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2013 Recipients

BirthMatters: $7,785
Reduce postpartum depression and anxiety in low-income young women

Christmas in Action: $7,800
Building materials for home ramps for elderly, disabled and disadvantaged homeowners

Divinity Care Facility: $6,513
Shelter and medications for homeless male patients

First Tee of Spartanburg: $3,290
First Tee national school program at Woodland Heights Elementary

Girl Scouts of SC-Mountains to Midlands, Inc.: $9,500
New initiative for girls who are not currently Girl Scouts

Greer Community Ministries $10,000: (last installment of a $30,000 commitment)
Bus to provide safe transportation for seniors

Greer Relief & Resource Agency: $2,500
Prescription assistance program for individuals and families with emergency medical issues

The Haven: $20,000
Bedding supplies for homeless families

Helping Hands Ministries of the Woodruff Area, Inc.: $4,000
Pilot Healthy Choices program for preventing diabetes and stroke

Hope Center for Children: $5,000
Integration of online resources and donor databases following the merger of Ellen Hines Smith Girls’ Home and Children’s Shelter of the Upstate

Meeting Street Academy: $1,500
Health room equipment and health-related teaching materials

Middle Tyger Community Center: $19,200
Behavioral and mental health counseling services for low-income children and/or families

Mobile Meals Services of Spartanburg: $2,000
Purchase of 100 hot packs to keep meals hot while traveling to outlying communities

Monarch Elementary School: $3,400
Pedometers to increase wellness and prevent obesity

REACH Upstate, Inc.: $3,800
Expand pregnancy prevention program for at-risk teens

ReGenesis Healthcare Center: $85,000
Wellness on Wheels health program targeting low income children

SC Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy: $30,000 (last installment of a $60,000 commitment)
Safe health practices among sexually active teens

The Shepherd’s Center of Spartanburg: $2,000
Provide program materials for improved brain function in seniors

Southside Unity in the Community: $5,000
Playground equipment for St. Paul Community Park

SRHS AccessHealth: $80,000
Connect low-income, uninsured adults to medical care

SRHS Environmental Services: $6,396
Veri-Clean disinfection software for patient rooms

SRHS Gibbs Cancer Center & Research Institute: $7,000
Lung Cancer Early Detection Awareness and Screening Program

SRHS Joe R. Utley Heart Resource Center: $71,770 (first installment of a $225,000 commitment)
Heart-related community-based education and outreach services

SRHS Medical Education: $1,000
Convert valuable educational slides to a digital format for SRHS healthcare professionals

SRHS NICU: $28,245
SimNew B Baby infant simulator and accessories for nursing education

SRHS Nursing Family Partnership: $66,682 (over 3 years)
Two registered nurses to serve first-time teen mothers

SRHS Oncology Support Services/Gibbs Cancer Center & Research Institute: $5,000
Provide psychological services for low- income oncology patients

SRHS Palliative Care: $30,000
Palliative Care Education Resource Center

SRHS Physician Group: $20,000 (first installment of a $60,000 commitment)
Hospitalist fellow clinician for research and certification

SRHS Safe Kids: $10,495
Safe Kids Safety Town on Wheels

SRHS Sports Medicine: $4,450 (over 3 years)
Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing (ImPACT)

St. Luke’s Free Medical Clinic $12,500
Provides patient basic, life-sustaining medications

Thermal Belt Outreach Ministry $6,500
Food pantry to serve nutritionally disadvantaged residents in Polk County