Meet David Bartish

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David invests in nursing education to honor his last wife Joyce Bartish loved being a nurse. She found a family of like-minded caregivers at Mercy Health – West Hospital, where she worked for 22 years. Joyce passed away in 2017, but her memory lives on through the Joyce Bartish Educational Fund. “Her passion was bedside…

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Meet Ava Stokes

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Donor support for the Violence Response Team helped Ava recover from sexual assault Ava Stokes understands the vital importance of your support of the Bon Secours Violence Response Team better than anyone. Thanks to your generosity, Ava had a team of professionals to help her after she was assaulted as a college student just a…

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Pat Winkler’s Story

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Mercy College of Ohio gave Pat her nursing career, so now she gives back In 1961, Pat Winkler enrolled at the Mercy School of Nursing, which preceded Mercy College of Ohio. “My mom always wanted me to become a nurse, but not only a nurse—a Mercy nurse,” recalls Pat. “She instilled that in me.” “The…

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Amy Fink’s Story

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Thanks to your support for nursing excellence, Amy and other Mercy Health nurses attend educational conferences The patient care issues Amy Fink encounters at Mercy Health Fairfield Hospital are not unique to Cincinnati. At the annual ANCC National Magnet Conference last fall, she learned all about shared experiences in nursing. Your generosity allowed her and…

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Construction begins on new Bon Secours Violence Response Team unit

A crowd gathered at Bon Secours Southside Medical Center for the groundbreaking Violence Response Team members helped out with the demolition February 22 was an exciting day at Southside Medical Center! Construction of a new 2,200 square-foot Violence Response Team (VRT) suite began in earnest. During the groundbreaking ceremony, VRT members picked up sledgehammers and…

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Meet Cassie Lewis

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Cassie gives to Bon Secours Hampton Roads Foundation because the Foundation supports nurses As Chief Nursing & Quality Officer for Bon Secours Hampton Roads, Cassie Lewis works to ensure that nurses are prepared and practicing at the highest level possible to provide patient quality of care and safety. When Cassie learned that she could become…

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Desirea Johnson’s Story

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Desirea is a Mercy Health Foundation Power Hour donor because of the hospice nurses who cared for her family Mercy Health angels touched Desirea Johnson’s life many years ago, and now, that experience guides her decision to donate to Mercy Health Foundation Mahoning Valley. The 29-year-old medical laboratory technician became a Power Hour donor as…

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Nursing

Cause Nursing Thank a Health Care Hero Show your gratitude by supporting the nurses who care for you Donate Skilled hands and compassionate hearts care for you and your loved ones Support the well-being and professional development of Mercy Health nurses. It’s a gift that comes back to you through the care you receive. Nurses…

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Nursing

Cause Nursing Thank a Health Care Hero Show your gratitude by supporting the nurses who care for you Donate Skilled hands and compassionate hearts care for you and your loved ones Support the well-being and professional development of Mercy Health nurses. It’s a gift that comes back to you through the care you receive. Nurses…

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Violence Response Team Expansion to Southside Medical Center

THE CAMPAIGN FOR Violence Response Team Expansion to Southside Medical Center Ensure Proper Care for Victims of Violence Support a new Violence Response Team unit at Southside Medical Center Donate Petersburg, VA has one of the nation’s highest rates of violent incidents. You can help victims heal. Support the campaign to build a permanent satellite…

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