Friends of Winship

Friends of Winship work tirelessly to build community understanding of the exceptional clinical care and of the advancements in cancer research at Winship.

In June 2010, Emory University approved the creation of Friends of Winship, a volunteer organization to function as an operating division under the Development Office of Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University.

OUR MISSION
To build community understanding and awareness about Winship Cancer Institute while raising funds to support its research and patient care programs.

OUR VISION
To support Winship Cancer Institute in its role as the premier cancer center in the Southeast.

OUR GOALS

To introduce Winship to a wider community by providing:

  • Research updates
  • Educational activities
  • Patient/family support projects
  • Special group tours
  • Fundraising events
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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.

Learn about Volunteer Opportunities

Membership is open to anyone with an interest in cancer research and treatment, and in helping Winship Cancer Institute become the premier cancer center in the southeast.

Contact Information

For more information about Friends of Winship, please contact:

Amanda Wilborn
Associate Director of Development, Friends of Winship
(404) 712-9632
amanda.wilborn@emory.edu

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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 Hastings, Susan and David Simpson, Beth Jones, Leslie and David Wierman.

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