Greenwood, S.C. — Countybank and Greenwood Capital recently demonstrated their continued support for the Greenwood community through a Countybank Foundation contribution to the Greenwood Genetic Center (GGC) Foundation for $20,000. This donation is part of a five-year plan to donate a total of $100,000.
“The Greenwood Genetic Center is doing incredible work right here in Greenwood,” said David Tompkins, Senior Vice President, Greenwood Market Executive of Countybank. “We are humbled to support their mission of serving families impacted by genetic disorders, which has a positive local and global impact.”
“We are honored to be a partner with the GGC Foundation,” said Walter Todd, III, President and CIO of Greenwood Capital, “working alongside them to grow the Foundation as they continue to deliver on their mission.”
The donation is intended to acknowledge the commitment of GGC employees and their support to the GGC Foundation through their giving to match this support. These donations will aid the GGC Foundation in providing compassionate clinical care, unparalleled diagnostic lab services, globally-renowned research discoveries, and innovative educational programs.
“GGC and the GGC Foundation are so grateful for the generosity and vision of Countybank and Greenwood Capital to financially support the critical work of the Center and those served through its mission,” said Victoria Hann, Director of Development for the Center. “This gift not only supports our work with families across South Carolina and beyond, but also encourages and bolsters our employees who drive this mission every day.”
The GGC Foundation is a nonprofit 501©3 established to serve as the philanthropic arm supporting the Greenwood Genetic Center in its work of serving families in the fight against genetic diseases, birth defects, and autism.
“Countybank is pleased to support the Greenwood Genetic Center with our time, talent, and financial resources,” said R. Thornwell Dunlap, III, Countybank’s President and CEO. “We believe the GGC has a meaningful impact on the Greenwood community and that their growth and expansion will continue to diversify our local economy.”
Photo: Representatives from Countybank and Greenwood Capital presented a check to GGC Director Dr. Steve Skinner (center). Left to right:John Cooper, Private Client Advisor with Greenwood Capital; Tompkins; Skinner; April Prince, VP and Trust Officer; Dayle Mumford, VP and Financial Center Manager