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Donor Spotlight: Dr. Matthew Carfrae

January 6, 2020

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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Crème Cupcake Partners with MercyOne Children’s Hospital and Des Moines Foundation this December

December 2, 2019

Crème Cupcake + Dessert Bar is partnering with MercyOne Children’s Hospital and Des Moines Foundation this December. Crème has generously donated 500 cupcakes to benefit the Children’s Hospital and to highlight Child Life services. Crème and MercyOne Des Moines collaborated and created the MercyOne Children’s Chocolate Cheer cupcake, a chocolate cake cupcake filled with chocolate…

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MercyOne Des Moines Auxiliary December 2019 Promotions

November 25, 2019

MercyOne Des Moines Auxiliary supports MercyOne Des Moines Foundation through sales from MercyOne Des Moines Starbucks, MercyOne Des Moines Gift House & Flowers and West Lakes Gift House & Brew. Learn about its December specials below and support MercyOne Des Moines while you shop! Save even more by becoming a lifetime Auxiliary member today! Sign…

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Philanthropy Funds New Wellness Program for those with Parkinson’s disease at MercyOne Health & Fitness Center

November 4, 2019

Through the generosity of a local community member, Jim Best, MercyOne Health & Fitness Center is adding Rock Steady Boxing, a noncontact boxing sport for those who have been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, to its long list of exercise programs designed to improve the health of those in our community. Best has been diagnosed with…

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Donor Spotlight: Dr. Daniel DiMeo

November 4, 2019

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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Shop and Support MercyOne Des Moines this Holiday Season

November 4, 2019

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

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2019 BKB Golf Outing Results

November 4, 2019

The 16th Annual Bailey Katherine Bryant Memorial Golf Outing was held on Saturday, September 28. With 96 golfers, the outing raised $14,018 for a grand total of over $205,000 raised in the last 16 years. See photos from the event here. Thank you for your support! All proceeds benefit the Variety Neonatual Intensive Care Unit…

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2019 Shine This Christmas: Honor Loved Ones This Holiday Season

November 4, 2019

Help MercyOne Des Moines Auxiliary light its tree this Christmas!  Purchase a virtual light or a symbolic present tagged in honor or memory of a loved one, colleague or caregiver. Honorees will be recognized during the Christmas season in MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center’s central campus lobby and MercyOne West Des Moines Medical Center lobby.…

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MercyOne Des Moines Auxiliary November 2019 Promotions

October 31, 2019

MercyOne Des Moines Auxiliary supports MercyOne Des Moines Foundation through sales from MercyOne Des Moines Starbucks, MercyOne Des Moines Gift House & Flowers and West Lakes Gift House & Brew. Learn about its November specials below and support MercyOne Des Moines while you shop! Save even more by becoming a lifetime Auxiliary member today! Sign…

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Mercy College of Health Sciences Awarded Fifth Largest Gift to Establish Mains Endowed Scholarship Fund

September 30, 2019

Mercy College of Health Sciences has been awarded the fifth largest gift in the institution’s history, establishing the Mains Endowed Scholarship Fund. The $240,500 estate gift was given by the late Suzanne Mains, a graduate and eventual director of Mercy School of Nursing, which later became part of Mercy College of Health Sciences. Suzanne spent…

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