HopeHealth Partnership Meeting - Lake City

In-person session for those serving Florence and Williamsburg counties

Wednesday, February 9, 2022
9:30 AM - 2:30 PM (EST)
* Registration open until 2/7/22 at 5:00 PM (EST)
* Registration open until 2/7/22 at 5:00 PM (EST)
Category: Leading Together

Together SC and HopeHealth are partnering to connect nonprofit leaders in Orangeburg, Williamsburg, Florence, and Clarendon Counties, with a focus on organizations offering services to address the five critical areas of impact: 1) Economic Stability, 2) Education, 3) Health and Health Care, 4) Neighborhood and Built Environment, and 5) Social and Community Context.

Through a series of engagements Together SC aims to help HopeHealth build truly collaborative partnerships.

Hosted by The Darla Moore Foundation, this gathering in Lake City is one of two in-person meetings to introduce interested nonprofits to the HopeHealth team and program objectives in order to consider and determine potential strategic community collaborations that will focus on social determinants of health. 

Please follow Covid policies, come only if vaccinated and plan on wearing masks.

Proposed Agenda: 

 9:30  Registration & Networking

 9:45  Welcome and Introductions

10:15  Facilitated Conversation Assessing Issues Impacting the Social Determinants of Health (This session will focus on Florence and Williamsburg counties. The Feb. 17th session will focus on Orangeburg and Clarendon counties)

12:15  Networking Lunch

12:45  HopeHealth Partnership Opportunity - Reviewing Agreement and Selection Process

 2:30  Adjourn

About HopeHealth:

HopeHealth provides integrated health services for more than 50,000 patients in areas surrounding Aiken, Clarendon, Florence, Orangeburg, and Williamsburg counties. Founded in 1991 as a grassroots HIV/AIDS support organization, it was designated as a Federally Qualified Health Center in 2007 to expand its services to include primary and pediatric care. HopeHealth now has over 100 providers covering primary care, dental care, chiropractic care, rheumatology, endocrinology, behavioral health and psychiatry, pain management, substance use treatment, and women’s health services.

Attendees (54)

Angela Barwick

Program Director

Neighbor to Neighbor of South Carolina

Barbara Black


Lydia's Bowels of Mercy Home, Inc

Benjamin Bullock

Vice President & COO

Together SC

Beth De Santis


Fact Forward

Nicole Echols

Director of External Affairs

HopeHealth Inc

Nichole Gibson

Community Outreach Advocate

Welvista, Inc.

Ann Gowdy

Chief Innovation Officer

Eastern Carolina Housing Organization (ECHO)

Joe Kunkel

Executive Director

Neighbor to Neighbor of South Carolina

Madeleine McGee


Together SC

Cecilia Meggs

Executive Director

Lighthouse Ministries

Cameron Packett


United Way of Florence County

Felicia C Patrick

Executive Director

Williamsburg County First Steps

Tracey D Pressley


CMDs Pantry

Daniel Prohaska

President & CEO

Lions Vision Services

Shelli D Quenga

Chief Innovation Officer

Palmetto Project, Inc.

Filippo Ravalico

Director of Operations

South Carolina Environmental Law Project

Judith Rich

Board Chair/Executive Director

Lydia's Bowels of Mercy Home, Inc

Jennifer Robinson

Executive Director

Empowered to Heal

Amy Splittgerber

Executive Director

Healthy Learners

Tiffany Straus

Director of Community Relations

HopeHealth Inc

Meredith Talford

Dir. of Strategy, Innovation, and Communication

Fact Forward

Liz Walsh

South Carolina Network Director

Unite Us

Tyron Wilson

Rural Mobility Manager

Neighbor to Neighbor of South Carolina

Belle Zeigler

Executive Director

Eastern Carolina Community Foundation

30 Other Registered Attendees
* Registration open until 2/7/22 at 5:00 PM (EST)
* Registration open until 2/7/22 at 5:00 PM (EST)

Sponsored by the Eastern Carolina Community Foundation

Hosted by the Darla Moore Foundation

For More Information:

Madeleine McGee

Madeleine McGee

President/CEO, Together SC

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