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2011 Recipients

Charles Lea Center: $1,000
To provide assistance in the “Empowering Independence” initiative toward the installation of a life skills training center

Children’s Advocacy Center: $6,000
To provide funding for in the child abuse therapy program

Church Builders Tabernacle: $12,483
To facilitate growth of the food pantry to serve the nutritionally disadvantaged

Greer Community Ministries: $10,000 over three years ($30,000)
To assist in purchase of a new bus that provides safer transportation for seniors

Habitat for Humanity: $5,750
To install new safety measures to make the construction experience and sites safer for their volunteers

Healthy Smiles: $5,476
To support adolescent health by reducing oral health and dental care disparities among adolescents in all Spartanburg County Schools

Helping Hands Ministry: $2,500
To assist with client prescriptions, free health screenings, supplies and program promotions

Middle Tyger Community Center: $9,000
To support counseling services in providing specialized play therapy to individuals and families

P.A.C.E. Center: $5,000
To provide funds to purchase and implement a computer network system streamlining and improving efficiency and effectiveness in all areas of business and client practices

Spartanburg Methodist College: $10,000
To purchase equipment and supplies for Microbiology, Anatomy and Physiology labs

Spartanburg Regional Employee Wellness Program, Village Hospital: $7,740
To increase employee and community awareness on healthy nutrition choices through the “Healthy Tray Project”

Spartanburg Regional Ida Thompson Child Development Program: $971
To purchase Pediatric First Aid and CPR training materials to implement in training of staff for certification or re-certification in key safety areas.

Spartanburg Regional NICU: $10,000
To purchase educational programs for staff, educational material for parents and breast pumps for mothers

Spartanburg Regional Nursing Administration: $100,000
To develop and equip a High Fidelity Simulation (HFS) Lab to strengthen employee education within the healthcare system and community

Spartanburg Regional Occupational Therapy: $36,260
To purchase the Bioness H200 Upper Extremity and L300 Lower Extremity Rehabilitation System, which will support and improve treatment of patients with neurological diagnoses resulting in limb weakness or paralysis

Spartanburg Regional Orthopaedics: $8,527
To purchase specialized orthopedic recliners that will allow patients to remain out of bed for longer periods of time

SRHS Safe Kids: $4,198
To purchase Child Passenger Safety Simulator Training Seats and safety seat check point signs

Spartanburg Regional Security: $32,150
To purchase a specialized Training Lab with realistic training simulator systems, which will train and prepare Regional Security staff in safety and security

Village Hospital: $11,849
To purchase the Advanced Life Support Simulation Mannequin that will help prepare Village Hospital staff for emergency situations

St. Luke’s Free Medical Clinic: $12,500
To provide the costs of a comprehensive organizational assessment, electronic health records, consolidation and implementation of new legal requirements

The Carpenters Table Community Outreach Center: $6,000
To provide assistance to over 100 people for breast cancer, prostate and cholesterol health screenings

The Children’s Security Blanket: $1,000
To provide assistance with expenses not covered by insurance to families of children in the treatment of cancer

The Walker Foundation: $3,727
To purchase adjustable changing tables for The School for the Multi-handicapped students

Total Ministries: $2,500
To fund the MEDIC (Medicine for the Elderly, Disabled, Infirm and Children) program in purchasing basic and life-sustaining medications

Woodruff Free Medical Clinic: $10,000
To provide quality health care to lower Spartanburg County residents who need assistance with healthcare and medication