On April 20, 2018, Dr. Tiru traveled to Saint Thomas in the US Virgin Islands to present a $10,000 check from The York County Medical Foundation, Inc. to the Schneider Regional Medical Center Foundation.

The funds will be used for much needed repairs to the Schneider Regional Medical Center The Health Center, along with numerous other facilities on the island, received catastrophic damage by Hurricane Irma and Maria in late 2017. Dr. Tiru “was shocked to see the damage to the hospital” and all the work that remains to be done before it becomes fully operational. Pictured from left to right are: DeNita Boschulte, MD, Dr. Tiruchelvam, President of The York County Medical Foundation, Bernard Wheatley, President of Schneider Regional Medical Center, and Shanique Woods-Boschulte, Schneider Regional Medical Center Process Improvement/Foundation Coordinator.