News from South Shore Health System

Eight Reasons to Join South Shore Health System’s Boston Marathon Team

Posted by South Shore Health System on Oct 11, 2017 8:33:00 AM

Have you always wanted to run the Boston Marathon? Do you have the desire to help cancer patients on the South Shore? If you’re considering running the 2018 Boston Marathon for a charity team, check out our team: Team SSHS.

When you join Team SSHS, all of the money you raise will go to support patients who receive care at the Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center in clinical affiliation with South Shore Hospital in Weymouth.

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Topics: As One, Foundation

7 Reasons to Join South Shore Health System’s Pan-Mass Challenge Team

Posted by South Shore Health System on Jun 9, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Are you riding this year’s Pan-Mass Challenge (PMC)? If you’re not already registered for a team, we’d like you to consider joining Team SSHS. When you join our team—or designate funds to Team SSHS—all of the money you raise will go to support patients who receive care at the Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center in clinical affiliation with South Shore Hospital in Weymouth.

There are also some other great benefits of joining Team SSHS including:

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Topics: Foundation

Marita Carpenter: Giving Back to Support Exceptional Community Care

Posted by South Shore Health System on May 16, 2017 9:47:51 AM

Philanthropist, humanitarian and a grateful South Shore Hospital patient, Marita Carpenter is an exemplar of community spirit whose extraordinary generosity and commitment to the mission of South Shore Health System has been steadfast over the years.

As former President of the Social Service League of Cohasset, Marita advocated for senior citizens, teens and families in crisis. Through the league’s mission of identifying and assisting disadvantaged individuals of all age groups within the community, Marita has directly helped hundreds of people in need.

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Topics: Women's Health, Heart Health, Emergency Care, Foundation

Five Reasons to Like South Shore Health System Foundation and Friends on Facebook

Posted by South Shore Health System on Apr 21, 2017 4:04:08 PM

As a not-for-profit health care system, philanthropy touches every area of South Shore Health System. Our donors, volunteers, and community members play a vital role in our mission of healing, caring and comforting for the people who live in Southeastern Massachusetts.

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Topics: As One, Foundation

Guardian Angels Help Family Get Through Their Darkest Days

Posted by South Shore Health System on Mar 14, 2017 8:25:31 AM

Nicole Schindler is a little warrior. Sitting cross-legged on her canopy bed with her dog, “Jo-Jo” on her lap, this 12-year-old year girl is wise beyond her years.

"Now, the little things are important to me,” she said matter-of-factly. ”When I hear people say 'I hate this' I think, you should be happy for the life you have. Be grateful you're here, and enjoy the precious moments."

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Topics: People of South Shore Health, Foundation

Recruiting Runners in Support of Cancer Care

Posted by South Shore Health System on Nov 10, 2016 5:51:00 PM

South Shore Health System is now recruiting runners for its 2017 Boston Marathon Team. This year marks the team’s seventh year, thanks to the charity bibs provided through the generosity of Marathon lead sponsor John Hancock Non-Profit Marathon Program. The team runs in support of cancer care programs at South Shore Health System. 

We talked with veteran runner Anne Marie Winchester on why she runs for the South Shore Health System team.

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Topics: Cancer, Foundation