Gail’s Story

Gail found peace of mind with the Mercy Health Lymphedema Prevention Program you help support Ten days after Gail Hoefflin was diagnosed with breast cancer, the U.S. went on lockdown as part of the COVID-19 pandemic. It was a difficult and trying time for Gail as she navigated her cancer treatments during turmoil in the…

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Jeremy’s Story

Adult man using a walking sling for walking during physical therapy at a rehab center.

Thanks to you, Jeremy is working to keep his independence Although he had been living on his own, Jeremy’s neurological condition required hospitalization, followed by a stay in the rehabilitation unit at Mercy Health’s Springfield Regional Medical Center. While there, he used the new Arjo Walking System purchased with your donation. Jeremy needed to transfer…

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Meet Anthony Scruse

Anthony breezed through back-to-back knee replacements thanks to the state-of-the-art technology you provided Anthony Scruse tried everything he could to get relief from chronic knee pain that plagued him, including regular shots and wearing a mechanical brace. “I suffered through that process for a number of years,” he says. When there was nothing left for…

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Polly’s Story

For Polly Hamel, your donation is more than a gift—it’s a miracle Although she had been diagnosed with cancer twice before, Polly’s breast cancer treatment was different in that it included chemotherapy and radiation. For the first time, she faced the prospect of losing her hair. “I was terrified. And it’s an odd thing to…

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Meet Debbie Cornwall

Your gift helps Debbie focus on healing and not hair loss Debbie demonstrates putting on a cold cap before chemotherapy Debbie shows us how the cold cap looks from the side while worn Debbie shows off the full head of hair she’s been able to keep during chemotherapy thanks to cold cap technology Debbie Cornwell…

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Turrell’s Story

Your donation meant life-saving equipment was available for Turrell When Turrell Smith went to Bon Secours Maryview Medical Center, his right lung was already necrotic and deflated. His sister Daeja remembers the first days of his illness well. “When he came in, he was breathing on his own, but they put him on bypass and…

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Karen’s Story

Your support helped Karen beat cancer When Karen Stowe found a lump that she feared may be breast cancer, she took proactive steps and went directly to Dr. Stephanie Krup Repole at Bon Secours. “Dr. Repole was wonderful, so personable and she exudes caring and concern,” Karen recalled. “Even when I went in and had…

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Mission Partners

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Giving Opportunity Mission Partners Become a Partner Join us as a Mission Partner with one annual commitment of at least $25,000 Donate Make an impact far and wide, with one gift Your corporate giving saves and improves lives in five states and twelve communities A Mission Partner is an especially generous corporate donor that supports…

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Cassandra’s Story

Your gift helps cancer patients like Cassandra focus on healing Cassandra and other cancer patients don’t have to worry about losing their hair, because of your gift. When Cassandra first received her breast cancer diagnosis, her first thought was her family. Her second thought was losing her beautiful hair. “It sounds silly to think I…

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Meet Tracy & Shannon

Tracy and Shannon give to help ease the pain of losing a child Tracy and Shannon Armes experienced unimaginable grief with the loss of their daughter, Skyler, during pregnancy. After delivery, their hospital provided a CuddleCot™, a cooling bassinet that regulates a baby’s body temperature following death. This gives parents and loved ones the gift…

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