Archive for June 2018

Corporate Spotlight: Downing Construction, Inc.

Growing up, Downing Construction, Inc. President Denis Frischmeyer was taught through his parents and Catholic School education the importance of giving back to those less fortune than him. These lessons have always stuck with Denis through his personal philanthropy and also through his business. “As a business, it is important we lead by example for…

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Foundation’s Megan Mildenberger Graduates from West Des Moines Leadership Academy

Mercy Foundation Director of Annual Giving & Events Megan Mildenberger has graduated from the West Des Moines Leadership Academy, a nine-month intensive, regionally-oriented leadership development program designed to give potential and emerging leaders the skills, knowledge, and ongoing support they need to succeed in the West Des Moines community. Mercy Foundation congratulates Megan and her…

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Donor Spotlight: Generosity Heals through William Semon Fund

Imagine for a moment that you or a loved one have been given a diagnosis of cancer.  In addition to managing cancer treatments, the expenses begin to build up from co-pays, gas or travel expenses, utility bills, medications, or the random bad luck of a flat tire or needed auto repair.  Through discussions with the…

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Stock Gifts Make Significant Impact

Many donors to Mercy Foundation have made a significant impact on the causes they care most about by making gifts through appreciated assets.  House of Mercy, Mercy College of Health Sciences, Mercy Cancer Center, Mercy Children’s Hospital & Clinics and many other mission affiliates have benefitted from the generosity of donors who wished to make…

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Mercy College of Health Sciences Awarded $1.79 Million Grant by HRSA

          For more information, contact: Jim Tagye (515) 643-6678 jtagye@mercydesmoines.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 1, 2018 Mercy College of Health Sciences Awarded $1.79 Million Grant by HRSA Grant will support Mercy College’s CARE Nursing Program DES MOINES, IOWA – Mercy College of Health Sciences has been awarded a $1.79 million grant…

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