Inside Giving

Giving back provides courage for pediatric patients

As the school year comes to a close, students everywhere are counting down the days until summer and are daydreaming of summer camp. Langdon Haskell, a senior at Christ Church Episcopal School, has these same daydreams as she prepares for another summer as a Leader-In-Training at Camp Courage, which was created for patients treated by [...]

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Making our dreams reality

Having been a clinician in neuro-rehabilitation for over 20 years, my transition to a career in philanthropy with the Greenville Health System was certainly a leap.  But as I take a step back to examine why I chose to walk a new path, it makes perfect sense. Persons who acquire illness or injury to their [...]

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“The Human Soul Was Built To Give”

“No one stands so tall as when he or she stoops to help a child.” This slightly altered, gender-diversified and beautiful truth is accredited to President Lincoln. I think of it daily as I work to raise philanthropic dollars to help our children at Children’s Hospital of Greenville Health System. I’m also reminded often of [...]

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The Giving Tree

How is it possible to miss the beautiful trees in the fall? The leaves are changing and the breeze reminds us of their presence as the leaves float gracefully in front of our faces.  As I think about the trees, I can’t help but think of one of my favorite children’s books, The Giving Tree, [...]

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The Difference A Gift Can Make

I had the pleasure of guiding a tour group at Children’s Hospital recently that brought crayons to the patients. The group of guys took their small town fame to Spartanburg for the Upper South Carolina State Fair and decided to ask their fans to give back. The group heard about Children’s Hospital of Greenville Health [...]

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