Posts by Katie Vine

Donor Spotlight: Teddy Beard

For some, a simple fleece blanket does not hold much value. However, for patients treated by the Palliative Care Team at Mercy, a simple fleece blanket means so much more. When we find ourselves suffering from illness or watch as a family member spends their last days with us, a loving hand or a kind…

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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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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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Mercy Foundation launches new Grateful Patient Program

Mercy Foundation has launched a new Grateful Patient Program. In coordination with CHI Foundation and the Gobel Group, the Foundation is establishing this new program that connects patients and families who have had a remarkable Mercy experience to express their gratitude through transformational philanthropy. Hear more from grateful families who have participated in Grateful Patient…

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2018 House of Mercy Game Show Gala Details Announced

  For more information, contact: Sophia S. Ahmad sahmad@mercydesmoines.org  (515) 643-8035 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, March 6, 2018 2018 House of Mercy Game Show Gala Details Announced DES MOINES, IOWA – The 2018 House of Mercy Game Show Gala details have been announced. The ninth annual fundraising event, presented by Nationwide and produced by Mercy…

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Des Moines Area Higher Ed Consortium Receives $510K Grant from U.S. Department of Justice on Violence Against Women

Mercy College of Health Sciences, Drake University, Grand View University and Simpson College will collectively receive a $510,000 grant for a consortium project entitled  “Central Iowa Colleges’ Coordinated Response” submitted to OVW’s “Grants to Reduce Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence and Stalking on Campus Program.” As a recipient of this competitive award, the four…

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Mercy Foundation Receives Grant to Enhance Care & Services to Children

Mercy Foundation Receives Grants from Variety– the Children’s Charity to Enhance Care and Services to Children DES MOINES, Iowa – Variety- the Children’s Charity has awarded Mercy Foundation a $250,000 grant to benefit Mercy Children’s Hospital & Clinics and a $18,766 grant to benefit House of Mercy. The Variety grants will be used to fund…

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Skiff Medical Center Receives Grant for Mental Health Coalition

Skiff Medical Center receives grant for mental health coalition   Skiff Medical Center has been awarded a three-year grant in the amount of $98,907, from the Mission and Ministry Fund of Catholic Health Initiatives for Jasper County Collaborative: Building Access for Mental Health Services, a project focused on creating a mental health coalition in Jasper…

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