Making an Impact

What we do at Bayhealth touches so many lives, whether a donor or a recipient of assistance, you’ve let us know who much giving to Bayhealth as affected you, your family and your community. If you would like to tell your story, please click here to fill out a form to let us know why you choose to donate to Bayhealth or what being a recipient of a donation meant to you.

Five decades of caring for Milford… and counting.

Milford is a special place. There’s a genuine goodness that runs through the town. And Bayhealth Milford Memorial Hospital is a proud part of the town’s history. And for the past 50 years, Dr. Richard “Dick” Crabb and his wife Pat have made it their business to care for Milford Memorial. Read More.

i.g. Burton & Company

Burton feels compelled to support Milford. He and his company have deep roots in the community and believe in its future. Burton is involved in multiple community organizations and serves on boards and committees that promote the region’s health. Read More.

A lifetime of support: Cheryl Rogers, RN, CPHQ

Throughout her career, Cheryl Rogers has supported the growth and development of Bayhealth. Rogers has also participated in every giving campaign for Bayhealth for decades. Read More.


Grateful patient and former board member benefits from medical services he helped to create

Robert “Bob” Berglund also knows Bayhealth from a patient's perspective. “I didn’t have to shop around. I watched as we recruited expert surgeons. I knew in advance that I was getting the benefit of a first class cardiovascular program.” Read More.

Why I give

Donald knows that his life was spared because of Dr. Newell and the Bayhealth ED, and for that he is extremely grateful. Several months later, he reached out to the Bayhealth Foundation to find a way to express his thanks with a donation. Specifically, he wanted to help with the bills of young patients, not fully covered by health insurance, coming through life-threatening illnesses or accidents. Read More.


Legacy of caring and giving

Few physicians can say that they’ve had an active, professional relationship with a health system like Bayhealth for more than 50 years. Ralph Zaragoza, MD., and his wife Claire — a retired operating room nurse — have done just that. In their retirement, they remain connected by supporting the Bayhealth Foundation. Read More.


Committed to Milford

Andrew “Joe” Adkisson and his wife Barbara are warm, charismatic folks who have lived in Milford for nearly five decades. Joe is in his 80s and Barbara is in her 70s, but they share a vibrancy that will make you believe that age really is just a number. Read More.



We believe in Milford

For the Grier family of Milford, giving back is a way of life. Gary and Judy Grier have been involved with Bayhealth for almost 30 years, and now their son, Garrett, has carried the tradition to the next generation. Read More.



Saving Savannah: Bayhealth Saves Baby Born Two Months Premature

Savannah Jane Snow came into the world two months early and weighing a fragile three pounds, 11 ounces. Less than a year later, Savannah was a healthy, happy, 18 pound baby who charms family members and strangers alike. Her parents credit the Special Care Nursery at Bayhealth – Kent General Hospital. Read More.



“When the word cancer becomes part of your vocabulary, your life changes.”

It started with a swelling on her face. Her cheek became swollen for no apparent reason. “As a guidance counselor, wife, mother of four, grandmother of six, I instinctively take care of others,” says Mary Jane Willis, “I just tried to forget about it at the time.” But it was a sign of something much more serious than she ever imagined. Read More.