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National USDA and White House Representatives Visit MercyOne to Discuss Rural Health Care

On Friday, Sept. 6,  MercyOne staff met and shared information about the organization’s role in rural health care with national representatives including Nora Stein, program examiner of the Office of Management and Budget from the White House, and Curtis Anders, chief of staff of the USDA Rural Development Rural Utilities Service, who were touring sites…

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Three New Directors Join 2020 MercyOne Des Moines Foundation Board

MercyOne Des Moines Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of three new board members for the 2020 fiscal year: Erin Kuhl, Cary Murphy, M.D. and William Vandivier, D.O. Erin Kuhl is the Chief Financial Officer for Kum & Go, L.C. and provides oversight of the finance and accounting departments for the organization, while contributing…

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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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MercyOne Des Moines Foundation President Shannon Cofield Vice-Chairs 2020 CommonSpirit Health Summit

MercyOne Des Moines Foundation President Shannon Cofield has been appointed as national vice-chair of the 2020 CommonSpirit Health Philanthropy Education Summit. The summit will be held Feb. 13-14, 2020 in San Diego, California. “It is an honor to serve in this role and help equip foundation leaders around the nation with knowledge and skills to…

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Winner Announced for MercyOne Children’s Hospital Heart Superheroes Event at 2019 Principal Charity Classic

Des Moines, Iowa, Wednesday, June 5, 2019 – MercyOne Children’s Hospital open heart surgery patient Collins Weitl won a $500 contribution in her name to the pediatric cardiac care program at MercyOne Children’s Hospital. On Friday, May 31, MercyOne Children’s Hospital Heart Superheroes were stationed throughout the 2019 Principal Charity Classic at Wakonda Club in…

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2019 MercyOne House of Mercy Game Show Gala Contestants Announced

Des Moines, Iowa, Wednesday, May 22, 2019 – The 2019 MercyOne House of Mercy Game Show Gala contestants have been announced. The 10th annual fundraising event, presented by Nationwide and produced by MercyOne Des Moines Foundation, will be held from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, June 13, 2019, at the Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center in…

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Remembering Maddie and Zoey: Mickle Twins Memorial Gifts

This post is written by Michelle and Mike Mickle, who are remembering their angel twins in a special way: On March 7, 2019, our lives were forever changed. Maddie Jo and Zoey Lynn were born sleeping at MercyOne Des Moines. They are our perfect little angels. Even though their time with us here on Earth…

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

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