Posts by Kevonna Hayes

Greater Gift Announces Partnership with Circuit Clinical

Brooklyn, New York and Winston-Salem, North Carolina – Greater Gift, a North Carolina based clinical research not for profit has recently announced a partnership with Circuit Clinical, a global Integrated Research Organization. In an effort to raise further awareness and celebrate those who make an impact in clinical research, Circuit Clinical has entered into an…

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Greater Gift Welcomes Oracle Health Sciences

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 6, 2019 Winston-Salem, North Carolina – Greater Gift, a North Carolina not-for-profit organization that gifts a child in need with a potentially life-saving vaccine in honor of every clinical trial volunteer and every clinical research professional who make advancing global health possible, today announced that Oracle Health Sciences has joined the…

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Clinical Trial Awareness Happens When We All Do Our Part: Welcome the 2019 PopUp Star Teams

At any given point in our lives, we or our loved ones may need medicine, therapeutic treatment, or surgery. Those medicines, therapies and surgical interventions are not possible without the rigorous testing that occurs through clinical trials. Without people volunteering for clinical trials, medical needs cannot be effectively met. Future generations will benefit due to…

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Show More Love

Thank you. Two simple words separately but when combined they are deeply meaningful. Who doesn’t love to feel appreciated or receive a note as an expression of someone’s gratitude toward you? At times, saying thank you can be overlooked. We can easily assume that we don’t need to go out of our way to show…

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The Power of Partnership

Founder of Greater Gift, Jennifer Byrne, once wrote about The Law of the Compounding Penny. Her mom asked her, “Would you rather have $1 million instantly or over the next 30 days would you rather have a penny doubled?” When you sit down to do the math you see how one penny compounds into over…

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The Pay It Forward Effect

My favorite warm beverage is a hot apple cider or pumpkin spice latte. Perfect for this time of year. As I reflect on memories surrounding some of my favorite drinks, foods, people and moments, I often think back to the time my favorite warm beverage was free. In fact, as I was pulling my car…

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Returning to Hero’s Journey™ Art

Today marks one year since the sculpture, Return, made its mark on the city of Winston-Salem, N.C. Return, along with two other sculptures, is a collaborative expression that raises awareness for the importance of clinical trial participation, and honors the participants who have been a vital part of medical advancement. Eli Lilly and Company and…

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The Science Behind Gratitude

We can easily forget amongst the hustle and bustle of life to take a few moments to give thanks and express our gratitude to those around us. This time of year is especially known as a season of giving and gratitude where we consciously reflect on all we are thankful for. It is nice to…

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GREATER GIFT EXPANDS ITS FOOTPRINT TO FORM PARTNERSHIP WITH AURORA RESEARCH INSTITUTE IN WISCONSIN

Winston-Salem, N.C. – Greater Gift, located in the Wake Forest Innovation Quarter, recently formed a partnership with Aurora Research Institute, located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Greater Gift expresses gratitude for the heroic work of clinical trial participants to advance medical research. They do this by donating one life-enhancing gift of a vaccine in honor of an…

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Thyroid Cancer Awareness

Written by guest blogger, Sydney Beason September is Thyroid Cancer Awareness month. Over 50,000 people are diagnosed with Thyroid cancer every year, and Thyroid Cancer is the fifth most common cancer in women. The statistics are important, but the 50,000 stories are much more transformative. In 2017, I was one of those 50,000 new cases.…

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