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Pillars of Philanthropy

It is an honor to be featured in this year’s Pillars of Philanthropy presented by the Des Moines Business Record.  We are grateful for all of the community members who make up the Mercy family and offer congratulations Steve Chapman for being named the Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser of the year. Click on this link to view…

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Mercy Comfort Women’s Center

Mercy Comfort Women’s Center DES MOINES, Iowa­—Frank Comfort was devoted to the women in his life. From his mother and grandmother — to his wives, daughters and the Sisters of Mercy — Frank felt blessed. The Comfort family often provided leadership, service and financial support to the Sisters of Mercy and their mission of caring…

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Spirit of Mercy Annual Giving Campaign

Here at Mercy, we are committed to providing a remarkable Mercy Experience to every person we are privileged to serve. Whether we directly or indirectly touch the lives of our patients and their families, we do so with compassion and excellence. Each day, patients and their families witness first-hand our colleagues’ generosity while comforting others…

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Mercy Cancer Center Healing Garden launches flower campaign

Guests visiting our hospital or cancer center locations this week will see volunteers and staff members sporting colorful tissue paper flowers with the phrase, “Ask me about my flower.” The flower campaign is a collaborative effort among several Mercy departments to bring awareness to Mercy Cancer Center’s Healing Garden and the support still needed to…

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Mercy College to distribute $490,000+ in scholarships

Mercy College of Health Sciences (Mercy College) has announced through the generosity of donors, it will distribute more than $490,000 in scholarship dollars in the 2015-16 school year. The College awarded $285,865 in charitable scholarship support in the 2014-15 school year; the 2015-16 distributions are a 41.7% increase. “We have been blessed with charitable gifts from many donors…

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