Colony Bank Donated $400,000 to 10 Rural Hospitals Across Georgia

Published 11:09 am Wednesday, January 10, 2024

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FITZGERALD, GA. (January 10, 2024) – Colony Bank’s recent $400,000 contribution to ten rural hospitals across Georgia through the Georgia HEART Hospital Program will help amplify healthcare funding and promote community well-being. The Georgia HEART program aims to support rural hospitals by increasing their funding and ability to provide healthcare to patients in Georgia. 

“We’re grateful to be able to participate in the Georgia HEART program. It provides a wonderful opportunity to reinvest in the communities where many of our team members and customers reside. With this contribution, we’re able to give back to the participating hospitals in our markets and ultimately contribute to the improvement of healthcare delivery in our communities,” said Heath Fountain, Chief Executive Officer. 

The 10 Georgia hospitals that received a $40,000 donation from Colony Bank include Brooks County Hospital (Quitman), Coffee Regional Medical Center (Douglas), Colquitt Regional Medical Center (Moultrie), Crisp Regional Hospital (Cordele), Dodge County Hospital (Eastman), Dorminy Medical Center (Fitzgerald), Phoebe Worth Medical Center (Sylvester), Polk Medical Center (Cedartown), Tift Regional Medical Center (Tifton), and Upson Regional Medical Center (Thomaston).  

“Colony Bank is making a meaningful, positive impact on communities across Georgia. Their engagement in this valuable program is elevating the quality of healthcare and improving access to services where it is much needed. We are grateful for their investment in this important opportunity,” said Lisa Kelly, Executive Director of the Georgia HEART Hospital Program.

Since 2022, Colony Bank has contributed a total of $900,000 to rural hospitals through the Georgia HEART program. 

About Colony Bank

Founded in 1975 and headquartered in Fitzgerald, Georgia, Colony Bank operates 37 locations throughout Georgia and has recently expanded to serve Birmingham, Alabama, as well as Tallahassee and the Florida Panhandle. At Colony, we offer a range of banking solutions for personal and business customers. In addition to traditional banking services, Colony provides specialized solutions including mortgage, government guaranteed lending, consumer insurance, wealth management, and merchant services. Colony Bank is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Colony Bankcorp., Inc. Our common stock is traded on the NASDAQ Global Market under the symbol “CBAN.” For more information, please visit www.colony.bankYou can also follow the Company on social media.