Linda Russell, Family Lessons…Giving Back

Linda Russell was the child who wanted to save the world. Whether it was through Girl Scouts, her church youth group or simply bringing home stray puppies Linda has always looked for ways to give back. These lessons were learned while growing up in a family always involved in charitable projects or helping those less fortunate.

Linda and her late husband, Hank, moved to Florence in 1999. She was the first employee of WebsterRogers Financial Advisors and currently serves as the Directo...

Susan Burley's Legacy Journey

Susan would be the first to tell you that she is most comfortable working behind the scenes. And that she has done, touching lives along the way in the McLeod Children's Hospital, the Guest House at McLeod, the McLeod Hospice House, the McLeod Mobile Mammography Unit, and most recently, at the new McLeod Center for Cancer Treatment and Research

Susan Burley was hesitant to be featured in this story but accepted after understanding that her journey may encourage others who are consider...

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...

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