Posts by Seth Stevenson

Mercy Medical Center – West Lakes doula program receives grant

The Business Women’s Association (BWA) Foundation has awarded Mercy Foundation a $5,000 grant to support Mercy Medical Center – West Lakes Mother/Baby unit’s Volunteer Birth Doula Program. A doula partners with the laboring mother’s birth team – providing physical, emotional and educational support during labor and delivery. Doula-assisted births have been found to have a…

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Mercy awarded Livestrong creative grant

Mercy Cancer Center was recently selected to receive a grant as a part of the 2013 LIVESTRONG Community Impact Project. The $15,000 grant will help fund “Creative Journeys,” a program offering people living with cancer the opportunity to connect with others through the arts which can reduce anxiety, allay fears and combat boredom.   Online voting was…

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Grant awarded to benefit spinal cord injury patients at Mercy Riverside Rehab

Mercy Foundation recently received a $19,500 grant from the Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Christopher Anderson Norton (CAN) Foundation to purchase the Bioness H200 hand rehabilitation system for Mercy Riverside Rehab. This equipment will enable individuals with a spinal cord injury or other neurological conditions to potentially regain use of their hands. The SCI CAN Foundation…

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