Palmetto Health Foundation engages community partners to enhance health care for patients and families served by Palmetto Health. Your support will allow the hospital to continue to offer an array of services targeted to meet specific community needs. Philanthropic support is essential to maintain a level of excellence with new programs, services and equipment.
If you are interested in hosting an event to benefit an area of Palmetto Health through Palmetto Health Foundation, please read the Community Partners Fundraising Toolkit and complete the Community Partner Fundraising Event Application.
7th Annual Pink Dress and Bowtie Social
4-7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28
5335 Ridgeway St., Columbia
Enjoy an evening of social entertainment and dinner all to benefit Palmetto Health Breast Center. Contact Rochell Swinton at 803-239-6873 for more information on attending.
Kids Can Give Too
Kids Can Give Too is a way to host a kid's charity birthday party with an awesome twist. Birthday boys and girls GIVE to the charity of their choice and they GET a Visa gift card to pick out a meaningful gift. Host your child’s birthday party and give to CAMP KEMO Programs! Click here to find out more.
Walmart and Sam's Club Miracle Balloon Campaign
Sept. 21 - Oct. 29
Walmart and Sam's Club will celebrate 30 years of raising funds for sick and injured kids with a six-week Miracle Balloon campaign. Associates have raised more than $3 million in 30 years to help children like those treated at Palmetto Health Children's Hospital. Consider making a donation at the register and supporting the fundraising activities in stores and clubs throughout the year.
The following are year-round campaigns to benefit Palmetto Health Children's Hospital through Children's Miracle Network Hospitals:
My Miracle Birthday
My Miracle Birthday is a new online Children's Miracle Network Hospitals program. Instead of gifts, ask for donations to help kids at Palmetto Health Children's Hospital. Simply sign up, commit to sharing your birthday, and ask your family and friends to support your efforts! Once you complete registration, you'll get an online fundraising page that you can customize by choosing which hospital you want to support, setting a fundraising goal and sharing your personal reason for why you're sharing your birthday. You're able to unlock rewards (aka our gifts to you) by asking your family and friends to donate toward your efforts.
Children's Hospital license plates
Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital specialty license plates are available through the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles (SCDMV). The fee for the Palmetto Health Children's Hospital license plate is $40 every two years in addition to the registration fee. Proceeds from the sale of this plate will be used to implement new programs and services at the hospital. The plate can be purchased online, search the plate gallery for Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital.
Our friends at Speedway collect change year round, but balloons land on certain weekends. Don’t forget to stop by your local Speedway store and donate your spare change to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Proceeds benefit Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital, your local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital.
South Carolina Drug Card
South Carolina Drug Card is a statewide prescription assistance program, and all South Carolina residents are eligible to have their prescriptions processed through this Rx savings card. Each time a prescription is processed through South Carolina Drug Card, Palmetto Health Children's Hospital will receive a donation. Find out more here.
Sunshine Thrift Store
Doing a little de-cluttering? Consider donating your old household items to Sunshine Thrift Store. Sunshine Thrift Store, located at 3300 Two Notch Road in Columbia, donates a portion of the proceeds from the sale of items to Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital, your local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital. Call 803-754-2075 to schedule a pickup time or to learn when the donation truck will be in your area. You also can drop off donations at the store. Accepted items include clothing, books, miscellaneous household items, furniture, appliances and electronics. Store hours are Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Alex and Ani
Alex and Ani has extended the sale of the Unicorn Charm benefiting Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals through Dec. 31, 2017. Alex and Ani will donate 20 percent of the purchase price from each Unicorn Charm sold to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Purchase yours at alexandani.com.
Since 1992, RE/MAX agents have supported Children's Hospital, mosly by making donation in their clients' names after each closed transaction. Here's what buyers and sellers should know: You can ask your RE/MAX agent to make your home a Miracle Home, meaning participating agents will pledge to make a donation after the sale is final. Also, you can find Miracle Homes for sale on remax.com by sorting search results.
Each year, 40-50 patients at Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital experience a condition or injury that requires specialized rehabilitation. Help them stay at home for care.