growing healthy relationships
community garden project
St. Francis has partnered with Leadership Greenville's Class 35 to develop a community garden on the campus of St. Francis downtown.
Did you know that community gardens help restore neighborhoods, promote physical, social and emotional well-being, foster neighborhood relationships and have been shown to reduce crime in some areas? The garden will serve as a source of engagement for neighborhood residents, members of the community and our hospital employees. Additionally, the garden will be a resource for fresh produce, provide a visual benefit to the community and be a basis for educational sessions on healthy living, nutrition and environmental sustainability.
We need you! If you would like to adopt a plot or help with this project, please contact Rebecca at 864-255-1800 ext. 2233, or send an email.
- Read the Community Garden Project blog >>
- See the St. Francis Community Garden featured on SC-ETV's "Making It Grow" >>
sterling community initiative
Born out of Bon Secours' Building Healthy Communities Initiative, the role of Community Relationship Building is to lead efforts towards building healthier communities throughout Greenville, SC. We do so using a multi-level process of community engagement, grassroots advocacy, and strategic partnerships with public or private organizations and individuals to make impact happen in our local communities from the inside out.
Whether the source relates to Clinical Health and Physical Wellness, Housing, Economic Development, Going Green, Social Justice, Youth Engagement, Senior Advocacy, Peace and Safety, Neighborhood Planning and Design, Language Barriers, or general Community Engagement, this initiative exists to arrive at a process that works best for that community, one community and one person at a time! Learn more about the progress being done in our communities >>
community health outreach
Community Health Outreach brings Good Help to Those in Need by providing community-based health care and social services to people in poverty. Two teams of nursing and social work professionals bring their expansive experience to the community, including bilingual staff within the San Sebastian community. Clients are treated holistically — mind, body, and spirit. By fostering trusting relationships with community members, the health outreach team helps transform hurt into hope, promotes and defends human dignity, and fosters a healing and caring environment. Learn more about Community Health Outreach>>