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First Port City Bank contributes $110,000 to MHM through GA Heart Program – The Post-Searchlight

First Port City Bank Contributes $110,000 to MHM through the GA Heart Program

Published on Thursday, June 6, 2024 at 3:10 PM

“First Port City Bank is pleased to announce a significant contribution of $110,000 to Memorial Hospital & Manor through the Georgia HEART program. This contribution represents our commitment to supporting and improving the health and well-being of our community,” said Scott Ewing, President & CEO of First Port City Bank.
“We are overwhelmed by First Port City Bank’s generous contribution and their continued commitment to increasing the amount they donate each year to support our hospital and our community,” said Jim Lambert, CEO of Memorial Hospital and Manor. “These funds directly impact our ability to improve our facilities and services to the residents of Decatur and surrounding counties.”
The state of Georgia uniquely gives its citizens the opportunity to pay their state income taxes – an expense they must incur anyway – by contributing to eligible rural hospitals to improve their financial situation and patient care. Through HEART, all citizens of Georgia have the opportunity to decide how their tax dollars are spent. Georgia taxpayers receive a state income tax credit for 100% of the amount they contribute. C Corporations, trusts or pass-throughs that choose to pay tax at the entity level can contribute up to 75% of their annual tax liability. Interested taxpayers can secure their credit by filing a 2024 HEART tax credit application at www.georgiaheart.org. Once you make a contribution, Georgia HEART will provide you with the appropriate tax receipt to claim the credit on your 2024 Georgia income tax return. Submit your 2024 HEART tax credit application today as credits are limited. If you have any questions, please contact Jamie Sinko at [email protected] or (229) 243-6115.