About Us

Who We are

Board members at a strategic retreat.

Founded in 1980, and earning charitable status in 1981, the John C. Fremont Hospital Foundation is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) dedicated to strengthening the rural communities of the John C. Fremont Healthcare District (JCFHD) to maximize health through partnership and philanthropy. We strengthen our communities by working together to achieve mutual health goals. Our philanthropic partnerships with JCFHD and the communities it serves span over 40 years.

What We Do

We strive to improve the health and well-being of everyone living in or visiting our entire region through 

With JCFHD, we share a common commitment to excellence and access to quality health care and health information.

Board member, Jill Harry, with our 2023 high school senior scholarship winners.

Our Impact

Healthcare District Town Hall Meeting

Your financial support and partnership help ensure:


Our People

Heather Bernikoff



Secretary, Giving Committee Chair,
Media Manager

Learn more about Jill

Saralynn Nusbaum



Strategy, Planning, &
Fundraising Committee Chair

Learn more about Carole

Michael Wichmann

Events Committee Chair

Learn more about Mike



Brick Program Chair and Historian

Learn more about Megan

Your trust matters. Please feel free to review our Form 990 tax submissions: