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Donor Spotlight: Dr. Matthew Carfrae

Positively impacting patients’ lives through high-quality, sophisticated care and philanthropy is important to physician, Matthew Carfrae, M.D. Dr. Carfrae is a neuro-otologic surgeon who exclusively focuses on disorders of the ear, hearing and balance and tumors which affect the skull base. He started the Iowa Ear Center, a subspecialty clinic focused on otology, neurotology and…

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Donor Spotlight: Dr. Daniel DiMeo

MercyOne Pediatric Gastroenterologist, Daniel DiMeo, M.D., gives back to bless others. Through his philanthropic giving, he is paying forward what he has been blessed with. MercyOne Des Moines Foundation’s 2019 Annual Campaign is underway. Contributions to this campaign can be designated to a variety of funds, impacting the services, programs and areas donors care about…

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Donor Spotlight: Sheryl Barnes

Helping those is need is an annual priority for Sheryl Barnes, Director of Accreditation and Regulatory Services at MercyOne Des Moines. Each year, she gives through MercyOne Des Moines Foundation’s Annual Campaign. This year’s campaign started Sept. 16 and runs through Oct. 18. Contributions to this campaign are designated to a variety of funds, directly…

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Donor Spotlight: Linda and Mark Abendroth

Helping others and giving back in any way possible is something Linda and Mark Abendroth love to do. These grandparents of 13 have seen six of their grandchildren – one of which passed away –treated at MercyOne Children’s Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and are now giving back as a way to help babies…

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Donor Spotlight: Steven and Kimberly Bryant

For the last 16 years, Steven and Kimberly Bryant have been supporting families in the MercyOne Children’s Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) in memory of their daughter, Bailey Katherine Bryant. The Bryants established the Bailey Katherine Bryant Memorial Golf Outing in 2004, with 100 percent of proceeds benefiting the NICU. “Bailey was a patient in…

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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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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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Donor Spotlight: Dr. Tim McCoy

Dr. Tim McCoy, physician at Mercy South Clinic has worked at Mercy Medical Center – Des Moines for 19 years. Why does he give to Mercy Foundation? “I give every year and am happy to do so,” he says. “We have all been blessed as Providers and should all consider giving back to others that…

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