The Center for Healthy Living Petersburg

A 3D rendering of a future medical building.

Giving Opportunity The Center for Healthy Living Petersburg Build a Healthier Petersburg Give today to turn an empty building into a vital health center Donate Help the underserved people of Petersburg access quality medical care With support from donors, the new Center for Healthy Living Petersburg can help heal a city A former office building on…

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Carol Oerther’s Story

An elderly woman volunteers at the reception desk of a hospital.

Carol gives because she loves having a front-row seat to Mercy Health filling people’s greatest needs Carol Oerther spent more than three decades in real estate connecting people with the perfect home. Now in retirement, she’s connecting people with compassionate, high-quality health care. As a Mercy Health Foundation donor and hospital volunteer, she has a…

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Meet Tanyika Prather

A worker delivers fresh, healthy groceries to someone in their home.

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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Robert Doering’s Story

A bald man with a beard sits inside a hospital lounge. He's wearing a suit,

Robert is grateful for associate donors who support the Caring for Our Own Fund The world turned upside down after a massive tornado tore through Kentucky. Nearly 400 Mercy Health associates were living in or near the severe weather area. Some lost homes. Others lost family. But thanks to the generosity of fellow associates, none…

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Meet Jim Yorks

An older man sits at an architect's desk in his home.

Jim gives back as a way of following in his father’s philanthropic footsteps Jim Yorks sees his contributions to Mercy Health Foundation as a way of following his father’s advice. “Dad used to say: ‘Be positive, work hard, give back and honor God by doing your part to make the world a better place,’” he…

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Meet Floyd & Christine

An older wife and husband stand outside in front of a gazebo on a summer day.

Floyd and Christine give because they enjoy sharing their blessings Floyd and Christine Trouten count themselves as fortunate and believe it is important to share their prosperity when they can. Floyd has served Mercy Health Foundation in many capacities, even jumping in as head of the stewardship committee and treasurer before. But he and Christine…

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Meet Carol Radefeld

An elderly woman walks through a court yard in the fall.

Carol gives because the work of Mercy Health Foundation Lorain inspires her Carol Radefeld grew up in a small, rural town, so she understood poverty. Or so she thought. “My husband and I did medical mission work,” she said. “We saw real poverty and a real lack of medical care. It was so disheartening and…

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Greatest Need

Cause Greatest Need Give Back Direct your gift to Lorain’s most urgent health care needs Donate The health care needs of our community aren’t always predictable Directing your gift to where the need is greatest makes vital funding readily available for the most pressing needs that arise Many of our donors trust Mercy Health Foundation…

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Greatest Need

Cause Greatest Need Give Back Direct your gift to the most urgent health care needs in the Lima area Donate The health care needs of our community aren’t always predictable Your gift directed to where the need is greatest makes vital funding readily available for the most pressing needs that arise Many of our donors…

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Greatest Need

Cause Greatest Need Give Back Direct your gift to our community’s most urgent health care needs Donate The health care needs of our community aren’t always predictable Your gift directed to where the need is greatest makes vital funding available for the most pressing needs that arise Many of our donors trust Mercy Health Foundation…

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