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The Wizard of Oz Characters Visit Shepherd Center to Highlight Upcoming Hospital Fundraiser

Every year, the Shepherd Center Foundation and its many donors and volunteers host The Legendary Party to raise funds to benefit Shepherd Center patients. This year's theme is "The Wizard of Oz," so Party Chair Cecilia Wright conceived the idea for a Wizard character-themed video featuring donors, volunteers, patients and families.

The video (available above and at serves as a "thank you" to the generous Sponsors and Patrons of Shepherd Center's 26th annual The Legendary Party set for Nov. 1 at the Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead. The character of Dorothy represents a patient getting ready to go home because "there's no place like home."

The Legendary Party Sponsorships and Patron packages are still available beginning at $1,500 and up. No individual tickets are available. For more information, visit or call Cara Roxland at 404-350-7778 or email

About Shepherd Center

Shepherd Center provides world-class clinical care, research, and family support for people experiencing the most complex conditions, including spinal cord and brain injuries, multi-trauma, multiple amputations, stroke, multiple sclerosis, and pain. Ranked by U.S. News as one of the nation’s top 10 hospitals for rehabilitation and the best in the Southeast, Shepherd Center treats more than 850 inpatients and 7,600 outpatients annually with unmatched expertise and unwavering compassion to help them begin again.