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“It fills my heart with joy to be a conduit for health and education, especially for Hispanic families that are new to our community.”

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Yesenia Bunting

Student Services Coordinator Midlands

803.422.2982 (call or text)
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“Watching a child that has a large prescription put on glasses for the first time…that smile that spreads across their face as they realize how much more they can see. That’s the best part of my job improving the lives of the children I serve.”

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Kara Cumalandar, BS

Student Services Coordinator Midlands

803.530.0019 (call or text)
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“I love that my job is to help kids achieve their full potential and help them feel better about themselves.”

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Kim Morgan, BS

Student Services Coordinator Midlands

803.530.6435 (call or text)
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“I love my job because I can make a difference in the life of someone else.”

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Merlethia Greene, BSW, MSHSV-CC

Student Services Coordinator Waccamaw

843.359.2560 (call or text)
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“As a parent of a child with Autism, I saw first-hand how access to health care services can positively influence a student’s academic success. Healthy Learners’ mission allows me to serve other children who deserve the same opportunity to reach their potential.”

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Aixa Rodriguez-Mariani, MD

Program Manager Waccamaw

803.530.0753 (call or text)
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“I am a breast cancer survivor and I believe God healed me so that I could work with children. I truly love my job.”

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Deborah Miller

Student Services Coordinator Pee Dee

843.632.0149 (call or text)
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“Working with Healthy Learners allows me the opportunity to make a positive impact on the students we serve while providing care for their unmet health needs.”

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Dee Newell, RN, BSN

Program Manager Pee Dee

803.530.8663 (call or text)
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“Working with Healthy Learners and the children here in my own community gives me a sense of pride and honor.”

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Shelley Thomas, RN, ADN

Program Manager Lowcountry

803.530.6785 (call or text)
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“I strongly believe that if I can help someone as I journey through this land from day to day then my living will not be in vain.”

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Gwen Ritter Walker, BA

Student Services Coordinator Lowcountry

803.686.2003 (call or text)
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“To succeed, our children need health, education, economic opportunity, and hope. Working with Healthy Learners gives me the privilege of watching hope grow through strengthening networks of caring adults working to erase health inequities in our communities.”

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Maria McCall, MSW

Evaluation Consultant

803.730.0511 (call or text)
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“I feel immensely blessed to be a part of Healthy Learners and am privileged to be helping children every day.”

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Alice Balentine, BA

Student Services Coordinator Upstate

864.389.0665 (call or text)
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“Working in mission with Healthy Learners allows me to share my time and talents in service to others in my community.”

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Elaine Copeland, RN, ADN

Program Manager Upstate

803.530.8658 (call or text)
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“We will be known forever by the tracks we leave…” Plains Indian Proverb

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Marjorie Rath, BS

Director of Development

803.530.0002 (call or text)
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“The access to care that Healthy Learners provides can literally change the trajectory of a child’s life. I feel very blessed to be a part of helping this organization expand its impact to meet the needs and change the lives of even more children across South Carolina.”

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Amanda Metzger, MPH

Director of Community Engagement

803.730.0045 (call or text)
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“Often we take for granted that everyone has access to health care services. Working with Healthy Learners gives me personal satisfaction in knowing that we help provide the access to health care that some children may not receive.”

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Joanne Bamberg Jackson, MA

Director of Operations

803.542.1968 (call or text)
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“I take very seriously my responsibility to be the hands and feet of the Sisters of Charity. Through Healthy Learners, we are fulfilling their vision that all children deserve an equal opportunity to learn, thrive and succeed.”

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Amy Splittgerber, M.Ed.

Executive Director

803.530.0939 (call or text)
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