Benevolent Association Dedicated to Giving to Employees of Forsyth County Service Organizations, Inc. (B.A.D.G.E. ), founded in 2015, is an independent, charitable 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering aid and overall well being to employees of Forsyth County Sheriff’s office. The mission of B.A.D.G.E. is to give back to employees of the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office that serve and protect


Our Board of Directors

President: Brenda Howell
Past President: Bill Howell
Vice President: Rusty Whitlow
Chief Financial Officer Chris Smith
Secretary: Carrie Garmon
Members: Jo Beth Swengel
  Dennis Stockton
  Tom Deets

All funds dispersed by B.A.D.G.E. is collected through our fundraising events or by generous individuals like yourself. You can help by:

  • Spreading the word. Just by Liking our Facebook page and sharing this site, you can be a part of helping those that protect us.
  • Attend one of our Upcoming Events. 100% of proceeds go directly into the hands of those who need it.
  • Volunteer. We are always needing help. For more information about B.A.D.G.E., or current volunteer opportunities please call 770-580-0429, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Donate directly. To make a contribution, please use the Donate button above. On behalf of the families you will help, we thank you.

1. Who qualifies to participate in the receiving funds from B.A.D.G.E.? 
A: Any Employee of the a Forsyth County Service Organization
2. How are funds raised for B.A.D.G.E.?   
A: Funds are raised through the collection of donations from the community, corporate sponsors and fundraising events.
3. How much of the donations received benefit the Forsyth County Service Organizations Employee?  
A: 100% of net proceeds. All of the BADGE Board of Directors work as volunteers and do not receive compensation.
4. How can I make a donation to B.A.D.G.E.? 
A: You can make a donation to the general benevolence fund at the top of this page, or by clicking here; Or, you can select a specific fundraising event to support by clicking here.