Philanthropy is more vital today than ever for our community’s health care. SGMC is a not-for-profit health system which means we are here to serve our community. As the philanthropic support of our health system, SGMC Foundation benefits greatly from the generous support of our community through private donations. SGMC Foundation is here to help ensure that our health system has the financial stability to secure healthier tomorrows for future generations.
Every patient who enters an SGMC facility is touched by our donors whose support makes it possible to innovate healthcare at SGMC. We work with donors to help them achieve their philanthropic goals and generate a better health future for our community. Staff members are knowledgeable in the areas of planned giving, estate giving, corporate sponsorships and an assortment of other philanthropic vehicles to help donors accomplish their charitable objectives.
The SGMC Foundation
was incorporated by the State of Georgia on January 13, 1978 for the purpose of
providing support to or for the benefit of SGMC. The foresight of our founding
members, Mr. Harley Langdale, Jr., Mr. James Beck and Mr. Ed G. Barham allows
the SGMC Foundation to continue seeking charitable support which will ensure
lasting quality health care.
Through the committees of the Foundation, we endeavor to:
inception, the Foundation has raised more than $8.5 million for various
hospital improvements and capital campaigns and has more than $3.5 million in
assets. These donations support many different programs throughout the Medical
Center’s facilities and services, including:
- Provide a means for
increased participation, understanding and communication between the
community and South Georgia Medical Center.
- Plan, implement and
support health-related service programs that will benefit the community.
- Provide the means to
generate needed donations to maintain, enhance and expand the healthcare
services provided by South Georgia Medical Center.
- Dasher Memorial Heart
- Pearlman Cancer Center
- Langdale Hospice
- Employee Giving