To build community understanding and awareness about Winship Cancer Institute while raising funds to support its research and patient care programs.
To support Winship Cancer Institute in its role as the premier cancer center in the Southeast.
To introduce Winship to a wider community by providing:
- Research updates
- Educational activities
- Patient/family support projects
- Special group tours
- Fundraising events
Volunteer at Winship
"Friends of Winship members are ambassadors for Winship Cancer Institute, the only National Cancer Institute designated cancer center in Georgia. Our goal is to help conquer cancer by raising community awareness, by supporting through fundraising the clinical research that takes place at Winship, and by offering support to those individuals and families who are undergoing treatment here." ~Marietta Petters, Founding Chair
Volunteer opportunities at Winship are all patient-focused. Each position plays a vital role in Winship's focus of providing quality patient care and assistance to each patient, as well as their family members and caregivers. Please consider volunteering at Winship.
Spread the Word
Need a little help spreading the word about Friends? Our newly developed "Friends kit" may be just what you need. This folder, chock full of information pertaining to Friends, can be easily shared with friends, family members, and peers who would like to learn more about our fascinating group, but prefer to peruse the material at their leisure.
For more information about Friends of Winship, please contact:
Special thanks to our founding members!
Founding members of Friends of Winship include: Kathy and Bob Bowman, Katherine and Eric Ohlhausen, Missy and Joe Craver, Sue and Randy Parker, Dana Dabruzzi, Marietta and Skip Petters, Ann Viehman, Susan and David Simpson, Beth Jones, Leslie and David Wierman.
Our Friends Make a Difference
"I received wonderful care, had wonderful doctors, and I am grateful that I can continue to be involved with Winship today."
"We were delighted by the community support demonstrated today of the research of cancers affecting women."
"When they say that you're life can change on a dime, I can testify to that."