Greenwood Genetic Center Foundation

Building a Legacy of Excellence in Genetic Medicine

The GGC Foundation is a nonprofit 501c3 established to serve as the philanthropic arm supporting the Greenwood Genetic Center (GGC) in their work of serving families in the fight against genetic diseases, birth defects and autism. GGC has provided 40 years of compassionate clinical care, unparalleled diagnostic lab services, globally-renowned research discoveries and innovative educational programs.

Through four decades of dramatic technological advances, the era of genetic therapeutics is upon us - GGC is poised to be at the forefront of this exciting time where the hopes of yesterday are becoming the realities of today.

The Greenwood Genetic Center Foundation and the philanthropic friends who support its work are the very lifeline for advancing these hopes.

Together we can hasten the pace of discovery in genetic diagnostics and treatments, to change the lives of so, so many.

 One Mother's Story

Connors web2When Charlie was five days old, our pediatrician called to notify us that one of the numbers form the heel prick test was a bit high. Further testing confirmed that our son had a very rare metabolic disorder called Isovaleric Acidemia or IVA, and we must go straight to the hospital.

We met with Dr. Neena Champaigne the very next day. Although IVA is a serious metabolic disorder, we were relieved to find out that it could be treated through his diet. Before Dr. Champaigne left the hospital, she told us that through the support of GGC, "we were not alone."

There are no words to express our family's thanks and appreciation to the entire staff of the Greenwood Genetic Center, all of whom give tirelessly of themselves so that we don't even feel alone. They are "Charlie's Angels!"

- Brooks Connor

 How can you help support the GGC Foundation?

Contributions make an immediate impact on the daily work of the Greenwood Genetic Center.

The GGC Foundation is grateful for the many gifts provided to sustain and advance the work of the Greenwood Genetic Center. Please consider including the GGC Foundation in your philanthropic planning and join one of its Leadership Giving Societies which supports annual operations throughout GGC.

You may donate online or by contacting the Foundation directly at 864-388-1813.

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To make a tax-deductible contribution to the Greenwood Genetic Center Foundation, contact

Greenwood Genetic Center Foundation
113 Gregor Mendel Circle
Greenwood, SC 29646
(864) 388-1813