Archive for September 2019

Mercy College of Health Sciences Awarded Fifth Largest Gift to Establish Mains Endowed Scholarship Fund

Mercy College of Health Sciences has been awarded the fifth largest gift in the institution’s history, establishing the Mains Endowed Scholarship Fund. The $240,500 estate gift was given by the late Suzanne Mains, a graduate and eventual director of Mercy School of Nursing, which later became part of Mercy College of Health Sciences. Suzanne spent…

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MercyOne Des Moines Foundation Grants Manager Lisa Pagel Earns Grant Professional Certification Credential

MercyOne Des Moines Foundation Grants Manager, Lisa Pagel, recently received the Grant Professional Certification (GPC) credential, a nationally recognized credential through the Grant Professionals Certification Institute (GPCI). The GPC certification is based on rigorous standards and ongoing research. Lisa is one of six Iowans to hold this credential. In order to be eligible for the…

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Donor Spotlight: Sheryl Barnes

Helping those is need is an annual priority for Sheryl Barnes, Director of Accreditation and Regulatory Services at MercyOne Des Moines. Each year, she gives through MercyOne Des Moines Foundation’s Annual Campaign. This year’s campaign started Sept. 16 and runs through Oct. 18. Contributions to this campaign are designated to a variety of funds, directly…

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MercyOne Children’s Hospital Awarded $200,000 Grant from Variety-the Children’s Charity

MercyOne Children’s Hospital has received a $200,000 grant from Variety- the Children’s Charity to fund significant medical equipment for the pediatric cardiac care program at MercyOne Children’s Hospital. MercyOne Children’s Hospital is a part of MercyOne Medical Center Des Moines, a nonprofit Catholic health care provider serving Greater Des Moines with remarkable care for thousands…

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MercyOne Des Moines Auxiliary October 2019 Promotions

MercyOne Des Moines Auxiliary supports MercyOne Des Moines Foundation through sales from MercyOne Des Moines Starbucks, MercyOne Des Moines Gift House & Flowers, MercyOne Des Moines Salon and West Lakes Gift House & Brew. Learn about its October specials below and support MercyOne Des Moines while you shop! Save even more by becoming a lifetime…

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National USDA and White House Representatives Visit MercyOne to Discuss Rural Health Care

On Friday, Sept. 6,  MercyOne staff met and shared information about the organization’s role in rural health care with national representatives including Nora Stein, program examiner of the Office of Management and Budget from the White House, and Curtis Anders, chief of staff of the USDA Rural Development Rural Utilities Service, who were touring sites…

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