Oconee Memorial Hospital Foundation

Oconee Memorial Hospital Foundation develops philanthropic resources to support and enhance patient care in Oconee County and the Greater Clemson area through services led by Prisma Health.

Partnering with our community since 2001, Oconee Memorial Hospital Foundation has raised more than $23 million to provide the very best health care for you, your family and your friends.

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Our Commitment

Contributing to the health of our community is a sensible investment now and a sound investment for the future well-being of our community.

  • All donations remain in our community and are managed by a local Board of Directors to support the healthcare programs Prisma Health leads right here.  Our healthcare services are vast, serving patients from multiple counties and even parts of nearby Georgia.
  • Prisma Health provides 100% of the operating budget for the OMH Foundation.  Therefore, every dollar donated directly supports the cause and service area you choose. This commitment also means there are no administrative fees taken from donations.
  • OMH Foundation produces a high Return on Investment, averaging more than $5 in return for every dollar the healthcare system invests in operations.

History

William Doyle, MD and wife Lila, a nurse, shared a passion for community health.  When approached to help build a local hospital in Oconee County, they graciously donated 15 acres of farmland they owned in Seneca.

A group of community leaders then set about to raise the funds needed to build the hospital.  Fueled by a great deal of hard work and community spirit, Oconee County Hospital opened on January 31, 1939, at the site where Lila Doyle Rehab and Nursing Care Facility sits today.  Oconee County Hospital is now Oconee Memorial Hospital, a part of Prisma Health.

Through their initial gift of land and the large estate gift bequeathed upon their deaths, the Doyle’s truly are the parents of community health in our area.

Giving Options

Oconee Memorial Hospital Foundation is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization (tax id# 56-2141740) that accepts, cash, checks and credit card payments.  There are a variety of ways to give that are rewarding to you as a donor:

Annual Giving

Consider making an annual gift to support the health care service you are passionate about.   We have many ways you can support patients right here in our community.  You may choose to designate your donation for Hospice of the Foothills, Lila Doyle, OMH Breast Care Center, Cancer Institute- Seneca and much more.  Or choose to support the greatest patient needs.  Donors who give $1,000+ per year are recognized as an annual major donor and listed in our print materials and invited to our Major Donor Appreciation Event.

Events

Annually, OMH Foundation also hosts two large events – The Golf Classic and the Christmas Tree Festival.  Consider an event sponsorship where you or your company will gain highly visible exposure!

Memorial Gifts

Donations made in honor or memory of a loved one are wonderful testament to someone dear to you.  OMH Foundation will notify those honored of your generosity however the gift amount remains confidential.  These gifts may be designated to the service area you choose and make a difference in the health of our community.

Planned Giving

Planned giving helps you meet your personal financial and state planning goals by making a lifetime or testamentary charitable gift.  This may include cash, securities, real estate, retirement assets, trusts and insurance policies.  Planned gifts play an important role in ensuring that we can continue to provide access to high-quality, affordable health care.  There are many options to gift while gaining income personally.  Oconee Memorial Hospital Foundation provides a free service to you to hear more about these options.  To learn more, call us at 864-885-7912.

Naming Opportunities

Naming opportunities exist throughout our area facilities.  A gift to “name” a room, patient area, artwork, etc.  is a great way to leave a lasting legacy and show your commitment to healthcare.  Call us for more information.

Where do the funds go?

Tax-deductible contributions may be restricted to the areas of your choice such as Hospice of the Foothills, Lila Doyle Nursing Care, Cancer Institute – Seneca, EMS, AccessHealth, OMH Dental Clinic and much much more.  You may also choose to make an unrestricted donation to support greatest patient care needs across the campus.

A healthy community is a thriving community!  There is nothing more noble than supporting the health of OUR community.  It’s a commitment worth making for now, and for generations to come.

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Contact

Oconee Memorial Hospital Foundation welcomes the opportunity to talk with you about supporting the healthcare services of the Prisma Health Oconee Medical Campus.

Oconee Memorial Hospital Foundation
Cortni Nations, Foundation Manager
298 Memorial Drive
Seneca, SC 29672
Phone: (864) 885-7909 or (864) 885-7912
cortni.nations@prismahealth.org

OMH Foundation Board Members

Tim Hydrick
Chairman

Josh Barker
Ed Burchfield
Dr. Bill Chiles
Bill D’Andrea
Judy Goodwill
Hunter Kome
Ben Kroeger
Sarah Maiberger
Denise McCormick
Ed McLaurin
Thelma Miller
Scott Moulder
Steve Nuttal
Renee Pfister
Terry Don Phillips
Marlie Rahn
Rita Rao
Edna Rider
Matt Watkins

Staff to Board
Hunter Kome
Pam Miller
Cortni Nations
Dr. Daniel Smith