The Ladies Board announces fulfillment of historic $1.2 million pledge to Inova Loudoun Hospital

Leesburg, VA, July 8, 2024 — The Ladies Board is proud to announce the fulfillment of their historic $1.2 million pledge to Inova Loudoun Hospital, marking the single largest gift in The Ladies Board’s 112-year history. These funds have supported a variety of needs throughout the hospital, including patient programs and services, staff education, and clinical equipment. The latest round of funding will provide support for Life with Cancer’s Loudoun Pediatric Program, OB/GYN equipment and midwife training for the Inova Cares for Women – Lansdowne, a simulation model for clinical training and support in other critical areas.

“This significant contribution reflects our ongoing commitment to supporting the hospital and enhancing the quality of care for our community,” said Ro Robinson-Berner, President of The Ladies Board of Inova Loudoun Hospital. “I am grateful for all of The Ladies Board members, associates and our wonderful community supporters who donate, volunteer and shop with us. Together we were able to achieve this significant pledge.”

“For more than a century, The Ladies Board’s generosity has played a crucial role in supporting our work to provide exceptional healthcare to our Loudoun community,” commented Susan Carroll, President, ILH.  “They are a shining example of the profound difference we can make when we come together to support one another.”

In recognition of their generosity, the hospital named two new spaces in honor of The Ladies Board: the education center and a healing garden adjacent to the new patient tower.

The fulfillment of this pledge exemplifies the mission of The Ladies Board of Inova Loudoun Hospital. which is to promote goodwill between the community and the hospital and to raise funds for patient services, nursing education, and hospital projects. The Ladies Board manages and operates the Riverside Gift Shop at Inova Loudoun Hospital, Twice Is Nice Thrift Shop in Leesburg, Lights of Love, and the Annual Ladies Board Rummage Sale, among other activities.


The Ladies Board of Inova Loudoun Hospital is a non-profit organization with the mission to promote goodwill between the community and the hospital and to raise funds for patient services, nursing education, and hospital projects.

About Inova

We are Inova, Northern Virginia and the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area’s leading nonprofit healthcare provider. With expertise and compassion, we partner with our patients to help them stay healthy. We treat illness, heal injury and look at a patient’s whole health to help them flourish. Through our expansive network of hospitals, primary and specialty care practices, emergency and urgent care centers, and outpatient services, Inova provides care for more than one million unique patients every year. Total patient visits exceed four million annually, demonstrating our ability to deliver the best clinical care and ensuring a seamless experience for all who rely on us for their healthcare needs. Consistently ranked and recognized as a national healthcare leader in safety, quality and patient experience, Inova’s world-class care is made possible by the strength and breadth of our network, our 24,000 team members, our technology and our innovation. Inova is home to Northern Virginia’s only Level 1 Trauma Center and Level 4 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and provides high-quality healthcare to every person in every community we are privileged to serve – regardless of ability to pay – every day of their life. More information about Inova can be found at

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