The Mercy Society

The Mercy Society is a select group of caring and involved people who have made a personal pledge to promote excellence in healthcare for our community. The compassionate individuals united by this honorary distinction share a profound commitment to St. Joseph’s/Candler (SJ/C) and our tradition of quality healthcare services.

Your philanthropic support is key to helping SJ/C achieve its mission: Rooted in God’s love, we treat illness and promote wellness for all people. With roots dating back to 1804, St. Joseph’s/Candler is the largest and most experienced healthcare provider in the region.

Please consider becoming a valued member of The Mercy Society and the unique opportunity to share in our tradition of people helping people. We believe you will find that investing in the health and wellbeing of our community is one of the most worthwhile and fulfilling ways of making a difference—today, and into the future.

Contact us to learn how to join The Mercy Society

For more information about giving opportunities for the St. Joseph’s/Candler Foundations, please call our main office at (912) 819-8683.

Levels of support include:
Platinum:  $50,000
Gold:  $25,000
Silver:  $10,000

These compassionate individuals are committed to investing in the health and wellbeing of our community by making a pledge that is payable over up to three years.

The Mercy Society Founding Members

Inge Brasseler
Mr. & Mrs. Robert H. Demere, Jr.
Mr. James R. English
Dr. and Mrs. John Fillingim
J.C. Lewis Foundation
Ann Lytle
The Mingledorff Family Charitable Trust


Dr. Randolph C. Bishop & Dr. Priscilla Ross
Mr. and Mrs. Francis A. Brown
Mr. and Mrs. Rickard Culbreth
Brian and Kathie Harlander
Mr. and Mrs. William E. Johnston
Mr. and Mrs. William J. Kehoe III
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Vincent Martin III
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Minis
Mrs. Jane S. Naismith 
Dr. Thomas Philbrick and Susan Philbrick
Thomas V. & Susan G. Reilly
Mrs. William Edward Richards
Dr. Carlos Rivera & Mrs. Wallette Widener 


Jan and Michael J. Curran, Jr.
Mrs. Carlton Gill
Fran and Paul Hinchey
Dr. Robert E. and Mimi Jones
Dr. David and Gail Knopf
Kole Family Foundation
Sally and Stephen Lufburrow
Mr. and Mrs. Kyle McCann
Graham McGoldrick
Dr. Richard McIncrow and Mrs. Deborah McIncrow
Dr. Julia Mikell
Mr. and Mrs. John R. Paddison
Dr. and Mrs. Gabriel Pitt
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Prendergast
Sara Sands
Constance Sanders
Dr. and Mrs. Barry Schlafstein, M.D.
Dr. and Mrs. Andrew T. Sheils, Jr.
Mike and Linda Stephens
Elizabeth Talcott Stout
Mr. Einar S. Trosdall III
Michael W. Towson
Dr. Sol and Stephanie Zerden 



Mr. and Mrs. John C. Albert
Dr. Joenie Almeida
Mr. and Mrs. Michael V. Anckner
Mr. Charles Anderson & Dr. Suzanne Anderson
Mr. and Mrs. Craig Barrow III
The Honorable Judge & Mrs. James F. Bass
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph P. Brennan
Maryann Cela
Mr. and Mrs. W. Guerry Conrade
Dr. and Mrs. Anthony M. Costrini
Dr. and Mrs. Nicholas V. Costrini
Dr. and Mrs. Henry Croci
Dr. and Mrs. James A. Daly III
Sherry Danello
Bill and Linda Daniel
Dr. and Mrs. Thomas F. Decker
Dr. William Dickinson and Dr. Joe Ann Brandt
Mr. and Mrs. Ian J. Dickson
Jim and Stephanie Diemer
Dr. Paul and Cheryl Drwiega
Dr. and Mrs. Nick Eskandar
Dr. and Mrs. John P. George
Dr. Ronald F. Goldberg
Dr. and Mrs. Manning Goldsmith III
Dr. Christine A. Green, M.D.
Brent and Lindsay Harlander
Sr. Susan Harms
Dolores J. Haviland-Foley
James and Janice Hazel
Jimmy Hedrick
Nolan Hennessee
The Thomas C. Hester Family
Edgar and Maureen Field
Dr. and Mrs. Bill Fuqua
Krista and Paul Hinchey
Mrs. Toby Hollenberg
Mr. and Mrs. Edward M. Hughes
Dr. Michael J. and Mrs. Angela Jackson
Nancy Elizabeth Johnson
The Kaminsky Family
Allan and Elaine Kennedy
Dr. Jeff Kenney and Dr. Monica Kenney
Capt. Lux and Kay Lakshman
The Lauretti Family
Dr. and Mrs. Grant Lewis
Mr. and Mrs. Walter N. Lewis
Mr. and Mrs. J. Cliff McCurry
Dr. Allen Meglin 
Greg and Vicki Menke
Dr. and Mrs. John LeCraw Mikell
Jeffrey and Nicky Mingledorff
Joe and Price Mingledorff
Dr. and Mrs. Timothy Minton
Mr. and Mrs. Richard D. Moore
Mr. and Mrs. Walter B. Murphy III
Dr. Robert and Heather Myers 
Walton Nussbaum
Susan and Peter Nyamora
Niko and Betsy Ormond
Dr. & Mrs. Christopher L. Osteen
Mr. and Mrs. Russell Peterson
Dr. Thomas H. Philbrick, M.D.
Steve and Donna Pound
Vernice Rackett
Dr. Stephen Ramey and Mrs. Brandy Ramey
Dr. and Mrs. John Rowlett
Katie Rudder
Dr. and Mrs. Glen Lee Scarbrough
Greg and Karen Schaack
Dr. Mary Sparkes and Debbie Bergeron
Jil and Brad Trower
Dr. Karen Turner
Dr. and Mrs. Jules Victor III
Dr. and Mrs. Tim Wallace
Dr. and Mrs. William F. Wallace
Mr. and Mrs. Wiley Wasden III
Mr. and Mrs. Don L. Waters
Mr. and Mrs. James Corde Wilson III
Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Wilson 

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Please consider making a gift to St. Joseph's/Candler through our Foundations Office. Gifts to St. Joseph's/Candler make a significant difference to our patients and our communities.

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