The Mission of this Corporation is to improve the health and well-being of the residents of the Ohio Valley. The Corporation provides funding in support of health education for members of the community and healthcare professionals in the communities of Wheeling, West Virginia, Martins Ferry, Ohio, St. Clairsville, Ohio and the following counties: Brooke, Ohio, Marshall and Wetzel in West Virginia and Belmont, Jefferson, Monroe, Guernsey and Harrison in Ohio. It also provides funds for medical care for children, the elderly, the indigent, and others in need.
The River Valley Health Foundation was created as a result of the sale of Ohio Valley Medical Center and East Ohio Regional Hospital to Alecto Healthcare Hospitals, a for-profit health care system headquartered in California.
The River Valley Health Foundation was created to carry out the charitable outreach activities of the former not-for-profit Ohio Valley Medical Center and East Ohio Regional Hospital.