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Changing What's Possible through Philanthropy

The power of giving, the spirit of philanthropy.

Cheers for 10 years!

10th Annual Gourmet and Grapes supporting Hollings Cancer Center

Holling's announces the 10th Annual Gourmet and Grapes

Prepare to be wined and dined during this weekend full of top culinary talent! You’ll see the return of favorites from years past as well as experiencing the talents of renowned chefs and winemakers joining us for the first time...Read More

Cells from girl who overcame brain tumor can help other patients

'It will allow one person’s tumor to be researched in many different ways to help everyone with that tumor.'

At age 5, Mary Scott Gallus needed three surgeries to remove a tennis ball-sized tumor from her brain...Read More

Taking the stress out of hospital visits: Middle-school students make, sell stress balls to help MUSC Children’s Hospital patients

'Now that we’re on the other end of it, we wanted to figure out how to give back.'

As Olivia Crosby sat in a hospital chair with her arm exposed, she couldn’t take her mind off the needle searching for her vein. She needed a distraction, and she suspected other kids did, too...Read More

Small-town family doctor establishes scholarship to help students pursue community medicine

'Don't let the debt determine what you do for the rest of your life'

Dr. Sam Stone planned his career at 5 years old and describes the years that followed as “one of those boring stories...Read More

Local family’s million-dollar gift will help child abuse victims at new hospital

'You can’t build a world-class facility without realizing you have to include a space for abused children.'

Just days before Lisa Rice planned to meet with Dr. Scott Russell about her family’s $1 million gift to the new MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital, she found herself standing across from him in the pediatric emergency room -- not as a donor, but as the grandmother of a patient...Read More

Well-known Charleston artist rediscovers her ‘sunshine’ after Parkinson’s treatment

'I just want to scream it out and tell every Parkinson’s patient to find out if you’re qualified and do the studies.'

Margaret Petterson never stopped painting after Parkinson’s disease took ahold of her body, but something changed for the celebrated local artist...Read More

Health Professions alumna commits to community health – and its next generation of leaders

Diane Mathews at Lowcountry AHEC

'After a life-threatening diagnosis, you realize that you’re not guaranteed another day, let alone a year or years. You become braver.'

Diane Mathews spent the first half of her career as a dedicated medical technologist, analyzing blood and fluids in a clinical laboratory and diagnosing blood-related cancers alongside pathologists...Read More

2016 Annual Report on Giving

2016 Annual Report on Giving

Together we are “Changing What’s Possible.”

Last year, the Medical University of South Carolina Foundation received more than 14,000 individual philanthropic gifts. Behind each one of those gifts was a story. We are pleased to share a few of these stories with you now in our 2016 Annual Report on Giving...Read More