Who are we?

The Cherokee Indian Hospital Foundation (CIHF) has a mission within a mission, you might say: Primarily, it is to assist the well-being of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, enriching their lives through better health and healthcare outcomes. We do that by strengthening the Cherokee Indian Hospital Authority (CIHA), including the individual clinics and hospital that comprise it.

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A grand gala

The Foundation’s highest-profile community event returned after a two-year hiatus. The 11th Annual Foundation Gala was held on June 25, 2022 at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort in Cherokee, NC. It was a spectacular evening, with dinner, dancing, a photo booth, and a silent auction filled with valuable items donated by several local businesses and artists.

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