Self Regional Healthcare Foundation is a 501(C)(3) that supports Self Regional Healthcare, a not-for-profit, regional referral hospital that provides care to residents of Greenwood, Abbeville, Laurens, Saluda, McCormick, Edgefield and Newberry counties. Services include prevention and wellness, acute care and tertiary care services including cancer care, neurosurgery, heart and vascular surgery, NICU, orthopedics and genetics. Self Medical Group is its employed physician affiliate network of 20 practices and more than 60 physicians.
The foundation’s mission of improving healthcare in the Lakelands supports healthcare technology investments at Self Regional, including the ICT BrainSuite, the Cancer Center’s expanded facility which opened in 2011, and programs and services including the Self Regional Health Express, which underserved communities and individuals.
Ken Coffey, Executive Director
Jessica Garcia, Development Officer
Lisa Bishop, Foundation Coordinator
Foundation Mission Statement
To inspire a spirit of giving
to improve healthcare in the Lakelands
by helping bring advanced care closer to home.
Jessica Garcia joins the Self Regional Healthcare Foundation.
Jessica Garcia was recently selected as the new Development Officer for the Self Regional Healthcare Foundation. Ms. Garcia will be providing close support to Foundation volunteers that serve the Annual Support, Business & Industry, Planned Gifts, and Special Gifts Committees, as well as helping with the various recognition and fundraising initiatives for the Foundation.
“This position has been vacant for more than 2 years and now that we’re pretty much back to normal operations, having Jessica on our team will help increase our efforts in support of our Equation For Progress campaign,” said Ken Coffey, Executive Director of the Foundation.
Jessica has been a volunteer member of the Foundations Annual Support Committee for the past year or so. She is a native of Greenwood, and after graduating from Greenwood High School, she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Lander University. Ms. Garcia went on to obtain her Master of Science degree in Health Psychology from Grand Canyon University.
Prior to joining the Foundation, Garcia worked for Meg’s House, Greenwood Treatment Specialists, and Aging With Flair, LLC. She is an active member in our community currently serving as the Chair for Connect Young Professionals which is a networking and educational group for the Greenwood Chamber of Commerce. Ms. Garcia is a past member of the Chamber Board of Directors and currently serves on the Board of Regents for the Chamber’s Leadership Greenwood program. Just this month, she was elected to serve on the Board of Trustees for the Greenwood Rotary Club and serves as the Club’s Service Project Chair and is a co-chair for the 2023 Festival of Flowers. She is also a member of the Greenwood-Abbeville coalition against drug abuse. Jessica is a member of New Spring Church where she met and married her husband, Jose Garcia. They have two beautiful daughters, Lexa and Madi. In her free time, Jessica enjoys spending time with family, chasing sunshine, painting, singing, and cooking.
“I was born at Self Regional. My children were born at Self Regional. I am so grateful that we have Self Regional right here for our families, co-workers, and friends. I am thrilled to bring my love for this community to this role, and I look forward to working to help fulfill Self Regional’s mission to be the best place to get care, the best place to give care, and help Self Regional be financially sound,” said Jessica Garcia.
More information about the Self Regional Healthcare Foundation, go to www.selfregionalfoundation.org or visit the Self Regional Healthcare Foundation on Facebook.