(Greenwood, S.C., September 25, 2023) Laurens County Cancer Association, Healthy Learners and Emerald City Rotary Foundation were recently awarded funds from Self Regional Healthcare’s Community Health Committee.
Laurens County Cancer Association received $20,000 to be used towards fuel assistance allotted to the patients with cancer they serve. This along with their other offerings allow patients to make it to their treatments and appointments.
Healthy Learners received $30,000 from Self Regional’s Community Health Committee for essential program operating costs such as direct service staff (dedicated to Greenwood and Laurens Counties), child
transportation, both of which eliminate barriers to accessing necessary and preventive health care services.
Emerald City Rotary Foundation was granted $5,000 to allow participation of 200 children for 1 year in the Greenwood Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library program. The requested funds would cover the cost of 12 books for each child particiapnt, for a total of approximately 2,400 books.
The Self Regional Healthcare Community Health Committee meets regularly with the goal to improve health prevention and wellness for the residents of the community.
About Self Regional Healthcare
Self Regional Healthcare is a not-for-profit, regional referral hospital that provides care to residents of Greenwood, Abbeville, Laurens, Saluda, McCormick, Edgefield and Newberry counties. Services include prevention and wellness, acute care and tertiary care services including cancer care, neurosurgery, heart and vascular surgery, NICU, orthopedics and genetics. Self Medical Group is its employed physician affiliate network of 44 practices and more than 200 physicians.