Greatest Need

Cause Greatest Need Give Back Direct your gift to Paducah’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 ensures vital funding readily available when the most pressing needs that arise Many of our donors trust Mercy Health Foundation…

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Meet Don Knechtges

Don Knechtges, an elderly white man with white hair, smiles while he sits in a business office.

Don gives because great health care is good business for his community A lifelong Lorain County resident, Don Knechtges is passionate about the economic vitality of northeast Ohio. He understands how health care and economic success go hand in hand. “I always believe that if you don’t have your health, you don’t have anything,” Don…

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Regina Queen’s Story

Regina Queen, a lab supervisor at Mercy Health Urbana Hospital, smiles in her lab. She is a middle-aged white woman with a brunette pony tail and glasses.

Regina gives because she believes in helping others Giving to Mercy Health Foundation is personal for associate Regina Queen. It’s a way to give back to the community that has supported her. “It’s important to help others who need a hand up,” she says. “I’ve had hard times myself, and now I want to pay…

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Greatest Need

Cause Greatest Need Give Back Direct your gift to the most urgent health care needs in the Springfield area Donate The health care needs of our community aren’t always predictable Directing your gift to the Greatest Need means vital funding is ready when people need it most Many of our donors trust Mercy Health Foundation…

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Tammy’s Story

Thanks to you, Tammy didn’t have to worry about keeping a roof over her head after surgery for breast cancer Although Tammy Snellgrove had been working before her illness, her breast cancer combined with the COVID-19 pandemic prevented her from returning to her job in early 2020. The single mother wasn’t sure where to turn…

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Meet Mitesh

You help Mitesh’s neighbors get fresh, nutritious foods for their families You probably don’t think twice about buying fresh fruits and vegetables when you go to the grocery store. But for many in our community, they can’t afford healthy produce or they live in a food desert, where fresh foods aren’t available at local markets.…

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Meet Terry & Lisa

Terry is grateful for your help while recovering from a bone marrow transplant that means he can’t work Lisa Hardesty looks forward to having an afternoon picnic at the park with her husband again. But first, Terry has to recover from a bone marrow transplant he received last fall. Terry has been living with leukemia…

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Greatest Need

Cause Greatest Need Make an Impact Direct your give to the most urgent health care needs in the Greenville 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…

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Meet Dr. Wade Smith

Dr. Smith gives to strengthen health care in his community Having grown up in a rural community, Dr. Wade Smith understands the importance of supporting local health care services, something he does with his gift to Mercy Health Foundation Clark & Champaign Counties. “I’ve lived in Springfield for 30 years and feel a real kinship…

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Meet Bob & Judy

Bob and Judy give to be a part of the healing ministry of Jesus Bob and Judy Whaley have been part of the Bon Secours – St. Francis Hospital family for over three decades and continue to support the hospital’s Mission with their gifts. Judy retired after 30 years as a nurse at the hospital…

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