News and Updates

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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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Mercy Foundation Secures $92,826 USDA Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grant

November 14, 2018

DES MOINES, IA – Mercy Foundation is pleased to announce it has secured a $92,826 Grant from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) through its Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grant Program. This project connects medical providers to rural affiliates using telemedicine, providing access to specialty medical services in the form of innovative, interactive two-way…

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2018 Spirit of Mercy Donor Spotlight: Cheryl Sondall

November 9, 2018

Cheryl Sondall is a Phone Triage Registered Nurse who has served at Mercy Medical Center – Des Moines for over two years. Her contributions support the areas that she cares about the most, including House of Mercy and Mercy Children’s Hospital & Clinics. “I try to support the things I believe in,” she said. “The…

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2018 Shine This Christmas: Honor Loved Ones This Holiday Season

November 2, 2018

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!

November 2, 2018

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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