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Actors and members of the production crew get ready to film scenes beside the dolphin fountain outside Children's Hospital of Georgia in February 2016.

Movie producers donate $10,000 to Children’s Hospital of Georgia

Faith Films Inc., executive producers of The Reason, a 2020 movie starring Academy Award winner Lou Gossett Jr., made a $10,000 donation to the Children’s Hospital of Georgia on Jan. 13.

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“The Reason” movie, filmed in Augusta and at Children’s Hospital of Georgia, stars Lou Gossett Jr., Tatyana Ali and Alan Powell.

“We are so grateful for their support and generosity,” said Catherine Stewart, associate director of philanthropy for Children’s Hospital of Georgia. “As a not-for-profit hospital, the Children’s Hospital of Georgia relies on the generosity of donors to fund the high level of specialized infant, pediatric and adolescent care we provide to thousands of babies and children. We are incredibly thankful for the partnership of Faith Films, Inc.”

Medical scenes in The Reason, which tells the story of how a boy’s leukemia diagnosis affects the lives of those around him, were filmed in 2016 at Children’s Hospital of Georgia. The movie was released for sale on DVD and digital download formats in December 2020.

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Denise Parrish is Director of Communications for Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement at Augusta University. Contact her to schedule an interview on this topic at 706-721-9760 or

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