Employee Education Support

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Westminster Canterbury is firmly committed to helping employees who wish to continue their education. Family scholarships and the Payne Family Employee Education Fund help part-time and full-time workers pursue educational opportunities. Donations to these funds translate into a better educated and more competent workforce in our community.

Donors may choose from the educational options listed below when considering how to direct their tax-deductible gift. Each fund plays a unique role and provides support to Westminster Canterbury team members.

  • AllenEmma Science Scholarship assists those pursuing a college degree in geriatric services and health sciences.
  • Cary A. Coffing Memorial Scholarship assists those pursuing trades and/or middle skills job training.
  • Lamar Nix/Anny C. Bennett Scholarship assists those pursing studies in geriatric health services.
  • Payne Family Employee Education Fund provides employees with a loan opportunity to help further their education.
  • Margaret “Peggy” Slusher Memorial Award helps healthcare team members advance to higher nursing degrees; i.e. LPN, RN and MSN degree.


Contact Us

For more information about charitable giving at Westminster Canterbury, or if you have any questions, please contact Marianne Sanford, Vice President, (434) 386-3507, or by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

How to Make a Gift

How to Make a Gift

To make your gift today, please select any of the Donate Now links. Gifts via check should be made payable to Westminster Canterbury Lynchburg Foundation and mailed to the Foundation at the following address:

Westminster Canterbury of Lynchburg
501 VES Road
Lynchburg, VA 24503.

For more information on how to make a gift of stock, contribute through you IRA account and to ask questions about estate planning, please contact the Development Office, (434) 386-3415.

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