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2023 Recipients

Community Grant Awards

Academic Technology and Wellness Academy: $9,000
This grant will support the “Wellness Starts Here" program to promote wellness among children and their families in Cherokee County.

Angels Charge Ministry: $7,500
This grant will provide counseling services as well as basic health care for women in crisis. 

BattleBetty Foundation: $7,500
This grant will provide one-on-one case management for women veterans. 

C4 Services, Inc.: $5,000
This grant will provide crisis care and housing for residents in Union County. 

Children’s Cancer Partners of the Carolinas: $6,000
This grant will help cover costs of travel, food and lodging for families whose child is undergoing treatment for cancer. 

FAVOR Upstate: $9,000
This grant will support comprehensive, research-based service to combat Substance Abuse Disorder among residents of Spartanburg, Cherokee and Union counties. 

Healthy Smiles of Spartanburg: $9,000
This grant will support expanded dental care for children in Spartanburg and Cherokee counties. 

Lions Vision Services: $6,000
This grant will expand access to eye care, saving or restoring sight for vulnerable populations in the Upstate.

Project R.E.S.T.: $9,000
This grant will be used to assist clients with immediate needs such as prescription refills, transportation costs, rent and utility payments.

Servants for Sight: $5,000
This grant will support screening events in Spartanburg at AccessHealth and St. Luke’s Free Medical Clinic for connection to vision care, including glasses and eye surgery. 

Spartanburg Community Dental Center: $9,300
This grant will be used to purchase additional equipment necessary to expand dental services to the most vulnerable in Spartanburg.  

St. Luke's Free Medical Clinic: $8,000
This grant will expand efforts in managing chronic conditions, such as hypertension and diabetes, for all patients. 

The Family Effect: $8,600
This grant will help to ensure continued access to medically supervised, residential detox services for Spartanburg, Union and Cherokee County residents at The Phoenix Center.  

The Period Project: $8,500
This grant will provide menstrual products for those with limited access in Spartanburg, Cherokee and Union counties.

Upstate Family Resource Center: $10,000
This grant will pilot a program to provide linguistically appropriate counseling services to the Latino population in Spartanburg.


Hospital Grant Awards

Cherokee Medical Center: $56,032.87
This grant will fund an upgrade to the outdoor courtyard at Cherokee Medical Center used by staff, patients and visitors.

CMC Project Search: $15,796
This grant will fund educational supplies and learning programs for Project Search interns.

Community Health: $70,000
This grant will provide funds to implement an electronic referral platform connecting SRHS to community-based organizations to improve coordination and continuity of care for patients.

Ellen Sagar Nursing Center: $25,000
This grant will fund the creation of a secure outdoor area that cognitively impaired residents can access safely.

Pelham Medical Center – Community Outreach: $6,000
This grant will provide digital literacy workshops to bridge the gap in self-sufficient use of mobile technology for patients.

Pelham Medical Center – Education Department: $50,000
This grant will assist in the purchase of a high-fidelity simulation manikin for associate education and competency completion.

Regional Health Plus: $10,000
This grant will create a Regional Health Plus fund for supporting RHP patients in need.

Spartanburg Medical Center: $2,781.84
This grant will provide funds to purchase SAFE Boxes that give patients options for safe mental stimulation and engagement in activities.  

Spartanburg Medical Center – Nursing Education: $50,000
This grant will provide funding for updates to the current surgical training room at Spartanburg Medical Center.

Spartanburg Medical Center – Rehab Services: $1,542.75
This grant will purchase a training manikin for safe patient handling and mobility to prevent musculoskeletal injuries.

Spartanburg Medical Center (Mary Black Campus) – Rehab Services: $3,506.85
This grant will purchase Alternative Augmentative Communication apps and iPads for patient communication therapy.

Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System – Ambulance Services: $25,495
This grant will create a training site to provide continuing education and training for paramedics and EMTs.

Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System – Emergency Management: $7,868.48
This grant will purchase technology to prevent, prepare for and monitor any emergency incident that may occur on all SRHS campuses. 

Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System – Family Medicine Residency Program: $32,500
This grant will fund the implementation of eating disorder awareness and prevention education for providers through videos and materials.

Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System – Security: $64,709.80
This grant will provide ballistic vests to all SRHS security officers as well as a course on survival tactics for officer and patient safety.

Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System – Student Programs: $30,000
This grant will fund educational supplies and video production highlighting careers in healthcare for middle school and high school students.

Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System – Trauma/Acute Care Surgery Services: $5,000
This grant will assist patients being discharged from the Trauma/Acute Care unit, including medical equipment and medications.

Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System – Volunteer Services: $840
This grant will be used to purchase a volunteer cheer cart to provide activities and comfort items to improve inpatient and visitor experiences.

Union Medical Center – Pulmonary Rehab: $12,526.41 
This grant will purchase two recumbent bikes and two treadmills for patients to use in pulmonary rehab.


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