Inside Giving

The gift of gratitude.

In the Office of Philanthropy and Partnership, our job is to tell stories. Each and every day we share stories of healing patients, teaching medical students, and reaching research milestones. However, we can never articulate the story of a recovering patient, supportive family member, a grateful student or passionate donor quite like that patient, family [...]

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Radiothon 2014 Recap

Another Radiothon has come and gone and the community helped us set another record raising $332,567 for Children’s Hospital during the two day event. Thank You! This was my first Radiothon and the only word I can use to describe the event is that Radiothon is an experience.  As I prepared this post, I realized [...]

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You Can Make a Difference at Any Age

Recently I was able to go to Camp Courage, a local camp for Children’s Hospital patients with cancer and blood disorders. Jenn, Catherine, and I were joined by a group of teenagers from Riverside High School. Throughout the tour of Camp Courage, I talked with some of the group members about what they did in [...]

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The Summer of Yes!

I’m Catherine Allen, I’m a proud rising senior at Furman University, I’m an Alabama native, and I’m excited to share my experiences as an intern in the Office of Philanthropy & Partnership with you. In my short time as an intern so far, I’ve discovered that the reaction to sickness can be a simple word: [...]

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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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