Fred and Jessie DuBard… Honoring Life-Saving Care

A blind date involving a young man from Wofford and a Winthrop coed has had lasting benefits for our region of South Carolina. Fred and Jessie DuBard have brought an energy and passion to many areas of community service and have made a legacy commitment to honor the care both have received at McLeod.

A job offer from John Kassab brought Fred and Jessie to Florence in 1972 to work with N.B. Baroody Beverage Company. After managing the business for 17 years, they became the owners of Du...

Remembering Legacy Society Members

The power and impact of a legacy commitment is often realized as well made plans and wishes are fulfilled.

This has become evident as we remember two thoughtful and generous members of the Dr. F. H. McLeod Legacy Society...Betty-Ann Darby and Dwight Jenkinson. While already members of the Society for endowed scholarships, both Betty-Ann and Dwight made the decision to also use their estates to perpetuate the care they valued during their lives.

Upon Betty-Ann's passing in 2013...

Blessings Often Arrive in an Uncommon Way

Larry and Lillian Burns are extremely grateful as they have recently experienced some uncommon and unexpected blessings.

Larry who is 60 years old has spent his entire life in Bennettsville, SC. He has always worked long, hard hours for a sand and gravel company and enjoyed fishing in his spare time. Last year, however, he lost his job and his health insurance benefits.

As fate would have it, this summer as Larry was driving his car, he blacked out and woke up with his car wre...

To live, to love, to laugh.

These words seem to sum up Jill Lewis' life of joyously helping others. And, our community has benefitted from her many years of energetic and dedicated service. Jill currently serves on ten boards and spends countless hours to improve the lives of people she may never know.

With such a broad exposure to the needs of our community, Jill shares that you need to pick your causes. McLeod Health Foundation has always been at the forefront of Jill's gifts of time and treasure.


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