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.

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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Alliance for the Mentally Ill of Greenville

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $44,240

Used to fund a coordinator and materials to train volunteers and teachers in proven intervention programs for three Title I schools.

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Taylors Free Medical Clinic

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $75,000

Used to expand their existing facility in order to meet the increasing need for services. The expansion will allow the clinic to add 1,600 appointments per year; the building will become handicapped accessible. The expansion includes a larger pharmacy, additional exam room and several triage rooms.

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Harvest Hope Food Bank

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $100,000

Used for extensive freezer and electrical repairs at the 62 year old, 85,000 square feet Harvest Hope warehouse, which will ensure it remains OSHA compliant and allows clients, staff and volunteers to receive, inspect, store and distribute the donated food quickly, safely and efficiently.

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Center for Developmental Services

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $65,272

For repair and replacement of HVAC units, the generator, pool filtration, and elevator maintenance for the facility which houses six agencies.

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Greer Community Ministries

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $81,219

Toward replacing aged and obsolete kitchen equipment and upgrading HVAC and lighting systems used in their meal program for the elderly and disabled.

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