Mended Hearts, Chapter 189, Columbia, SC
Mended Hearts, Inc., founded in 1951 by heart disease patients, is a national nonprofit organization that offers the gift of hope to heart disease patients, their families and caregivers.
Chapter #189 (The Providence Heartbeat) was chartered in October 1998, and was awarded the President's Cup as best chapter in the United States and Canada April 2003 - March 2004.
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Mended Hearts has nearly 18,000 members in 300 community-based chapters and satellites across the U.S. (and one in Canada). Chapters partner with more than 450 hospitals and cardiac care facilities to provide patient-to-patient support services. Mended Hearts accredited volunteers annually average more than 200,000 visits to heart patients and families mostly in person, but also online or by phone. Click here to learn more!
• 112 members and 2 Advisors.
• 29 Accredited Visitors (includes Providence Heart Institute, Dorn VA Hospital, MH Internet).
• 13,316 Total Visits to patients and their families, to include telephone visits.
• 12 Monthly Meetings – 10 guest speakers (primarily on heart disease), 2 social events.
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Monthly Chapter Meetings
Meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month.
LOCATION: 2701 Laurel Street, Classroom 3 near Providence Hospital
TIME: 6:15 p.m. - 8 p.m. Our guest speaker starts at 6:30 p.m.
REGISTRATION: Please call 803-256-5927 and leave a message.
February 19: Your Heart (All You Need to Know) - Presenter: S. Stanley Juk, M.D., Cardiologist
March 19: Topic TBD - Amy Epps, M.D., Cardiologist
April 16: Volunteering for a Purpose - Presenter: Trudi Roberts, Director of Volunteer Services, Providence Hospitals
May 21: Annual Heart Healthy Picnic
- Chapter 189 Organizational Chart