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GFPT Founders' Fund

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Donate to the GFPT's operations fund that supports our overall Education and Research initiatives.  Donating to this fund allows you to give on behalf of yourself, your organization, or you may choose to  donate in honor or memory of colleagues or loved ones of your choosing.  The GFPT will utilize your donation where it is needed most.  This special fund is named in honor of the GFPT founders, such as the late Glory Yarbrough Sanders, PT.

We also welcome donations that contribute to our named scholarships and awards listed below.

 

Phyllis D. Palma Scholarship Fund

A scholarship has been established in  memory of Phyllis D. Palma, PT, DPT, ATP/SMS

This scholarship is dedicated to individuals who have been inspired by Phyllis’ life work and reflect her passion and zest for life. The scholarship is intended for students with an interest in aquatics, pediatrics, or neurology, and/or wheelchair sports, especially wheelchair rugby for which she was one of the few testers to determine fitness to play.  

Click here for information on the Phyllis Palma Scholarship.

Lynda D. Woodruff Health Disparities Initiative

A health disparities initiative has been established in memory of Lynda D. Woodruff, PT, Ph.D., FAAPT

This initiative will reward creative ways to provide physical therapy to underserved populations in Georgia.

Click here to learn more about Dr. Woodruff, who was an exceptional physical therapist and educator.  Dr. Woodruff was also an APTA Lucy Blair Service award recipient.

The Sunshine Scholarship In Memoriam of Jaclyn Maxwell

The GFPT is collecting funds for The 'Sunshine Scholarship' in Memoriam of Jaclyn N. Maxwell, PT, DPT.  When endowed this scholarship will be dedicated to individuals who are looking to serve the pediatric population with the compassion, love and light that Jaclyn brought to her patients every day. She was the Sunshine in their lives and so many others. This scholarship is dedicated to those who are pursuing an interest in pediatric physical therapy so that they may shine bright for the future. 

Prefer to make your donation via check?

MAKE ALL CHECKS PAYABLE TO: THE GEORGIA FOUNDATION FOR PHYSICAL THERAPY

Note on the memo line of your check if you would like your donation to be applied to a specific fund, otherwise your donation will be used where it is needed most.   You may list the GFPT Founders' Fund (including Glory Sanders), Sunshine Scholarship in memory of Jaclyn Maxwell, Phyllis Palma, or Lynda Woodruff.   

When donating in honor or memory of a colleague or a loved one, (not listed above) please provide their name and an address where the family may be notified of your thoughtful donation.

Contact the GFPT office if you have any questions at 770-435-5287.

Mail your check to:

Georgia Foundation for Physical Therapy
596 Concord Rd SE, Smyrna, GA 30082

Help Us Reach Our Goal!

Goal: $25,000.00
Collected: $2,710.00
11%

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