News and Updates

Big things are always happening at Mercy.

2018 Spirit of Mercy Donor Spotlight: Courtney Renshaw

November 1, 2018

Courtney Renshaw works as a billing trainer in the Physician Billing Office at Mercy Medical Center. A Mercy employee of 11 years, she was inspired to contribute to the 2018 Spirit of Mercy Campaign because she herself has been blessed by giving at Mercy. “I was helped a few years ago by the Employee Relief…

Read More

Mercy Auxiliary November 2018 Promotions

October 31, 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 November 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 listed…

Read More

#GivingTuesday 2018

October 29, 2018

#GivingTuesday 2018 is Tuesday, November 27, 2018 and is an international day of giving! We encourage you to participate in one of the following ways: Consider a gift to Mercy Foundation. Visit donate.mercydesmoines.org by November 27 and make your impact! Launch a Facebook Fundraiser for Mercy Foundation. Visit facebook.com/RaiseMoney/StartNow and designate a fundraiser for Mercy…

Read More

Impact Video: Ronald McDonald House at Mercy

October 23, 2018

When the Plants family’s daughters Riley and Ellie were hospitalized for weeks on end, the family utilized Mercy Children’s Hospital & Clinics’ Ronald McDonald Room. However, it was not always available for them. A Ronald McDonald House at Mercy will help families like the Plants. Learn more about their story and how you can make…

Read More

Norkaitis Family Charities & Prairie Meadows Inducted Into Gilead Circle

October 19, 2018

The 2018 Gilead Circle inductees – Norkaitis Family Charities and Prairie Meadows – have transformed Mercy and allowed our organization to greatly expand access and availability of needed health care services. The impact has been generous, touching thousands of families in our region. At Mercy Foundation’s 2018 Instruments of Mercy event in October, they received…

Read More

2018 BKB Golf Outing Results

October 18, 2018

The 15th Annual Bailey Katherine Bryant Memorial Golf Outing was held on a soggy Saturday, September 29th. With 108 golfers and others joining us for dinner and our infamous raffle, we raised $15,341 for a grand total of over $195,000 in the last 15 years. See photos from the event here. THANK YOU! 100% of the proceeds goes…

Read More

2018 Spirit of Mercy Campaign Launches

October 15, 2018

DES MOINES, IA – Mercy Foundation launches the annual Spirit of Mercy Campaign today. The Campaign – primarily supported by Mercy Medical Center – Des Moines employees, raises funds for Mercy Medical Center service lines and mission affiliates – including Mercy College of Health Sciences, House of Mercy, Mercy Children’s Hospital and Clinics and Mercy…

Read More

Mercy Foundation Receives $250,000 in Grants from Variety

October 1, 2018

          For more information, contact: Gregg Lagan, Mercy Medical Center – Des Moines (515) 247-3050 or cell (515) 490-6636 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 2, 2018 Mercy Foundation Receives $250,000 in Grants from Variety – the Children’s Charity DES MOINES, Iowa­—Mercy Foundation has received a $250,000 grant from Variety – the Children’s…

Read More

Mercy Auxiliary October Promotions

October 1, 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 October 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 listed…

Read More

2018 Spirit of Mercy Campaign Incentives & Benefits

September 28, 2018

The 2018 Spirit of Mercy Campaign launches on Monday, October 15! Again this year, Mercy, Bishop Drumm, CHI National, and Hospice/Home Care employees can qualify for great incentives. Donate by Friday, November 16 to qualify for incentives. There will also be weekly drawings for donors who submit their pledge form by each Friday of the…

Read More