Joe Lee Griffin Hope Lodge
Birmingham, AL

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1104 Ireland Way , Birmingham, AL 35205-7001 Phone: 205-558-7860 or 1-800-227-2345

Support Us

Helping patients get well is the mission of Hope Lodge. Your donations help the American Cancer Society continue providing free lodging, programs and services to cancer patients and their caregivers who stay at the Hope Lodge. In order to continue to offer high quality service, your financial support of the American Cancer Society’s Joe Lee Griffin Hope Lodge is greatly appreciated. To view a copy of our most recent annual report, click here.

For more information about supporting the American Cancer Society's Joe Lee Griffin Hope Lodge - Birmingham, please contact:
Attn: Hope Lodge Director
American Cancer Society's Joe Lee Griffin Hope Lodge
1104 Ireland Way
Birmingham, AL 35205-7001



Donors and Local Supporters

Levels of Giving
Founders: $500,000+
Diamond: $100,000+
Gold: $50,000+
Silver: $25,000+
Bronze: $1,000 - $24,999

Founders Level
Joe Lee Griffin Family
Gari Griffin Irby
Ginger Griffin Burkett
Gana Griffin Barrentine
Bill Ireland, Sr.

Diamond Level
Dr. Wendell Taylor Family
Nancy Taylor Latimer
Jefferson/Shelby Board Members
UAB/Lurleen B. Wallace Foundation
Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham
Hugh Kaul Foundation
Robert R. Meyer Foundation
Herman and Emmie Bolden Foundation
Bill and Joy Harbert
CLA Life Foundation
Robert E. Lowder

Gold Level
Baptist Health System
Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Brookwood Medical Center
St. Vincent’s Hospital
Daniel Foundation of Alabama
American Cancer Society Staff
Alabama BellSouth
Edith W. Catchings
AmSouth Bancorporation
Alabama Power Foundation
Regions Bank
SouthTrust Bank
Johnson-Rast & Hays

Silver Level
C. Byron Ireland Foundation
Bristol-Myers Squibb Oncology
Hill Crest Foundation
SmithKline Beecham
Thompson Foundation
Southeastern Oncology Associates
James O. and Alice Cole Foundation
GYN Oncologists
Hess Foundation
Birmingham Radiological Group Therapy
Camp Foundation
Dr. and Mrs. Jimmie H. Harvey and Family
Caroline P. and Charles W. Ireland Foundation
Fig Tree Foundation
Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Ireland, II
Andrew Trivers
Jim and Bobbie Jo Parsons
Hall Thompson
John, Tracy, and Beverly Bragg
Energen Corporation
Ted and Leah Taylor
Vulcan Materials Company Foundation
Friends of Kermit Koenig
Citation Corporation
Lanny S. Vines
Compass Bank
Norman W. Gayle
Drummond Company
Bruno’s Memorial Classic Foundation
Just For Feet
Mayer Electric Supply Company
Kiwansis Club of Birmingham
Gonzales Webb Strength/Designform/Andrew Trivers
Craftman Printing
Winn-Dixie, Montgomery, Inc.

Bronze Level
Joseph S. Bruno Charitable Foundation
Dr. and Mrs. Merrill N. Bradley
Brock Foundation
Thomas A. Gaskin, MD
Susan Mott Webb Charitable Trust
Reese Phifer, Jr. Memorial Foundation
Kimerling Foundation
Weil Family Foundation
GFB/Miller Family Advised Fund
Sam and Jeannine Sharp
Norman R. Downey
Sallie and John Creel
Sam and Mary Albritton
Claudia Angelone
Earl Briley
Champ and Kanova Creekmore
Mr. and Mrs. William Cotton
Mr. and Mrs. J.B. Van Landingham
BE & K, Inc
Micahel E. Smith Family/Christina Brims
Torchmark Corporation
Carol Sullivan
The Birmingham News
David and Margaret Sullivan
Brasfield & Gorrie
Ken Sullivan
Spain & Gillon, L.L.C.
Pat and Ann Tatom
Balch & Bingham
VFW Ladies Auxiliary/Glenda Daniels
Carlene Rogers
Mazer Discount Home Centers
Charles W. Daniel
Arther Anderson
Mr. Ellis Rea
Ebsco Industries
Mr. Jim Click, Jr.
Luckie & Company
Longaberger Consultants
Royal Cup, Inc.
Diane Helms
Dunn Investment
Dr. and Mrs. Arnold Lambe
National Bank of Commerce
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Turbyfill
Amerex Corporation
Sloss Real Estate Group

Hope Lodge Annual Donors
Gifts over $2,500

Ashley Family Foundation
Cook Family Foundation
Ireland Family Foundation
Dr. & Mrs. Merrill Compton, Jr.
Bill Harbert
Dr. Ronald Alvarez
Dr. Michael Straughn, Jr.
Dr. Ed Partridge
Joe Lee Griffin Family
Dr. & Mrs. Max Austin, Jr.
Macy's Foundation
Citizens Bank
Aldridge Family Foundation

Honorable Friends
Wachovia Foundation
Nancy Taylor Latimer
Walker Area Community Foundation
Vulcan Materials Foundation

Grand Friends
Herman & Emmie Bolden Foundation
Dolly McPherson
Mark Gottfried Foundation
Anonymous Donation
Hope Lodge Guest & Family
Susan G. Komen Foundation

Volunteer Opportunities

Front Desk Volunteer
Volunteer assists with checking guests in, giving guests orientation tours, giving group tours, answering the phone, distributing guest mail, etc. This job is done in four hour shifts (8:00 a.m.-noon, noon-4:00 p.m.) Monday – Friday. Background checks are required for this position.

Shuttle Driver
Volunteers drive guests to/from treatment and to/from pharmacies. Volunteers will be given a training which will include learning location of treatment facilities and riding with another volunteer driver. Background checks and Motor Vehicle Record checks are required for this position.

Group Opportunities
Volunteer groups host events for the guests such as providing a meal for the guests, leading bingo, singing & playing the piano, providing arts & crafts, etc.

Volunteer Application
Thank you for your interest in volunteering at the American Cancer Society's Joe Lee Griffin Hope Lodge. Please click here and complete the volunteer application. You can then email the application to You will be contacted by a Hope Lodge staff person as soon as we receive your volunteer application.

Residency at a Hope Lodge facility is a courtesy extended at the sole discretion of American Cancer Society. All individuals who meet the Hope Lodge eligibility requirements will be welcomed regardless of race, creed, citizenship, physical disability, gender, color, ethnic heritage, veteran status, economic status, or sexual orientation. For admissions information, please select a Hope Lodge location.