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Donor Spotlight: Segal Family’s Philanthropy Inspired By Son’s Saved Life

March 3, 2019

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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MercyOne Des Moines Auxiliary March 2019 Promotions

March 1, 2019

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

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Chrysalis Grant Helps MercyOne House of Mercy Need

March 1, 2019

Chrysalis Foundation recently awarded MercyOne Des Moines Foundation a grant for MercyOne House of Mercy. Chrysalis Foundation, a public charity based in Des Moines, awards grants to community organizations that help deliver the foundation’s mission to ensure safety, security, education and economic empowerment to girls and women. In addition to grant funding, House of Mercy…

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Donor Spotlight: Renae Pint

February 4, 2019

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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MercyOne Des Moines Auxiliary February 2019 Promotions

February 1, 2019

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

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Welcome to MercyOne Des Moines Foundation

February 1, 2019

Dear friends, We want you to be among the first to know about our new name! Mercy Foundation is now MercyOne Des Moines Foundation. This name change aligns with the name change of our statewide footprint of Mercy Health Network (MHN) to MercyOne: a connected system of health care facilities and services dedicated to helping…

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Mercy Auxiliary January 2019 Promotions

January 2, 2019

Mercy Auxiliary supports Mercy Foundation through sales from Mercy Starbucks, Mercy Gift House & Flowers, Mercy Salon and West Lakes Gift House & Brew. Learn about its January specials below and support Mercy while you shop! Save even more by becoming a lifetime Auxiliary member today! Sign up online or visit any of the retail locations. Mercy…

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Donor Spotlight: Cary Murphy, M.D.

January 2, 2019

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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Community Foundation Awards Mercy Foundation $100,000 for House of Mercy Mental Health Center

December 20, 2018

The Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines has awarded a $100,000 Leadership Grant to Mercy Foundation for House of Mercy to repurpose an existing wing of the building into a Mental Health Center for current clients and the general community. The transformation will increase the number of health care professionals on staff and allow for…

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Principal® Foundation awards Mercy Foundation $100,000 grant for House of Mercy

December 18, 2018

DES MOINES, Iowa­ – Mercy Foundation has been awarded a $100,000 Financial Security Major Gift grant from Principal Foundation for House of Mercy. The grant will be used to enhance and expand self-sufficiency and financial stability programming provided at House of Mercy. House of Mercy is part of Mercy Medical Center – Des Moines, a…

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