Inside Giving

The art of saying thank you

Ever find unexpected joys in your job? Things that, on your first day at work, you may not have expected but that you now embrace wholeheartedly? For me, it’s a simple thing: Saying thank you to donors. Now, as much as I love saying thank you with a handwritten card or with a special celebration, [...]

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What I’m Thankful For…

Since the beginning of November, people have been participating in the daily “I am thankful for” Facebook, Twitter, and other social media posts. Each day, I look forward to seeing the various things people decide to give thanks for that day, from things like family and friends to Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Lattes.  In the spirit [...]

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Random bits of Radiothon

I sat at Children’s Hospital Radiothon last week, surrounded by tons of great stories, and I thought, “I should write my blog post right now, while I’m sitting  here in the middle of everything.” Yeah. That didn’t really work. The thing about Radiothon is that every minute is made up of a tender moment. These [...]

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My Visit to Camp Courage

For those of you who don’t know, Camp Courage is a summer camp for children ages 5 to 12 with cancer and blood disorders. These children are either current or former patients of Children’s Hospital of Greenville Health System. If this were an English class, I would tell you that’s the denotation of Camp Courage. [...]

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Touring Children’s Hospital

This week I took my first tour of Children’s Hospital with Furman Dance Marathon, and was blown away by what an amazing facility we have here. There are so many awesome things I would like to say, but for the sake of brevity, I’m going to break it down as best as I can. When [...]

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