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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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Independent Order of Odd Fellows Donates $150,000 for Ronald McDonald House at Mercy

December 6, 2018

DES MOINES, IA – Mercy Foundation has received a $150,000 gift from the Independent Order of Odd Fellows – Grand Lodge of Iowa for the Ronald McDonald House at Mercy. The Independent Order of Odd Fellows has a deep heritage of philanthropy, rooted in the organization’s command to visit the sick, relieve the distressed, bury…

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Bock Family Foundation Awards Mercy Foundation a Grant for Blessings

November 29, 2018

The Bock Family Foundation recently awarded Mercy a $1,500 grant continuing its financial support of the Blessing Box in Perry. The Blessing Box provides food and nonperishable items, with the motto “Take what you need, leave what you can.” Mercy Clinics in Perry staff created the box to help meet the needs of those in…

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Mercy Auxiliary December 2018 Promotions

November 28, 2018

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 December 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. December…

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Donor Spotlight: Dr. Tim McCoy

November 27, 2018

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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Impact Video: Mercy Cancer Center

November 19, 2018

Meet Michael H. Humphreys. When his wife was battling her biggest medical challenge, the team at Mercy Cancer Center was there for her through thick and thin. Gifts to the Mercy Cancer Center Help patients like Michael and his wife. Make your transformational impact today! Contribute at donate.mercydesmoines.org. #SupportingMercy

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2018 Spirit of Mercy Donor Spotlight: Jennifer Rivera

November 15, 2018

Jennifer Rivera serves as a Medical Laboratory Scientist in the Microbiology Department at Mercy Medical Center – Des Moines. She has worked at Mercy for seven years. Why give to Mercy? To “help others,” she says. “It feels good to donate,” she said. We are thankful to Jennifer and her contributions to Mercy through her…

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