Foundation celebrates 2024 Health Care Visionary Awards

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The annual Health Care Visionary Awards ceremony honored three special leaders Foundation supporters joined in celebrating award recipients On Wednesday, April 10, Mercy Health Foundation Mahoning Valley hosted the 2024 Health Care Visionary Awards. The event took place at the DeYor Performing Arts Center in downtown Youngstown. Three individuals received awards for championing the health…

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Margaret Hager’s Story

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Your support of mobile mammography made it easy for Margaret to get her yearly mammogram Margaret Hager is on a fixed income and her insurance doesn’t cover preventative care. But that doesn’t stop her from prioritizing screenings that allow her to stay on top of her health, thanks to you. “My faith, my health and…

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Ryan Brady’s Story

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Ryan turned his business relationship with Mercy Health into a more purposeful relationship with the Foundation At Brady Signs, Ryan Brady works with many local businesses in Lorain. His relationship with Mercy Health has far surpassed the typical customer-vendor one. “We’ve had the opportunity to work with the great people at Mercy Health over the…

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Meet the Gardener Family

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Support programs like Early Head Start easily, with a quick update to your retirement account or insurance policy Marisa Gardener and her husband, Anthony Gray, are grateful for donors like you who contribute to Bon Secours Baltimore Foundation. Your support for Community Works provided services such as Early Head Start. Early Head Start helped them…

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Patricia Calder’s Story

A small change to Patricia’s life insurance policy means she can make a big impact for her community As a two-time breast cancer survivor, Patricia Calder is grateful for donors who support the hospital so she could get cancer treatments that saved her life. Now she is intent on paying it forward for others. She…

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Meet Tanyika Prather

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Donor support means Produce Perks delivers healthy groceries right to Tanyika’s doorstep Tanyika Prather is a busy working mom. Until recently, she also had a host of ailments. She suffered from chronic headaches. She was overweight. She had no energy to meet the demands of her busy life and job in corporate America. Repeated visits…

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Meet Kurt & Staci

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Kurt and Staci give to strengthen Mercy Health’s impact on their community in Paducah As lifelong residents of Paducah, Staci and Kurt Averill are inspired to give because of how important Mercy Health Lourdes Hospital is to the community, and to their own family. “It touches every part of our lives,” Kurt says. “And giving…

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Meet Gail Halstead

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Your gift adds flavor to Gail’s retirement years with healthy cooking classes Gail Halstead retired from her nursing career, but that didn’t mean she wanted to stop learning. Thanks to you, she still gets to have new experiences with healthy cooking classes supported by your donation. “When you are retired, you’re always looking for something…

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Cheryil Denny’s Story

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Cheryil gives to Bon Secours Baltimore Foundation as a way to share the compassion of Jesus For Cheryil Denny, Bon Secours is more than an employer. It is ministry brought to life. “From day one, I saw that the employees here live the ministry every day,” she says, “and it inspired me.” An executive assistant…

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Meet Jerome Harris

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Thanks to you, Jerome has rebuilt his life and revitalized his neighborhood with the Clean & Green Program The Bon Secours Community Works Clean & Green Program is rebuilding lives as it revives communities in West Baltimore. This important work is possible because of donors like you, who support the Bon Secours Baltimore Foundation. Jerome…

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