McLeod Health Loris Seacoast hosted a volunteer luncheon on Friday, December 6, 2019 to recognize the time, talents and service of those individuals who make a difference each day to its patients, families, and staff. The event was held at the Surf Golf and Beach Club in North Myrtle Beach.
McLeod Loris Seacoast has more than 90 active volunteers who contribute their time to the two hospitals. In 2019, the volunteers at McLeod Health Loris and McLeod Health Seacoast provided 19,704 hours of time working in nearly every facet of the organization including the Gift Shops, information desks, surgical waiting areas and physical therapy as well as performing clerical duties and assisting with transportation and hospitality carts.
McLeod Loris Seacoast also hosts an annual teen volunteer program every Summer for students ages 13 to 18. This year, during the months of June through August, 25 students donated more than 1,485 hours of service to McLeod.
“Volunteers play a critical role in helping to provide high-quality, cost-effective healthcare,” said Monica Vehige, Administrator of McLeod Health Seacoast. “Our volunteers provide a valuable service and are an important part of the McLeod Loris Seacoast team.”