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Sophia S. Ahmad Named to Association for Healthcare Philanthropy’s 2019 40 Under 40 List

MercyOne Des Moines Foundation Senior Director of Development Sophia S. Ahmad has been named to the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy’s (AHP) 2019 40 Under 40 List. AHP’s 40 Under 40 program is designed to recognize future leaders within the health care philanthropy community. AHP honors these 40 young professionals for their leadership in shaping the…

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Grateful Patient Spotlight: Justin Kinard

For many, receiving a cancer diagnosis can seem like the end of the world. But not for Justin Kinard who found out he had stage three colon cancer and received treatment at MercyOne Des Moines Cancer Center. Justin’s first symptoms included feeling very sick. He didn’t want to add on any unnecessary stress with something…

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Donor Spotlight: Mary Sheldahl

Mary Sheldahl is passionate about investing in the future of health care professionals studying at Mercy College of Health Sciences. Mary was first introduced to Mercy College in the 1990’s after both of her parents passed away. Mary’s parents were treated at MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center where she and her sister, Loretta, were moved…

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

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Saving Lives, David Hockmuth, M.D., Vail En Espanol Magazine

The following is a translation of a feature on MercyOne Children’s Hospital’s Yucatan Program that appeared in the summer 2019 issue of Vail En Español Magazine. Locals can see David Hockmuth, M.D. skiing in Vail or in Des Moines, Iowa, where he is the only pediatric cardiothoracic surgeon in the state and an active member…

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Donor Spotlight: Beth and Tim Coonan

About 10 years ago, Des Moines attorneys Beth and Tim Coonan were first introduced to the work at MercyOne House of Mercy, and they continue to serve as advocates for the organization. House of Mercy is one of Iowa’s largest most comprehensive providers of vital services for men, women and children working through mental health…

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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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2018 Shine This Christmas: Honor Loved Ones This Holiday Season

Light Mercy Medical Center – Des Moines’ Christmas tree this holiday season! Purchase a light or a symbolic present with personalized tag in honor or memory of loved ones, colleagues and caregivers. Honorees will be recognized during the Christmas season in Mercy’s central campus lobby and Mercy West Lakes lobby. All proceeds benefit Mercy Auxiliary,…

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Shop and Support Mercy this Holiday Season!

Check off your holiday list and support Mercy this season! When you shop at Amazon via AmazonSmile, Amazon will make a donation to Mercy Foundation or House of Mercy. Shop and support today! Click on the corresponding banners below:  

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