Celebrating 10 Years of Changing Moments Through Giving

In 2014, the Roper St. Francis Foundation celebrated 10 years of changing moments through giving.  We reflect with deep appreciation on the generosity of our community because you have helped us make every moment matter for our patients at Roper St. Francis. We are grateful to take a look back at 10 ways you have impacted healthcare over the past 10 years.

  • 2005

    The Roper St. Francis Foundation transitioned from a grant-making organization to a full-service development office for Roper St. Francis Healthcare.

    Roper St. Francis Foundation

  • 2006

    The opening of the new Roper St. Francis Heart and Vascular Center at Roper Hospital gave patients a state-of-the art facility with enhanced and centralized vascular care services.

    Heart & Vascular Center Roper Hospital
  • 2007

    The Roper St. Francis Foundation gave over $1 million to support cancer care at Roper and Bon Secours St. Francis Hospitals. Your support made it possible for Roper St. Francis Cancer Care to acquire the only CyberKnife in the state of South Carolina, which allowed physicians to deliver treatment to cancer patients with exact precision, giving hope to patients and their families.

    Cancer Care at Roper St. Francis
  • 2008

    Roper St. Francis celebrated a milestone by breaking ground on the new Mount Pleasant Hospital. Before the hospital opened its doors, community support totaled more than $860,000 in donations and government grants for the new hospital.

    Groundbreaking at Mount Pleasant Hospital
  • 2009

    A generous grant from The Duke Endowment supported development of the Charleston/Dorchester Mental Health Center's innovative Highway to Hope psychiatric mobile unit.

    Charleston/Dorchester Mental Health Center
  • 2010

    The Roper St. Francis Foundation received its single largest philanthropic donation in our non-profit healthcare system's history, a generous $1.3 million gift from the late Dr. Harold S. and Corinne N. Petit to establish an endowment to enhance patient care.

    Foundation Endowment
  • 2011

    The Center for Spinal Cord Injury at Roper Rehabilitation Hospital began providing innovative services to people living with spinal cord injuries in South Carolina.

    The Center for Spinal Cord Injury
  • 2012

    Thanks to $4 million in philanthropic support, the Roper Cardiac Wellness & Rehabilitation Center was completed and now patients have a superior space for wellness and preventative healing.

    Roper Cardiac Wellness & Rehabilitation Center
  • 2013

    Funded 100% through philanthropy, the first rooftop helipad in South Carolina opened at Roper Hospital providing improved access for patients in critical care emergencies.

    Roper Hospital Helipad
  • 2014

    Patients at Roper Rehabilitation Hospital began using the first ReWalk Exoskeleton system in South Carolina. A grant from the Spinal Cord Injury Research Fund enabled Roper Rehabilitation Hospital to purchase the system for research.

    ReWalk Exoskeleton at Roper Rehabilitation