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Keep up to date with the latest news for the campaign for the MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children's Hospital

Zucker Family Atrium draws upon personal experience, hopes for future

Jonathan and Laura Zucker

Laura Zucker gets it. She understands, as a mother of two, the importance of world-class doctors and state-of-the-art technology in a pediatric hospital. But as a former patient herself, a patient who endured 21 surgeries, she also knows that kids care more about something else...Continue

Posted on Mon Oct 23, 2017 1:53 PM in child life, donor story, grateful patient

Zuckers give $5 million to help build new children’s hospital

CHARLESTON (October 12, 2017) – Charleston businesswoman Anita Zucker and her family have made a $5 million contribution to help build the new MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital in Charleston.  The Zuckers’ gift was announced during the MUSC Board of Trustees meeting October 12...Continue

Posted on Thu Oct 12, 2017 5:17 PM in donor story, press release

Tymia – Patient Story

Tymia speaking with Rep. Trey Gowdy in DC

One of our patients, 11-year-old Tymia McCullough, traveled to Washington this summer to talk with political leaders, as they debated the Better Care Reconciliation Act to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Tymia lives in Georgetown but receives treatment for sickle cell anemia, a genetic blood disorder that causes crippling pain, at the MUSC Children’s Hospital. Now that she’s had some time to reflect, we wanted to hear about her remarkable trip...Continue

Posted on Wed Sep 27, 2017 2:11 PM in patient story

Highlight: The Pearl Tourville Women’s Pavilion

When the MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital opens, it will provide a critically important new space for women, mothers and newborn babies. The Pearl Tourville Women’s Pavilion, located on the fourth floor of the new hospital, will handle the toughest, most complex pregnancies and neonatal care. The pavilion will bring together a team of specialists and state-of-the-art equipment, while providing the necessary space to ensure that mothers and babies—and their families—can remain together throughout their hospital stays...Continue

Posted on Wed Sep 27, 2017 2:05 PM in building details

Charleston Riverdogs donated $20,000 to the campaign

Mark & Riley Klim pose with Dr & Mrs Cole, Charlie the Riverdog and Alex and Olivia Jenkin's

The Charleston Riverdogs presented a $20,000 check to the campaign for the MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children's Hospital on Aug. 31.  This check represents the culmination of season-long fundraising efforts by the RiverDogs, including proceeds from a golf tournament, T-shirt sales, the Legends of the South exhibition game and an online auction.

Posted on Fri Sep 01, 2017 3:35 PM in check presentation, riverdogs

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