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VUMC in the Community

Clothes Closet needs coats, jackets, other clothes for patients

By Wayne Wood

Volunteer project helps people by providing clothes and a warm coat

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Philadelphia Eagles pick VUMC resident to sing national anthem before game

By Wayne Wood

The lifelong Eagles fan closed "The Star-Spangled Banner” with a big smile and the exhortation “Go, Birds!”

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Video showcases notes of appreciation for VUMC COVID fighters

By Wayne Wood

Words of encouragement and thanks have poured in from all over the U.S. and from other countries.

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A Vanderbilt doctor wrote a song encouraging people to vote. Then a video took it to the next level.

By Wayne Wood

“I truly believe this music video has the power to motivate folks to vote in November.”

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VUMC encourages employees to register and vote

By Wayne Wood

Tennessee has low voter registration and turnout rates. The Medical Center is part of an effort to get more people involved.

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Shawn Drumgoole and scores of friends celebrate his birthday with a walk to Children’s Hospital

By Jessica Pasley

The man behind the social media sensation "We Walk with Shawn" says Vanderbilt saved his life 30 years ago

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Clothes Closet in need of donations of new items

By Wayne Wood

Due to COVID-19, used items are no longer accepted, but the need to help patients continues

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Before COVID, 90-year-old Bobby Hamm walked at 100 Oaks every day. His friends from the Dermatology clinic sent him a “missing you” gift.

By Kathy Whitney

Since his wife died several years ago, his daily walk was a way to stay connected to other people.

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They were married during the pandemic. They directed their wedding gifts to feed health care workers.

By Wayne Wood

Heather and Lewis Burwell's wedding didn't turn out like they planned. But they found a way to share their celebration with the community.

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