About the Foundation
Who We Are:
Established in 2013, The Hearts of Serenity, Inc. is a nonprofit organization in the CSRA established to help children, adolescents, and adults regain their lives by supporting the full continuum of behavioral health, substance abuse, and developmental disability services provided by Serenity Behavioral Health Systems.
Each year the Hearts of Serenity, Inc. is blessed with the opportunity to witness countless people in our community reclaim their lives once controlled by mental illness; children recover their childhood from severe and emotional traumas, as well as women, men, and young adults begin and continue their road to recovery from substance use.
Mission/What we do:
The Hearts of Serenity, Inc. has a mission to advance, promote, and support the behavioral health, addictive disease, and developmental disability services provided by Serenity Behavioral Health Systems.
We Accomplish Our Mission By:
- Raising funds and charitable gifts for the initiatives and services offered by Serenity Behavioral Health Systems.
- Promoting awareness and support for Serenity Behavioral Health Systems
- Further strengthening the link between Serenity Behavioral Health Systems, stakeholders, and the community we serve to enhance giving opportunities.
- Developing partnerships and collaborations to advance Serenity Behavioral Health Systems’ mission and values.
Who We Serve:
The Hearts of Serenity, Inc. supports the multitude of services provided by Serenity Behavioral Health Systems. Combined annually, Serenity Behavioral Health Systems serves more than 5,000 children, adolescents, and adults, 39% of which are uninsured. With approximately 300 compassionate staff members, Serenity Behavioral Health Systems provides a comprehensive range of community-based public mental health, developmental disability, and substance use services.
Donations can be made in person, by phone, and online. Make a personal appointment with one of our staff by calling 706-432-7908 today!
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PHILANTHROPY is based on voluntary action for the common good. It is a tradition of giving and sharing that is primary to the quality of life. To assure that philanthropy merits the respect and trust of the general public, and that donors and prospective donors can have full confidence in the not-for-profit organizations and causes they are asked to support, we declare that all donors have these rights:
To be informed of the organization’s mission, of the way the organization intends to use donated resources, and of its capacity to use donations effectively for their intended purposes.
To be informed of the identity of those serving on the organization’s governing board, and to expect the board to exercise prudent judgment in its stewardship responsibilities.
To have access to the organization’s most recent financial statements.
To be assured their gifts will be used for the purposes for which they were given.
To receive appropriate acknowledgement and recognition.
To be assured that information about their donations is handled with respect and with confidentiality to the extent provided by law.
To expect that all relationships with individuals representing organizations of interest to the donor will be professional in nature.
To be informed whether those seeking donations are volunteers, employees of the organization or hired solicitors.
To have the opportunity for their names to be deleted from mailing lists that an organization may intend to share.
To feel free to ask questions when making a donation and to receive prompt, truthful and forthright answers.