October 2, 2013

Healthy Learners Champions for Children Golf Tournament tees off October 16

The 14th annual Healthy Learners Champions for Children Golf Tournament in Memory of George Younginer is October 16. All proceeds benefit Healthy Learners and its mission of helping children across South Carolina by providing them with health care services such as vision care, dental care and hearing evaluations. [More]
September 16, 2013

Community leaders in South Carolina show support for Healthy Learners Dillon

McLeod Medical Center in Dillon, South Carolina, hosted a community meeting August 28 to gain new support and renew commitments to the continuation of the Healthy Learners Dillon program. [More]
August 27, 2013

NFL player selects Healthy Learners to receive a portion of merchandise proceeds

Marcus Lattimore, a former football player at the University of South Carolina and now a player on the San Francisco 49ers in the National Football League, has selected Healthy Learners to receive a portion of proceeds from merchandise sales through his new fan website. [More]
July 30, 2013

New video shares the story of Healthy Learners

Healthy Learners is a nonprofit in South Carolina that connects children in need with services to remove health barriers to learning. Learn more about Healthy Learners through this brief video. [More]
June 25, 2013

Healthy Learners unveils new video to promote its services online and in social media

Nearly 164,000 children in South Carolina have limited resources to get the preventive health care they need. A new video from Healthy Learners highlights how the organization fills the need for children in five service areas in South Carolina to get appropriate health care and the impact its services have. [More]
March 8, 2013

Health System Leaders Continue Call to Extend Medicaid

Through the Affordable Care Act, states may expand Medicaid coverage to persons up to 138 percent of the federal poverty level. Increasing access to Medicaid will give 450,000 to 600,000 uninsured Ohioans and approximately 250,000 uninsured South Carolinians the dignity of health insurance. The debate is in the state legislatures. Voices are needed now to encourage extension of Medicaid coverage. [More]
February 28, 2013

Nashville Songwriters in the Round April 12 event to Benefit Healthy Learners

The third Nashville Songwriters in the Round event benefiting Healthy Learners is April 12 at 6:30 p.m. at the Prince George Ocean Commons, in Pawleys, Island, South Carolina. In the spirit of Nashville and the famous Bluebird Cafe, songwriters share their songs written for many of country’s music stars and the stories behind them. [More]
February 7, 2013

Healthy Insights from Healthy Learners

Healthy Learners continues to make great progress in connecting South Carolina children to care so that poor health is not an obstacle to doing well in school. Read more about Healthy Learners in the latest issue of the "Healthy Insights from Healthy Learners" newsletter. [More]
November 2, 2012

Healthy Learners 13th annual fundraising golf tournament is a big hit

Now in its 13th year, the annual Healthy Learners Champions for Children Golf Tournament in Memory of George Younginer continues to be the largest fundraiser for Healthy Learners. Thanks to 139 golfers, 34 volunteers and many generous sponsors, the October 17 golf outing at Fort Jackson Golf Club in Columbia, South Carolina, netted more than $86,000 for helping children access needed health care. The event featured a great day of golf, food, prizes and more, plus a golf driving demonstration by two-time World Long Drive Champion David Mobley. The tournament was presented by AFLAC and had dozens of additional sponsors. "Each year, proceeds from the golf tournament enable us to help hundreds of children all across South Carolina by providing them with health care services like vision care, dental care, and hearing evaluations," said Jo Pauling-Jones, executive director of Healthy Learners. We are grateful to our supporters and the community for investing in the health and future of the children." Healthy Learners, a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System, is devoted to removing children’s health barriers to learning with love and compassion. Pictured is one of several children from Healthy Learners who attended the event and interacted with golfers.
September 27, 2012

VIDEO: Healthy Learners board members discuss 13th Annual Champions for Children Golf Tournament

MidlandsBiz recently sat down with two Healthy Learners board members, Tina Emerson and Matthew Roberts, to talk about the tournament and the expansion of the Healthy Learners program beyond the Midlands into different regions of the state: Allendale, Dillon, Greenwood and Georgetown. [More]

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