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2018 House of Mercy Game Show Gala Contestants Announced

                                For more information, contact: Gregg Lagan, Mercy Medical Center – Des Moines (515) 247-3050 or cell (515) 490-6636   May 29, 2018 2018 House of Mercy Game Show Gala Contestants Announced DES MOINES, IOWA – The 2018 House of Mercy Game Show Gala contestants have been…

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#GivingTuesday 2017

Now in its sixth year, #GivingTuesday is on Tuesday, Nov. 28 and is a global day of giving fueled by social media and collaboration. #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving. Mercy Foundation is an important part of the vibrant philanthropic culture here in Des Moines, helping…

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Mercy Foundation Receives $95,000 from Principal Charity Classic

For more information, contact: Gregg Lagan Mercy Medical Center – Des Moines (515) 490-6636 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 20, 2017 Mercy Foundation Receives $95,000 from Principal Charity Classic DES MOINES, IOWA – Mercy Foundation received $95,000 from the 2017 Principal Charity Classic®, presented by Wells Fargo, the annual PGA TOUR Champions event in Des Moines…

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New Josephine Norkaitis Student Success Center Opens at Mercy College of Health Sciences

  Contact: Sophia S. Ahmad sahmad@mercydesmoines.org (515) 643-8035 Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 New Josephine Norkaitis Student Success Center Opens at Mercy College of Health Sciences DES MOINES, IOWA – Today, leaders from Mercy College of Health Sciences and the Mercy Foundation dedicated and announced the opening of the new Josephine Norkaitis Student Success Center. Named…

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Sophia S. Ahmad Joins Association of Healthcare Philanthropy Journal Advisory Council

  For more information, contact: Gregg Lagan Mercy Medical Center – Des Moines (515) 490-6636 Sarah Busching Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (703) 538-3154 or sarah@ahp.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 11, 2017 Sophia S. Ahmad Joins Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP) Journal Advisory Council WASHINGTON, D.C. – Sophia S. Ahmad, Senior Director of Development at Mercy…

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Mercy Foundation Receives $290,000 in Grants from Variety – The Children’s Charity

For more information, contact Gregg Lagan Mercy Medical Center – Des Moines (515) 490-6636 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 9, 2017 Mercy Foundation Receives $290,000 in Grants from Variety – the Children’s Charity to Enhance Care and Services to Children Mercy Children’s Hospital & Clinics Receives $280,000 Grant; House of Mercy Receives $10,000 Grant for Family…

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2017 BKB Golf Outing Results

The 14th Annual Bailey Katherine Bryant Memorial Golf Outing was on Saturday, September 30, 2017. With 110 golfers and others joining us for dinner and our infamous raffle afterward on a beautiful, sunny day, the event raised $15,576.93 for a grand total of over $180,000 over the last 14 years. All event proceeds go directly…

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2017 Spirit of Mercy Campaign Launches Today

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, Oct. 2, 2017 MERCY FOUNDATION’S 2017 SPIRIT OF MERCY CAMPAIGN KICKS OFF Catherine McAuley Giving Circle Launches in Coordination with the Campaign DES MOINES, IA – Mercy Foundation is pleased to kick off its 2017 Spirit of Mercy Campaign today. The Campaign supports Mercy Medical Center – Des Moines and its…

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