Garden dedication by the family of Juanita Strickland Sparrow.

Ruiz Foods Tours Children's Hospital

On July 14, several members of the Ruiz Foods team toured McLeod Children's Hospital as part of their introduction to the Florence community. Fred Ruiz, Founder of Ruiz Foods, was in attendance, accompanied by his daughter and Chairman of the Board, Kim Ruiz Beck.

During their visit, the Ruiz team toured the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and Child Reach. In addition, Dr. Al Gilpin of McLeod Orthopaedic Associates talked about the passion of ...

A Home for Hospice

In 2013, brothers Michael, Christopher and Kelly Sullivan were looking for a way to honor the care McLeod Hospice provided to their late mother, Claudia Sullivan Nimmons. Together, they chose to donate her home, which she shared with her late husband, Bill Nimmons, to the McLeod Foundation. The Foundation will sell the house, with proceeds benefiting the McLeod Hospice program.

Claudia was diagnosed with lymphoma and received a partial stem cell transplant at the Medical University of...

In the Pink: American Waste Systems Provides Generous Funding

Since 2013, American Waste Systems (AWS) has provided generous funding to support the McLeod Center for Cancer Treatments and Research. These donations are made possible through the "In the Pink" Campaign to support breast cancer awareness and research.

Throughout participating communities, "pink cans" line the curbs and roads, not only raising awareness of and funds for breast cancer, but also espressing a personal statement of support. A portion of the proceeds from the pink can sis...

Lyndsey Grace Belk, 8 Years Old, Shares Why McLeod Hospice's Camp Jessie's Kids is Special.

McLeod Hospice's Camp Jessie's Kids is a day camp for children who have suffered the loss of someone they care deeply about or for those who have someone in their family who is very sick. Lyndsey Belk volunteered at this year's camp and shares her thoughts on why she did.

Click here, to read letter from Lyndsey on why Camp Jessie's Kids is special to her. Camp Jessie's Kids is free and is funded by generous gifts to the McLeod Health Foundation.

Camp Jessie's Kids, a day camp ...

Camp Jessie’s Kids Scheduled for Saturday, April 5

Camp Jessie's Kids, a day camp for children who have suffered the loss of someone they care deeply about (for example, a special family member, relative or friend) or for those who have someone in their family who is very sick at this time, will be held on Saturday, April 5, from 9 a.m. until 2:30 p.m.

The camp is open to children ages four through 14. Parents or guardians are asked to accompany children who are four to six years old.

Camp Jessie's Kids is held to help childre...

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