Transportation services, substance abuse help, patient simulator among many programs funded
Several organizations and projects that benefit people in Union County received a boost from the Spartanburg Regional Foundation recently. Earlier this month, the foundation announced $601,000 in grants for health initiatives for organizations promoting health and wellness in the community.
AccessHealth Spartanburg received $29,901 to support transportation services for patients in Union and Cherokee counties. FAVOR Upstate received $10,000 to support comprehensive, research-based service to combat Substance Abuse Disorder among residents of Union, Spartanburg, and Cherokee counties. The Louvenia D. Barksdale Sickle Cell Anemia Foundation received $5000 to implement monthly support group meetings in Union, Spartanburg, and Cherokee counties. Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System’s Nursing Education program received $17,000 to purchase a wireless patient simulator and accessories for clinical training at Union Medical Center, Cherokee Medical Center, and Spartanburg Medical Center-Mary Black Campus. The Family Effect received $5000 to ensure continued access to medically supervised, residential detox services for Union, Spartanburg, and Cherokee residents at the Phoenix Center. Union Medical Center’s Nursing Services received $19,500 to promote awareness about the opioid crisis in partnership with the Union County Behavioral Task Force.
To find out more about the foundation, visit regionalfoundation.com.