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.

The Period Project

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $80,000

Aid vulnerable women and girls with limited or no access to monthly menstrual products. Distribution of 12,100 period packs will improve the menstrual health of Greenville County women and girls experiencing period poverty.

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New Morning

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $90,000

Address the needs of over 30,000 low-income and uninsured women in Greenville County who need access to free and low-cost contraceptive healthcare services with the intent to prevent unintended and mistimed pregnancies. This grant will allow New Morning to serve an additional 3,000 women and train local healthcare workers on contraceptive practices and procurement practices.

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Mental Health America of Greenville County

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $76,495

Provide software licenses and laptop computers for remote suicide Lifeline volunteers and employees.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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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