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Charleston Day School third-grade class turns readathon into children’s hospital fundraiser

With sponsors donating based on the amount of time they read, Charleston Day School third-graders racked up 5,000 minutes in a single week to support local charities, including the campaign for the MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital...Continue

Posted on Mon Nov 13, 2017 2:56 PM in check presentation, donor story, kids helping kids

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

Band with personal connection donates $10K to children’s hospital

For the progressive rock band Umphrey’s McGee, supporting the MUSC Children’s Hospital not only benefits a local charity on their tour stop but supports a place with a personal connection. Both the band manager and the bassist knew firsthand the importance of a state-of-the-art Children’s Hospital...Continue

Posted on Wed Nov 30, 2016 1:31 PM in donor story, nicu

Kate's Candles: How a 9-year-old girl raised $1K - and counting - for pediatric oncology research

I’ve never seen anyone face adversity like she has, and she’s not one to dwell on the negative. There’s a lot to be learned from her.

At 9 years old, Kate McCabe has a business bank account, expertise in the melting point of soy wax and an understanding of why philanthropy matters.

As she carefully arranges glass jars on the counter of her family’s West Ashley kitchen for the next batch of Kate’s Candles for a Cure, she talks about her holiday peppermint candles and her plans to introduce a new summer fragrance. For every $15 candle that she sells, Kate donates half the price – and nearly all her proceeds – to pediatric oncology research at the Medical University of South Carolina.

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Posted on Fri Mar 11, 2016 9:05 AM in donor story, hannah, kids helping kids

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