Piedmont Athens Regional

1199 Prince Ave.
Athens, GA 30606

Donor Recognition

Donors leave their mark on the community by helping provide better care, new facilities and expanded programs. Our Donor Recognition programs are designed to acknowledge the generosity and impact of gifts to Piedmont Athens Regional. Donor recognition exists on many levels, and there is a wide range of Piedmont Athens Regional Giving Clubs where donors can leave their mark.

The Founder's Society
Membership in the Founder’s Society is based on the donor’s cumulative lifetime giving to Piedmont Athens Regional. This society recognizes those generous donors who assist Piedmont Athens Regional in fulfilling its mission of providing the highest level of medical care. There are five levels within the Founder's Society:

  • $1 million +
  • $750,000-$999,999
  • $500,000-$749,999
  • $250,000-$499,999
  • $100,000-$249,999

The Corporate Honor Roll
Recognizes the Foundation’s corporate partners who have given cumulative donations of $25,000 or more.

The Cornerstone Society
Recognizes donors who have given or committed a gift of at least $10,000 to benefit Piedmont Athens Regional Foundation.

The Heritage Circle
Recognizes and honors generous supporters who have made provisions in their estate plans to benefit Piedmont Athens Regional.

The Pillar Society
The Pillar Society is the foundation of the Piedmont Athens Regional Foundation. It honors individuals/businesses who contribute $100 or more annually to the Foundation.

Getting Involved for Tomorrow is Piedmont Athens Regional’s employee giving program. Over 60% of Piedmont Athens Regional employees support the Foundation through donations made through payroll deduction.

The JW Fanning Humanitarian Award
Recognizes a community member for their commitment and service to Piedmont Athens Regional and the community in which he/she lives.

JW Fanning Humanitarian Award Recipients
1990 - Charles Upchurch, Jr.
1991 - John “Buck” Griffin
1992 - Louise Boyce
1993 - Dr. Bothwell Traylor
1994 - Mary Beth McDonald
1995 - Polly Moore
1996 - Howard Stroud, Sr.
1997 - Jan Rhodes
1998 - Len Sapera
1999 - Karen Atkinson
2000 - Tal DuVall
2001 - Dr. Stephen Lucas
2002 - Miriam Huebner
2003 - Carl Nichols
2004 - Chet Malanoski
2005 - Joy T. Elder
2006 - Janey M. Cooley
2007 - Marlo Wiggans
2008 - Carol Winthrop
2009 - Shelby Lacy
2010 - Sandy Boyles
2011 - Jane Douglas
2012 - Marilyn Farmer
2013 - Bill Saye
2014 - Elizabeth Nevil
2015 - Annette Barfield
2016 - John A. “Jack”Drew
2017 - Camilla Bracewell

The Shelby J. Lacy Award
Recognizes a Piedmont Athens Regional employee who has made unselfish and significant contributions of time and talent to the community in which he/she lives.

Shelby J. Lacy Award Recipients
2011 - Faye Davis
2012 - Joyce Waller
2015 – Katie Calkin
2016 – Jo Harrison
2017 – Monita Collins-Ford


Corporate Sponsorships

The Piedmont Athens Regional Foundation has comprehensive and individual event sponsorship packages that will recognize your company while benefiting our community’s healthcare.

View the levels of sponsorships

If you'd like to help through a comprehensive sponsorship package or a corporate donation, please contact our Foundation at 706-475-3301 or athensfoundation@piedmont.org.  

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