physician and therapy services. Carolinas Rehabilitation strives to achieve a threefold mission:

  • To care for people with disabilities;
  • To offer specialized training for physicians and other healthcare providers;
  • To conduct original research to minimize the impact of disabling illnesses and trauma.

The Future of Carolinas Rehabilitation



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Opportunities for Giving

The Foundation manages more than 200 funds supporting Atrium Health, including the Carolinas Rehabilitation Fund, the Adaptive Sports and Adventures Program Fund, the Spinal Cord Injury Fund, and the Logan Stroud Special Needs Fund. By giving to one of these funds, you play a vital role in expanding treatment options for patients throughout the Carolinas and beyond.

This fund helps to support the Adaptive Sports and Adventures Program which offers outdoor recreation and sports activities for disabled youth and adults. Activities include adaptive sailing, water skiing, wheelchair basketball, hand cycling, snow skiing, rugby, and many more.

This fund supports the most critical programmatic and facilities needs of Carolinas Rehabilitation, including professional education opportunities for nursing and therapy staff, patient and family support programs, community outreach, and facility enhancements.


Provides funding for equipment, resources, or program needs for the spinal cord injury team, as well as supporting Atrium’s Living Fit and Engaged (LIFE) program to help improve patient quality of life through exercise, employment counseling, and various other training.


Provides funding to deserving patients and families being treated at Carolinas Rehabilitation who need assistance to pay for medically necessary services, supplies, and special programs. This might include transportation vouchers or passes, scholarships to cover uninsured rehabilitation treatment programs, support group funding, special equipment and supplies, educational materials, temporary housing assistance, or various other services and programs for patient families.


Provides funding to advance the academic, clinical, and research mission of cancer rehabilitation within Atrium Health, in partnership with Carolinas Rehabilitation and Levine Cancer Institute. The fund also supports areas such as the development of protocols and educational programs and training for Atrium Health teammates pursuing a specialization in cancer rehabilitation care delivery.


This fund is dedicated to the support of resident education programs and notable faculty research and educational endeavors associated with the Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at Carolinas Medical Center and/or Carolinas Rehabilitation.


Carolinas Rehabilitation receives contributions through its charitable foundation, Atrium Health Foundation. All gifts are deductible for either income or estate tax purposes, as allowed by IRS guidelines.





Take a look at some of the people, programs, and services that make Carolinas Rehabilitation a destination for world-class rehabilitative care: