Pepin Family Foundation Mission Statement
Pepin Family Foundation strives to engender a positive difference in the lives of our community’s children and families through education and healthcare. We aim to build a better tomorrow through lasting friendships with community partners who will help to serve the most at-risk populations of children and young adults , serving their educational needs at the Pepin Academies. Additionally, we are dedicated to the quest of eradication of heart disease through research, awareness and delivery of revolutionary patient-centered care at the Pepin Heart Institute.
Founded in 1986 with $500,000 matching pledges by Tom & Arthur Pepin, the Pepin Heart Hospital & Dr. Kiran C. Patel Research Institute, is the most advanced specialty, digital hospital in the Southeast and has emerged as a leader in cardiovascular care.
Founded in 1999, Pepin Academies started as a foundation to educate students with specific learning disabilities. Pepin Elementary School, Pepin Academy and Pepin Transitional School (post-secondary) offer a complete solution for learners of all ages.