Posts by Sophia Ahmad

Donor Spotlight: Segal Family’s Philanthropy Inspired By Son’s Saved Life

When he was just one year old, Anderson Segal’s life was saved at MercyOne Children’s Hospital by an extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) machine, an advanced respiratory support machine that oxygenates and circulates blood and requires a specialized medical team to operate. In 2016, Anderson caught a respiratory syncytial virus infection that worsened and was in critical care…

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MercyOne Des Moines Auxiliary March 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 February specials below and support MercyOne Des Moines while you shop! Save even more by becoming a lifetime…

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Chrysalis Grant Helps MercyOne House of Mercy Need

Chrysalis Foundation recently awarded MercyOne Des Moines Foundation a grant for MercyOne House of Mercy. Chrysalis Foundation, a public charity based in Des Moines, awards grants to community organizations that help deliver the foundation’s mission to ensure safety, security, education and economic empowerment to girls and women. In addition to grant funding, House of Mercy…

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Donor Spotlight: Renae Pint

Renae Pint is a human resources recruiter at MercyOne Des Moines. “Working directly with MercyOne House of Mercy has opened my eyes to the contributions that the staff make to the community and to the compassion they provide to those in need.” She recently made a gift to MercyOne House of Mercy. Her gift will…

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MercyOne Des Moines Auxiliary February 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 February specials below and support MercyOne Des Moines while you shop! Save even more by becoming a lifetime…

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Welcome to MercyOne Des Moines Foundation

Dear friends, We want you to be among the first to know about our new name! Mercy Foundation is now MercyOne Des Moines Foundation. This name change aligns with the name change of our statewide footprint of Mercy Health Network (MHN) to MercyOne: a connected system of health care facilities and services dedicated to helping…

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Mercy Auxiliary January 2019 Promotions

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 January 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 locations. Mercy…

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Donor Spotlight: Cary Murphy, M.D.

Cary Murphy, M.D. (pictured far left), recently pledged $25,000 to the new Ronald McDonald House at Mercy. He came to Mercy in 2004 directly after finishing his Neonatology fellowship. In 2006, he became Director of Neonatal Transport and began serving as Medical Director of the NICU in 2009. Additionally, he serves on the board of…

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