Archive for April 2018

Mercy Auxiliary May Promotions

May deals from Mercy Auxiliary Starbucks. May 1- June 4. Afternoon Bakery Bundle. Any two bakery items after 3 p.m. for $3. Cake Pop Bundle. Two cake pops for $3. Certain exclusions may apply. Cannot be combined with any other discount. Mercy Salon May 1 – 31. 30% off any Hair Color service. Auxiliary members…

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Mercy College of Health Sciences Receives $84,000 Dash Emergency Grant

2017-19 Dash Grant Recipient Mercy College of Health Sciences has been awarded a Dash Emergency Grant from Great Lakes Higher Education Corporation & Affiliates to address financial barriers that impede low-income students from completing their education. This $84,000 grant will provide additional assistance to operating and maintaining the College’s existing student emergency aid program. Mercy…

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U.S. Justice Department Supports $510,000 Central Iowa Grant

U.S. Justice Department Supports $510,000 Central Iowa Grant Mercy College of Health Sciences, Drake University, Grand View University and Simpson College will collectively receive a $510,000 grant from the U.S. Justice Department’s Office on Violence Against Women (OVW). As a recipient of this competitive award, the four central Iowa colleges will work together alongside community…

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Funder Spotlight: Nationwide

Mercy Foundation News Item April 2018 Funder Spotlight: Nationwide Nationwide and Nationwide Foundation have been impactful corporate partners of Mercy’s for the past 10 years. Both have over $230,000 to date through grants to House of Mercy, event sponsorships and matching gifts for employees’ volunteer time. Nationwide employees recently included House of Mercy in its…

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2018 Skiff Medical Center Gala Raises Over $68,000

Nearly 300 physicians, business and community leaders attended the 2018 Skiff Gala to support Skiff Medical Center in Newton on Saturday, April 14th.  The event raised more than $68,000 which will be used to purchase a stress treadmill for cardiac testing and pulmonary function testing equipment for Respiratory Therapy.  The evening featured social time, live…

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Mercy Auxiliary’s April Specials

Mercy Auxiliary supports Mercy Foundation through sales from Mercy Starbucks, Mercy Gift House & Flowers, Mercy Salon and West Lakes Gift House & Brew. Learn about its April specials below and support Mercy while you shop! Save even more by becoming a lifetime Auxiliary member today! Sign up online or visit any of the retail…

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2017 Spirit of Mercy Campaign Raises $874,000

2017 Spirit of Mercy Campaign raises $874,000 for Mercy Medical Center – Des Moines DES MOINES, Iowa­—Mercy Foundation’s 2017 Spirit of Mercy Campaign has raised $874,000, exceeding its goal of $860,000. The Campaign supports Mercy Medical Center – Des Moines and its various service lines and Mission Affiliates – including Mercy College of Health Sciences,…

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Funder Spotlight: Variety – The Children’s Charity

In March, Mercy Medical Center – Des Moines and Mercy Foundation were pleased to support the Variety Telethon with a check for $45,927 to further Variety’s mission of helping children in need reach their highest potential. For 40 years, Mercy and Variety have been devoted partners in improving quality of life for Iowa’s children. Mercy…

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