Legacy Donors—$100,000 or more

  • Chuck & Jeanne Rowland

  • Dave & Elaine Thillen

  • Lynn Wailes

  • Friends of Thillen Education Foundation

Heritage Donors—$50,000 - $99,999

  • Jack & Louise Gavin

  • Gypsum Management & Supply

  • Frank Polizzi

Keystone Donors—$10,000 - $49,999

  • James E. & Kathleen Acra

  • Lou & Paula Benjamin

  • Douglas & Beatrice Clark

  • Bill & Pamela Donan

  • Ernst & Young

  • Ellen & Jeff Lemming

  • Scott & Lisa Mathes

  • Randolph & Lael Melville

  • Chris Moore

  • Brian & Pam Quinn

  • John & Judy Rosensteel

  • Mark & Christine St. Clare

  • Richard & Beverly Sparkmon

  • Systems Distributors, Inc

  • Brian & Pat Taylor

  • Friends of Thillen

  • Price & Tammy Woodward

Diamond Donors—$5,000 - $9,999

  • Kevin Bates & Suzanne Snyder

  • Steve Berman

  • Robert & Marie Bush

  • Corcentric

  • Jerry & Pam Gresham

  • Robert & Karen Hirsch

  • John & Nancy Hopkins

  • Jane Hutterly & Louie Seabolt

  • Sarah & Drew Leppert

  • Lynne & Todd Lachenmyer

  • Mike & Carol Lynch

  • Libby Madden

  • Pam & Mark Shurett

  • Tom Smith

  • Tom & Mona Sprott

  • Jerry & Karen Stapp 

  • Thomas Family Foundation

  • Young Contracting Company Foundation

Gold Donors—$3,000 - $4,999

  • Mark & Lynn Adams

  • Richard Anderson

  • Joe & Annette Choi

  • Susan Dufford

  • Scott & Jeannine Flynn

  • David & Patricia Goldrich

  • Greene County Habitat for Humanity

  • Brian Hogan

  • Dale & Dorothy Johnson

  • Gorge & Barbra Rountree

  • Walmart (Madison, GA)

Silver Donors—$1,000 - $2,999

  • Anonymous

  • Bruce & Lisa Bachmann

  • Tom & Debbie Balicki

  • James & Nancy Barton

  • Brian & Maureen Block

  • Connie & Roger Blythe

  • Kefe & Hal Brandon

  • Peter & Kathryn Browning

  • Ron & Toni Budelier

  • Kelley and Carlos Cardoso

  • Paul Davidson

  • Ron & Jennifer Dedels

  • David Duley

  • Charles & Jan Eldridge

  • Kimberly & Greg Euston

  • Bill & Mary Fleming

  • Elisa & Glenn Frechter

  • Kevin Gallagher

  • Rich & Jan Gauger

  • Ray & Kathryn Handlan

  • Jim & Joan Hodges

  • Jon & Sharon Holtzman

  • David & Lynne Homrich

  • Lawrence & Patricia Hone

  • Jim & Becca Huskisson

  • Patty & Daniel Kniffen

  • Jason Lengyel in honor of Mom

  • Mr. & Mrs. Mitchell Lewis

  • Patrick & Stephanie Livney

  • Don & Susan Loft

  • Sheryl Lott

  • Elizabeth Madden

  • Tina & Ken Manning

  • Teri & Roderick McClure

  • Jim & Bo McCollum

  • John & Nancy Meyer

  • Rob & Karen Mitchell

  • Ralph & Ginny Olsen

  • Kelly Romano

  • Jenny & Drew Santee

  • Lorie & Bill Sawls

  • Bob & Jean Schoen

  • Adam & Theresa Senter

  • Dan & Marsha Sichveland

  • Vern & Bobby Sumner

  • Jim & Charlotte Thorne

  • Radhakrishana & Karen Vemuri

  • Rick & Julie vonHaam

  • Richard & Marianne Wade

  • Tom & Pat Ware

  • Eloise Wenz

  • Shauna & Tom Winters

  • Chris & Patricia Wolf

  • Ted Zillmer

Bronze Donors—$500 - $999

  • John Baird & Micki Tanner

  • Robert & Shirley Beardsley

  • Mark & Susan Blanton

  • Mike & Liz Butler

  • Julie & Frank Chirumbole

  • Susan Couch

  • Al & Cheryl Cristofaro

  • Mary & Milton Crosswy

  • Jan & Carlton Curtis

  • Rick & Shannon Daniel

  • David & Ginny Dornheggen

  • Al Duffield

  • John & Sherry Ellenberg

  • Mike & Tina Fischlin

  • George & Pat Fleet

  • Carol Green

  • Ginny & Jason Hardwick

  • Roy & Cathy Havens

  • John & Kay Hinds

  • John & Lynn Katzenmeyer

  • Ayal & Kara Latz

  • Katie & Dan Kloth

  • Larry Kludt

  • Paul & Nancy Lederer

  • Dean & Lois Marques

  • Matt & Vicky McBride

  • Scott & Lori McGohan

  • John & Susan Merrick

  • Ed & Joan Meyer

  • Rodney & Yvonne Moore

  • Michael & Elizabeth Morton

  • Jerry & Marilyn Nicholson

  • Marcelo Roman

  • Sue & Bob Shanteau

  • Joe & Janice Sharp

  • Carroll & Connie Slusher

  • Courtney & Carol Stephens

  • Larry & Nancy Stewart

  • Lois & Karen Stinnett

  • Phil Turrie

  • Ed and Michelle Valigursky

  • David & Becky Wilkerson

Sustaining and Gift-in-Kind Donors

  • Anonymous (multiple)

  • Carol & Lee Arberg

  • Linda Bamber 

  • Zouhair Bellout

  • Kristin & David Benson

  • Kenneth & Lyda Bonifay

  • Kore Breault

  • Dave Boucher

  • Barb Braly

  • Joanne Brown

  • Jan Broughton

  • Lynn Bunson

  • Lisa Carson

  • Choice One Dental Care of Lake Oconee, Dr. Russell Marson DDS

  • Stanley & Elaine Cinnamon

  • Reid Conklin

  • Stephanie Cooper

  • James & Liz Dagley 

  • Robin DAnna

  • Janice DeVane

  • Brian & Kathy Dickens

  • Dennis & Cathy Duffy

  • Frank Elliott

  • Marjorie Ellis

  • Karen Faison

  • David Gaffney 

  • Donald Gibson

  • Gerry & Dottie Giesler

  • Lori & Bart Glass

  • Colleen & Steven Goodyear

  • Lynda Grant

  • David & Mary Beth Hady

  • Crystal Hammond

  • Stephen Heard 

  • Julie Heil

  • James & Renee Heney

  • Deb Hooper

  • Ann Hughes

  • Alexander & Joanne Jones

  • Patrick Kearney

  • Lynette Kelly

  • Gary & Theresa Kemp

  • Tom & Marshall Kincheloe 

  • Julie King

  • William & Erlene Kirwen

  • Ken & Mary Ellen Kopesky

  • Douglas LeGrande

  • Kenneth Levy

  • Dianne Lyons

  • Lynda & George Marts

  • Susan & Bill Mason

  • Al & Sue Mayoros

  • Jane McLaughlin

  • Al Mangin

  • Pat & Diane McNabb

  • Kathy Mitchell

  • Mark & Jennifer Mercer

  • Robert & Linda Moore

  • Chris Morgan

  • William & Mary Lou Necel

  • Tim & Eileen O'Leary

  • Diane Pierce

  • Chip & Tina Perry

  • Carol Quinn

  • Joyce Resnick

  • Eric & Deborah Rubino

  • Randy & Pamela Scott

  • Lester & Peachy Sheppard

  • Marcus Siwemuke

  • Connie Slusher

  • Melanie Smith 

  • Terri & Gaylord Spencer 

  • Susan Stanley

  • Mary Lu Stewart

  • Barbara Trawick

  • Tom & Mary Tunnicliff

  • Hugh Vail

  • Donna Webb

  • Linda Welty

  • Mark & Randi Wesley

  • Martha & Phil Wilson

  • Cecilia & Allen Wright

Corporate Partners

  • Emory University Goizueta Business School

  • Walmart

  • Ernst & Young

  • Corcentric

  • Guidestar

  • Morris, Manning & Martin

  • Gypsum Management & Supply

  • NPO Connect

  • Systems Distributors, Inc.

  • Benevity

  • Greene College & Career Academy

  • Greene County School Systems

  • Greene County High School

Educational Partners

  • Greene College & Career Academy

  • Greene County High School

Community Partners

  • Habitat for Humanity of Greene County

  • Atlas Ministries

  • Boys & Girls Club of Central Georgia

Ways to Give

Gift-In-Kind

Donations

A gift-in-kind noncash contribution of goods or services can include, for example, website development, photography or video services, invaluable reference materials, books, subscriptions for a new student resource library, school supplies or hygiene items for the Wraparound Care Center at Greene County High School, and other non-cash charitable donations. If you would like to make a gift-in-kind charitable contribution please contact us.

You are encouraged to consult with your tax advisor and refer to IRS Form 8283 for guidelines. 

Gift of Stock or

Securities

To donate stock held in a brokerage account, stock certificates in your possession, mutual funds, or closely held and other stock gifts, please contact us.

Estate Bequest, Donor-Advised Fund, or Trust

To bequeath a portion of your estate to the Thillen Education Foundation or to establish a donor-advised fund or trust, please contact us.

Give Every Time You

Shop on Amazon

Every penny matters, and it's simple to give while taking care of your everyday shopping on Amazon.

 

Through Amazon Smile, customers may choose Thillen Education Foundation as their designated charity for which Amazon will contribute to the Foundation a small percentage of each qualifying order. 

*Our Fiduciary Promise: Thillen Education Foundation utilizes unbiased, third party financial advisors to process all financial donations, including managing investments for future allocation to students by disbursement of financial assistance and professional supplies funding.

For more information, please contact us.

A gift-in-kind noncash contribution can include website development, media services, reference materials, books, school supplies or hygiene items for the Wraparound Care Center at Greene County High School, and more. If you would like to make a gift-in-kind charitable contribution please contact us.

You are encouraged to consult with your tax advisor and refer to IRS Form 8283 for guidelines. 

The Thillen Education Foundation gratefully accepts monetary donations and gift-in-kind contributions to support its mission to empower Greene County High School students through earned financial assistance for post-secondary education and career launches, including military service. Our secondary objective is to enable Greene College & Career Academy to implement the coaching, life planning, and mentoring opportunities for higher learning and advanced training for a skilled career. We are happy to discuss your desire to contribute and develop a customized program that works for you or your company. Thank you in advance for considering your donation to Thillen Education Foundation, a Georgia-registered nonprofit organization.  Contact us to learn more.​​​

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The Thillen Education Foundation respects the privacy of its donors. The information you provide when you make a gift will be used by the Foundation to accurately acknowledge, credit and allocate your gift. We will not trade, share or sell your personal information to any third party. Please view the Association of Fundraising Professionals' Donor Bill of Rights for more information. ​

Celebrating You

Scholarship Partners will be honored on an engraved plaque made by Construction Pathway students and displayed on the Greene College & Career Academy recognition board. Legacy Donors ($100,000), Heritage Donors ($50,000) and Keystone Donors ($10,000) will receive an individualized recognition plaque.

Thank you for your continued generosity. Every donation is put to work immediately for the benefit of Greene County High School students participating in the Greene College & Career Academy.

Donate by Check

Please make checks payable to:

Thillen Education Foundation

1101 Hawthorne Heights

Greensboro, GA 30642

Preferred – no fees

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Donate Online

You can make a secure tax deductible donation‏ via credit card, checking, or savings account via PayPal.

Donate by Phone

To donate by phone please call Elaine Thillen at 404-281-2453.

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