Health

GWG seeks to improve the overall health of the community by supporting projects that promote health, wellness and access to high quality healthcare for everyone, as well as projects that assist individuals in changing or avoiding unhealthy lifestyles or behaviors.

Center for Developmental Services

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $50,000

Operating funds to continue providing multi-discipline services in a single setting for special needs children

Greenville Free Medical Clinic

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $50,000

Hire a mental health counselor to provide therapy, counseling and crisis intervention for those unable to afford medical care.

Servants for Sight

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $50,000

Increase the number of uninsured people receiving vision services such as eye exams, glasses, medical eye care and surgery.

Julie Valentine Center

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $99,225

To upgrade the sexual assault forensic exam room and increase access to trauma-informed counseling services for sexual assault victims.

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Children’s Cancer Partners of the Carolinas

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $60,000

In support of the Greenville Childhood Cancer Special Needs Fund to provide financial, logistical and emotional assistance to families whose children are battling cancer, and to improve their overall quality of life.

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FAVOR

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $100,000

$100,000 over 2 years to expand FAVOR’s substance abuse recovery program into the previously unserved Nicholtown community.

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Gateway House

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $100,000

$100,000 over 2 years to help build a new clubhouse, doubling the capacity to serve Greenvillians living with mental illness.

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Mental Health America of Greenville

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $49,875

To use AmeriCorps volunteers to create an online training and scheduling program for mental health volunteers.

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YMCA: LiveWell Greenville

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $7,210

Used to staff a pilot study program in early childhood education (children 3-5 years old) to create a culture of health.

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Greenville Free Medical Clinic

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $64,000

Used to expand the capacity of the Greer, Simpsonville and Berea clinics from one day to three or four days per week, tripling the number of patients served.

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