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RaLin Construction Donates $100,000 to Tanner Medical Foundation

Carrollton, GA — RaLin Construction has generously contributed $100,000 to Tanner Medical Foundation to support the Roy Richards, Sr. Cancer Center at Tanner Health.RaLin team

The team at RaLin is deeply committed to enhancing cancer care and improving patient access within the local community.

"When I was diagnosed with breast cancer at 32, I was incredibly grateful for the Tanner Cancer Care team,” shared Julie Phillips, a RaLin employee. “Their positivity helped me believe I could overcome it. However, my second battle with cancer three years later was much harder, and I felt hopeless. But the Tanner team never gave up on me. They saw me as a person, not just a patient, and their care and compassion, along with their expertise, gave me hope again."

Philanthropy plays a crucial role in enhancing patient access and services at Tanner Health. Every dollar donated to Tanner Medical Foundation stays within the local community to benefit nearby patients. Last year, donations provided medication assistance to 84 cancer patients, transportation aid to 39 patients and new technologies, like the Biodex Surgical Table, to reduce radiation exposure.

“At RaLin, our commitment to the community is more than just a statement — it's the foundation of our values and mission,” said Kristi Garrett, RaLin’s chief marketing officer and a member of Tanner Medical Foundation's Board of Trustees. “We build up clients, colleagues and the community. We believe thriving communities are built on collaboration, support and mutual respect. That's why we are dedicated to giving back and making a positive impact where we operate.” said Kristi Garrett, RaLin’s chief marketing officer and a member of Tanner Medical Foundation's Board of Trustees.

“In west Georgia and east Alabama, we demonstrate our commitment through involvement in local initiatives and charitable causes like Tanner Medical Foundation,” said Garrett. “Whether by volunteering our time, donating resources or sponsoring community events, we strive to be a catalyst for positive change. Our goal is to address pressing issues, foster social cohesion and contribute to the overall well-being of our neighbors.”

Support from generous community donors ensures that local cancer patients have access to critical care and support services at Tanner Health. Philanthropic contributions help provide advanced treatment options, updated medical technologies and financial assistance to cancer patients.

“We are profoundly grateful to RaLin for their generous contribution to Tanner Health and the Roy Richards, Sr. Cancer Center. Their unwavering support has been instrumental in our mission to rebuild and rejuvenate the cancer center. Their donation reflects their dedication to advancing our oncology program and enhancing the well-being of our community,” said Shellie Brat, vice president of physician and business development and oncology service line administrator at Tanner Health. “Such contributions enable us to deliver world-class cancer care in our local communities, where it is critically important. We take great pride in serving hundreds of patients from west Georgia and east Alabama who face this difficult disease each year.”

Tanner Medical Foundation is grateful for the generous donors and community partners who support their mission to enhance patient care and access within local communities.

To learn more about supporting Tanner Medical Foundation or exploring named gift opportunities, visit www.TannerMedicalFoundation.org.