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2018-10-15 Print

MedShare Celebrates 20 Years of Impact at Annual Gala

The Atlanta-based nonprofit celebrated its 20th anniversary by honoring Co-Founders, A.B. Short and Bob Freeman, and its Founding Board.


ATLANTA, GA [October 15, 2018] – MedShare, a humanitarian aid organization dedicated to global health, honored its founders at the third annual Kaleidoscope gala. The organization presented one of its co-founders, A.B. Short, and MedShare’s Founding Board of Trustees with awards in celebration of their 20th anniversary. With more than 500 guests in attendance, the event raised over $350,000 for the organization’s global mission. The event was held at The Fairmont on September 29 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Atlanta-based philanthropists, A.B. Short and Bob Freeman, founded MedShare in 1998. Over the following 20 years, MedShare grew into a global health organization serving 20 million patients worldwide. While Bob Freeman was unable to attend the event, Co-Founder A.B. Short accepted the award on his behalf.

CHARLES TO REVIEW DRAFTED QUOTE “We are so proud to celebrate this milestone by honoring those who built the foundation of our organization,” said Charles Redding, CEO of MedShare. “Thanks to the dedication and vision of our Co-Founders and Founding Board, MedShare has grown into a leader in the global health sector, strengthening healthcare in 103 countries.”

Kaleidoscope was sponsored by UPS, King & Spalding, The Coca-Cola Company, Becton Dickinson, Henry Schein, Jackson Healthcare, Northside Hospital, SK Commercial Realty, Emory Healthcare, Spring & Tom Asher, Angeline Fife, Renee and Charlie Evans, Baker Hostetler, Georgia Urology, Halyard Health, Iberia Bank, Leigh and Nick Brady, Robin Chalmers, O.D. and Michael Purser, Holly and Josh Covett, Heather Fenton and Richard Ossoff, Amelia and Tom Gambino, Natalie and AJ Giurato, Carla Haack, M.D., and Andrew Vye, Jill and Paul Paris, and Linda and Keith Winn.

About MedShare

MedShare is a 501c(3) humanitarian aid organization dedicated to improving the quality of life of people, communities, and our planet by sourcing and directly delivering surplus medical supplies and equipment to communities in need around the world. In 2018, MedShare will be celebrating 20 years of impacting its local and global communities. For more information, please visit the organization’s website at

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