Underprivileged children had a brighter Christmas in Gordon County thanks to AdventHealth Gordon’s Emergency Medical Services (EMS) team. AdventHealth Gordon EMS collected toys and raised money for their annual Make a Kid Smile Toy Drive, raising more than $17,000 in cash and $4,000 in toy donations for children in Gordon County.
AdventHealth Gordon EMS would like to thank the following individuals and organizations for helping make the toy drive such a success:
McEntire’s Driving Range; Perry and Gina Rawls; Hoops for Christ; Kickball for Christ; Calhoun Gordon County Airport Authority; In Honor of Pat Smith; In Honor of Heritage Baptist Church; In Memory of Jerry Dunn; In Memory of Brent Davis; Heritage Baptist Church Men’s Prayer Group; Jason and Brandi Richards Family; Jeni Ingersoll; Jeff Dixon; Ricky Reed; Dr. Joe and Sharon Joyave; AdventHealth Gordon House Supervisors; AdventHealth Gordon Marketing Department; City of Calhoun Police Department; Michael and Susan Wilkins; Max Brannon & Sons Funeral Home; Vaughn & Clements; Nidia and Emily Elswick; Fair’s Auto Repair; The Eddie Fair Family; AdventHealth Gordon Clinical Informatics Department; In Memory of Michal Bramblett; In Memory of Donna Bramblett; In Memory of Alexis Bramblett; Nancy Ray; AdventHealth Gordon and Murray IT Department; David and Amy Jordon; AdventHealth Gordon Administration Team; Kathie Hartley; Annette Berry; Larry and Brenda Miles; Alan and Angie Holcomb; Jimmy and Dale Moss and Family; Hannah Holland and Family; Michael and Melissa Murrill and Family; Barry Bramblett; Donald and Melva Bowen and Family; Don and Donna Maguire; Mitchell Hagan; Midland Communications; AdventHealth Gordon EMS B Shift; Gordon County Buildings & Grounds; Heritage Baptist Church Women’s Prayer Group; In Memory of Q.M. and Nell Ables; Bob and Susan Parlo; Sequoyah Tennis Association; Alan and Jackie Guyton; Scott and Jennifer Hill; Cindy and Marty Brown; Autumn Jackson; Paradise Drag Strip; Georgia Cumberland Academy Students; AdventHealth Gordon Harris Radiation Therapy Center; Red Bud Liquor Store; Stephanie Moyer; Mitch and Cindy Talley; Heritage Baptist Church Young at Heart; Mike and Denise Etheridge; Gordon County Animal Control; Pete and Karen Weber; New Echota River Alliance; Synovus Bank Employees; George and Sandra Cook; AdventHealth Gordon EMS C Shift; Dawn Graham; Hugh and Sandra Greeson; J & M Auto Sales; Terry and Louis Wright; Eugene and JoAnne Bowen; Randy and Tammy Balliew; Soccer for Christ; AdventHealth Gordon Hospitalists; AdventHealth Gordon Anesthesia; AdventHealth Gordon Foundation; In Memory of all U.S. Veterans; Michael C. Davis; Lamar and Rhonda Worley and Family; Connor Bailey Electrical Services; AdventHealth Gordon Emergency Department; In Honor of Connor Luke Hayes; Gordon County Environmental Health; Haddox Family Christmas Lights; SSA Training; Flags for Christ; McReynolds Family; Hedges Family; Jonathan Arroyo; Flags for Christ Calhoun Team; In Memory of Ann Smith; Calhoun Soccer Pick-Up Team; North Georgia Cardinals; Brian Chastain Family; Calhoun Recreation Department; AdventHealth Home Care Gordon; Amanda and Brian Black; Lauren Borders; Synovus Bank; Tammy Putnam; Calhoun Spine and Wellness Center; Loves Travel Plaza; Gordon County Public Works Department.
All toys collected through the annual drive were given to the Voluntary Action Center (VAC) to distribute to qualifying families in Gordon County.