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 nearly $16,000 in cash and over $10,000 in toy donations for children in Gordon County. The grand total for donations is over $26,000.
AdventHealth Gordon EMS would like to thank the following individuals and organizations for helping make the toy drive such a success:
Linda Erwin in memory of Ray Erwin; Tyler, Sarah and Olivia Hill; Carlyle and Jeni Ingersoll, Calhoun-Gordon County Airport Authority in memory of Mark Fullerton; Harald’s Small Engine in memory of Mark Fullerton; AdventHealth Gordon SNAC Committee; Samantha Lusk & Associates Reality; Donald and Melva Bowen and family; AdventHealth Gordon Administration Team; David and Amy Jordon; Anonymous; McEntire’s Driving Range; Perry and Gina Rawls; Retha McRay; AdventHealth Gordon House Supervisors; Gene and JoAnne Bowen; Lisa Bryant and Sarah Silverman; Jackie Clayton; Mitch and Cindy Talley; Flag Football Charity Game; Dr. Cindy Brown and family; Vaughn and Clements; Calhoun Police Department; Annette Berry; Calhoun City Hall; Gordon County Environmental Health; Casey Logistics; Tyler and Regan Bell; Emily Elswick; Eddie and Tina Fair and family; Fair’s Auto Service & Repair; Nexikon employees; Mandrea Kearney and Thaddeus; Andy and Dawn Graham and family; Dawn Graham in memory of Clay Burch; Gregg and Sandy Ellis and family; Bob and Susan Parlo and family; Terri Timmer; Coble Lions Basketball; Joe and Tracy Farriba; AdventHealth Gordon Laboratory; Jesus is the Way; Prayer Works; Gordon County Health Department; Anonymous; Calhoun/Gordon County COVID-19 Taskforce; The Oaks at Fairmount; Gordon County Schools Leadership Team; AdventHealth Gordon Supply Chain; Calhoun Health Care; AdventHealth Gordon Pre-Surgical Testing; Chris and Sarah Self and family; Tom and Pam Bojo in honor of Tyler Bojo #507; Anonymous in honor of Georgia State Trooper Rick Pursley; Dr. Joe and Sharon Joyave; Anonymous; Chris and Nikki Blalock and family; Be Like Mike Foundation in memory of Mike Garigan; Heritage Baptist Church; Ken Bruce; AdventHealth Medical Group Urology; Calhoun GCA Adventures & Pathfinders; Dubs High on the Hog; Synovus Bank Calhoun; Judy Pack; Jonnie Sills and Jackie Lloyd; Anonymous; Bailey Electrical Services; Alan and Angie Holcomb; Randy and Betty Fouts; Gene and JoAnne Bowen in honor of someone who paid for their groceries; Gordon Health and Rehab; Dr. Devin Vaishnani; New Echota River Alliance; Lamar and Rhonda Worley and Thomas, Lacy, Tad and Lani; Gordon County Parks and Recreation; Reeve and Sarah Wall; the Fortner family; AdventHealth Gordon and AdventHealth Murray AIT; Hannah Holland in memory of Henry Holland; Donald and Donna McGuire; Marlon and Claire Harris; donation in memory of Brayden and Baylon Johnston; AdventHealth Gordon Clinical Informatics; Dr. David Brannon; and AdventHealth hospitalists.
All toys collected through the annual drive were given to the Voluntary Action Center (VAC) to distribute to qualifying families in Gordon County.
Choose the health content that’s right for you, and get it delivered right in your inbox.