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...

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...

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