Community Partners


From the bottom of our hearts,

we would like to thank all of our community partners!

Mercy is able  to carry out its mission with the help of over 700 volunteers and is funded through generous donations
from churches, businesses, private  grants, and individuals. Mercy does not receive any government funding.

2016 Medical Providers

•Joel Brooker, PA

•Sabra Brooker, PA

•Ruth Brown, NP

•Paul Buczynsky, MD

•Steven Chesser, MD

•Lee Chisolm, MD

•Mitch Cook, DO

•Gerald Crites, MD

•Deepak Das, MD

•Steven Durocher, MD

•Eddie Green, MD

•Amanda Gunter, NP

•Tina Hale, PA

•Kierney Jackson, PA

•Miguel Jurado, MD

•Sarah Kort, NP

•T. Kias, MD


•Rustin McAllister, MD

•Jana McKenzie, MD

•Wayne Morris, MD

•Shelly Nuss, MD

•Ken Park, MD

•Paul Peteet, MD

•Kelly Price, NP

•Lee Rawlings, MD

•Scott Richardson, MD

•Kevin Sanville, MD

•Barbara Shuster, MD

•David Townsend, MD

•Thomas Wells, MD

•Glen Wiggans, MD

•Fred Young, MD

•Keith Zimmerman, MD 

2016 Specialty Providers

•Dr. Elizabeth Ashford, ENT

•Dr. Nicholas Bath, urology

•Dr. Meg Brya, optometry

•Dr. Ross Campbell, dermatology

•Dr. James Elmore, Neurology

•Dr. Jon Forche, optometry

•Dr. Nadine Forche, optometry

•Dr. Van Herrin, gynecology

•Dr. Lee Hubrich, orthopedics

•Dr. Michael Jacobs, ophthalmology

•Dr. Hugh Jenkins, pulmonary

•Dr. Joel Jenkins, optometry

•Dr. Eric Johnson, ophthalmology

•Dr. Alexander P Keller, ophthalmology

•Dr. Claudia Kretzschmar, gastroenterology

•Dr. Andrew Leach, gynecology

•Carol Anne Lindsay PA, dermatology

•Jeff Moulton PA-C, dermatology

•Dr. Brian Mitchell, neurology

•Dr. Charles Mixson, ENT

•Dr. Byron Norris, ENT

•Dr. Harvey Ouzts, cardiology

•Dr. Emory Patterson, ophthalmology

•Dr. Jeffrey Pearce, vascular surgery

•Dr. Carey Perry, gynecology

•Regan Phillips PA-C, dermatology

•Dr. Jon Poling, neurology

•Dr. Mixon Robinson, orthopedics


2016 Specialty Services Provided OUTSIDE of Mercy

Athens Brain and Spine: Dr. Walpert

Athens Eye Doctors & Surgeons, LLC

Athens Gastroenterology Association

Athens Gastroenterology Center

Athens Neurological Associates

Athens OBGYN

Athens Orthopedic Clinic and GA Sports Medicine

Dr. Greg Delaurier

Dr. Anthony L. DeMarco

Dr. George Hubbard, III

East Athens PT

ENT of Athens

Georgia Kidney Consultants

Georgia Neurological Surgery

Georgia Skin Cancer and Aesthetic Dermatology

Dr. Alex P. Keller III

Dr. Norris

Dr. Mixon

Dr. McKay

Dr. Emory Patterson

Dr. Jeffrey Pearce

Dr. Joshua Robinson

Dr. Walter A. Sams IV

Dr. Greg Smith

Oconee Heart and Vascular

UGA Speech & Hearing Clinic

Urology Group of Athens 

2016 Dentists

•Dr. Glenn Alex

•Dr. Michael Callahan

•Dr. John Dobberstein

•Dr. Richard Finger

•Dr. Brian Hall

•Dr. Melody Higginbotham

•Dr. Jim McDonald

•Dr. Terry Parkman

•Dr. Patrick Robinson

•Dr. Stan Satterfield

•Dr. Greg Ware

•Dr. Alyson White 

2016 Dental Services Provided OUTSIDE Mercy

•Dr. Glenn Alex

•Dr. Frank Bishop

•Dr. Richard Golden

•Dr. Brian Hall

•Dr. Jim Powell

•Dr. Greg Ware

•Dr. Erik & Jennifer Wells

•Classic City Crown & Bridge

Local Hospitals

Athens Regional Health System 

St.Mary’s Hospital and Health Care System 

2015 Grants & Foundations

Anonymous Giver via Athens Area Community Foundation

AT&T Foundation

Bank of America Matching Gifts

Delta Dental Community Care Foundation

Dobbs Foundation

Fitz Family Foundation

Frances Wood Wilson Foundation

The Georgia Club Foundation

Georgia Baptist Healthcare Foundation

The Georgia Power Foundation

The Luther & Susie Harrison Foundation 

The Harris Foundation

Jackson EMC Foundation

Kaiser Foundation

Plum Creek Foundation

Patterson Foundation

Terrell Family Foundation

Thomas Key Tillman Foundation

Tim & Leah Chapman Foundation

Ulm Family Foundation

Walton EMC Foundation

Wells Fargo Foundation

2015 Church Donors

•Ashford Memorial Methodist Church

•Athens Church

•Athens First United Methodist Church

•Athens Link Fellowship

•Briarwood Baptist Church

•Chapelwood United Methodist Church

•Chestnut Grove Baptist Church

•Church of the Nations

•Emmanuel Episcopal Church

•Faith Presbyterian Church  

•First Baptist Church, Athens

First Baptist Church of Monroe

•Grace Fellowship Church

Hebron Christian Church

•Life Church

•One Hope Church

•Oconee Presbyterian Church

•Prince Avenue Baptist Church

• Tuckston United Methodist Church

•University Church

•Watkinsville, First Baptist Church

•Young Harris United Methodist Church

2015 Business Donors

•Add Drug

•ARH Group (Merrill Lynch)

•Athens First Bank & Trust

•Athens Oconee Dentistry

•Behavioral Safety Products

•Brannon Plumbing Services

•Clyde Armory

•Ellis Pain Center

•Epps Village Family Dentistry

•First Madison Bank and Trust

•Fortson, Bentley & Griffin

•Georgia Emergency Medicine Specialist

•Georgia Power Company

•Georgia Skin Cancer & Aesthetic Dermatology

•Glen Alex, DMD

•Heyward Allen Toyota

•Health Plan Select 

•Lake Oconee Rehab and Performance

•Lindsay Transfer and Storage

•Martin Management Investments

•McDonald & Manus

•McKillup Law Firm

Mister U Enterprises, LLC

•National Bank of Georgia

•Nelson Properties

•Patton Brothers Body & Frame

•Patrick Robinson, DMD

•Peak Rehabilitation

•Philanthropy Fashion

•Pilgrim’s Pride

•Power Properties

•Pure Counseling

•Stadion Money Management


2015 In-Kind Donors


Ashford Memorial Methodist Church

Athens Church Small Group: Gallant Group

Athens Church Small Group: Towers & Wilson

Athens First Baptist Church: Callaway-Wilcox Class

Athens Micro-Computer

Athens Lions Club

Athens Digital Systems

Athens Orthopedic Clinic

Athens Regional Medical Center

Athens Transit

Barron’s Rental Center

Barberitos at Epps

Bel Jean Copy & Print Center

Bobby Jones

Brannon Plumbing Services

Brett’s Casual American Restaurant

Briarwood Baptist Church

Brooks & Kim Arnold

Brown’s Chapel Baptist Church

Care Medical

Cecilia Villaveces Cakes

Chick-Fil-A, Alps Road

Chops & Hops

Classic City Lions Club

Cubit Foundation

Direct Relief

Doug Dillard

Dr. Glenn Alex DMD

Em’s Kitchen

Epting Events

First United Methodist Church: Rundorff Class 

Five Bar

Fleet Feet Sports

Holy Cross Lutheran Church

Hudson Wilson

Jackson Spalding

Jamie Calkin Art

Jittery Joe’s

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts

Larkin’s Printing

Lavender Pest Control

Leah Brannon

Luke Harvey

Lions Club of Clarke and Oconee

Marathon HR

Marti’s at Midday

Outback Steakhouse

PABC: Brittan’s Sunday School Class

PABC: Joyful Faith Bible Study

PABC: Koinania Class

PABC: WordBearers Bible Study

Patti Warren


Riverside Baptist Church

Rozelle Holmes

Russ Tanner

St. Mary’s Wellness Center

Starbucks at Atlanta Highway

Suzanne Bowles

Taziki’s Mediterranean Café

The National

Trinity Lutheran Church

UGA Public Service Learning

Watkinsville Baptist Church: The Encouragers Class

Wayne Lester- Accountant

Williamson Bros. Realty and Auction Co, Inc.