The power of giving, the spirit of philanthropy

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Ever wonder what happens when you support MUSC with a charitable contribution? We want to tell you! Each month we trace donations to outcomes and share stories about the power of giving and the spirit of philanthropy in an e-newsletter called Thank-You Notes.

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Carol Richburg reads picture books with her grandchildren. Richburg wears the wig given to her by Racquets for Recovery.

Racquets for Recovery

October 11, 2022

Chemotherapy made Carol Richburg’s long silver hair fall out. A tennis tournament gave her a wig and the freedom to feel like herself while fighting cancer.

Joseph with his Beads of Courage. Each bead corresponds to an act of bravery, like an injection, X-ray, surgery or other significant milestone in Joseph’s treatment.

Joseph’s Sidekicks

September 02, 2022

Thanks to Joseph’s Sidekicks, the MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital has a psychologist dedicated exclusively to helping families of children with cancer.

Marie White with her newborn son.

Mental Health Help for Moms

August 03, 2022

Thanks to a generous grant, new moms and moms-to-be can access free and confidential mental health treatment on-demand through MUSC Health.

Nicole Sartor receives her sash at the MUSC College of Nursing 2022 convocation

Nicole's Story

June 14, 2022

The first graduate of an innovative palliative care program is grateful for the scholarships donors like you help make possible.

The MUSC Campus

Endowed Chair Impact

May 12, 2022

See how Dr. Angela Dempsey is changing what’s possible for women and families because of a generous MUSC alumnus.

Kira Adkins

‘It takes a village.’

April 12, 2022

At 16, Kira Adkins is MUSC’s youngest ever Doctor of Pharmacy student. When she graduates, it will be because of the support of donors like you.

Echo Buffalo

Scholarship Profile

March 11, 2022

Throughout medical school, scholarships from donors like you have made it possible for Echo to “go and climb a ladder” to success.

A bald teenage cancer patient poses in her hospital bed with two thumbs up. Her head rests on a pillow with a bright green flower-patterned pillowcase, and she has a feeding tube in.

Peyton's Parking Passes

February 15, 2022

A thoughtful gift will help families who have a child with cancer staying at the MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital.

Dr. Jeffrey Winterfield

Giving Tuesday Impact

November 15, 2021

The largest single gift made on Giving Tuesday in 2020 supports MUSC faculty, who are at the heart of MUSC’s mission of learning, discovery and healing.

A music therapist kneels on a blanket on a hospital floor, playing guitar for a 2-year-old heart patient dressed as a super hero. He is wearing a blue cape with blue goggles pushed up on his head.

Music Instrumental in Recovery

October 12, 2021

Music therapy is complimentary for patients and families who stay at MUSC, thanks to generous donors who make the program possible.

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