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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Jim Crosby’s Story

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Thanks to you, Mercy Health – Jewish Hospital started the Clinical Pastoral Education program that Jim joined As part of the first Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) program at Jewish Hospital, Jim Crosby is enhancing his ability to serve others. He is grateful to Mercy Health Foundation donors like you for the opportunity. There is a…

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Meet Uyon Johnson

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Uyon gives back to Mercy Health to pass on the blessings she has received in her role Uyon Johnson believes that increased awareness around diversity, equity and inclusion is integral to the mission of Mercy Health. As such, Uyon takes her role of leading Mercy’s Leadership Councils for Diversity & Inclusion very seriously. Fortunately for…

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Carol Oerther’s Story

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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

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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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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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Deters named Foundation President in Cincinnati

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Missy Hendon Deters named President of Mercy Health Foundation Greater Cincinnati Missy will lead fundraising efforts to support Mercy Health’s patient care, medical services and community health outreach in the Cincinnati and Tri-State area Missy Hendon Deters has been selected as the new president of the Mercy Health Foundation Greater Cincinnati. She will lead the…

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Graduate Medical Education

The Campaign for Graduate Medical Education Invest in Cincinnati’s Future Physicians Make a gift to help train the best doctors that will care for you and your loved ones in the years to come Donate Invest in tomorrow’s doctors for a future of great health care in Cincinnati Your gift will help expand Mercy Health’s…

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Meet Carey Kuznar

Carey gives back to Mercy Health to honor her family’s legacy Carey Kuznar learned the importance of giving at a young age. “My passion for giving comes from my parents, who always gave back in a very visual way,” she said. “They served their communities through volunteering and giving dollars to organizations. They even included…

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Meet Alice Fegelman

Alice gives because she considers Mercy Health’s Jewish Hospital part of her family For Alice Fegelman, supporting Mercy Health’s Jewish Hospital is ingrained into her family’s life. “We have always been involved with the hospital,” she said. “We are a true family affair when it comes to that.” She went to nursing school there in…

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