On Saturday March 16, 2013 The Not Alone Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing financial assistance and educational and medical resources for chronic kidney disease (CKD) and end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients and their families, hosted the Third annual Diamond Awards.
Mark Dodd, the CEO of The Not Alone Foundation, shares his deep gratitude for those involved with this life-saving cause. “Such a diagnosis can be life-changing and costly, which is why the time and generosity from donors is vital to the lives of others,” says Dodd. “The caliber of honorees, sponsors, and attendees demonstrates the generosity and concern from both our local community and people around the globe supporting such a worthy cause.”
This years honorees included:: Dantanya Williams, SunTrust; Cathy Cox, SunTrust; Alvin Darden, Morehouse College; Kathleen Bertrand, Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau; Elizabeth Omalami, Hosea Feed the Hungry and Homeless; David Hankerson, Cobb County Manager; Thomas G. Sampson, Thomas Kennedy, Sampson & Thompkins; Dr. Sylvia Carter, Siloam Church International; Dr. Randal Travis, Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology Specialist; Jamie Foster Brown, Sister 2 Sister Magazine; Hill Harper, Actor; Wendy Raquel Robinson, Actress; Dr. Strive Masiywa, Econet Wireless International; Carolyn Jackson, The Coca-Cola Company; Dionne Warwick, Music Icon
Guest enjoyed performances from Nicole Vanessa Ortiz, Sherry Dukes, Serena Young, Greg Kirkland, Dondria and NaCole Rice
For more information about the foundation, visit http://www.thenotalonefoundation.org/.