Inside Giving

First Steps on a New Journey

For most of us the new year signifies a new beginning, new adventures. We make resolutions, vowing to get healthy, travel more or spend more time with family. I normally set myself a new challenge too, but this year I had no new resolution on my list. Truth be told, not waiting for the new [...]

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Why the “extras” matter

As an employee of Greenville Health System (GHS) in the Office of Philanthropy & Partnership, I spend my days planning events to help raise funds for our hospitals, clinics and programs within the community. I love that my job offers the opportunity to make an impact on the patients and families we serve. This role [...]

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Providing snacks and smiles

Children visiting BI-LO Charities Children’s Cancer Center at GHS Children’s Hospital often are faced with lengthy days of extensive exams and treatment, often missing breakfast or lunch until their appointment has ended. In May of last year, MTC Federal Credit Union fulfilled a longstanding wish to supply and stock a mobile snack cart full of [...]

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My stroke, my recovery and why I share my story.

Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death, with approximately 7 million stroke survivors in the United States alone. At age 35, I became a survivor, too. How can someone so young have a stroke? Believe it or not, about 10% of strokes occur between the ages of 18-50. Risk factors such as high blood [...]

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The power of philanthropy on college campuses

Most students touring college campuses ask questions like, “How’s the food in the dining hall?” or “How’s your baseball team doing?” But when Ashley was applying to colleges, she would ask, “How’s your Dance Marathon program?” Dance Marathon has been a part of Ashley’s life since she was a freshman in high school. Her school [...]

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