Ryan Brady’s Story

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Ryan turned his business relationship with Mercy Health into a more purposeful relationship with the Foundation At Brady Signs, Ryan Brady works with many local businesses in Lorain. His relationship with Mercy Health has far surpassed the typical customer-vendor one. “We’ve had the opportunity to work with the great people at Mercy Health over the…

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2024 Lorain Scholarships

Scholarships 2024 Lorain Scholarships Applications are open for scholarships and our humanitarian award! Applications are due by May 3, 2024 A good education is important to prepare people for the future and to open up more opportunities in life. When Lorain’s residents succeed, our community is a better place to call home. Many of our…

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The Annual Fund

Giving Opportunity Annual Fund Drive Make an Impact Ensure the best health care is available for everyone in Lorain Donate Because you could need help at any time… Your donation keeps health care in our community strong—for everyone Gifts to Mercy Health Foundation Lorain are an important part of making our community a better, healthier…

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Mobile Mammography

Interior of a mobile mammography van.

Giving Opportunity Mobile Mammography Donate When women can’t get to their mammogram appointment, take the mammogram to them A $1.5 million fundraising effort will purchase and equip a motorcoach for a new Mobile Mammography Clinic to visit communities across northeast Ohio Women are busy and too often they don’t prioritize their own health. It’s just…

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Graduate Medical Education

Giving Opportunity Graduate Medical Education Donate New medical residency program recruits talented physicians to Lorain A donation to Graduate Medical Education is an investment in the health care you and your family will depend on in the years ahead An effort to raise more than $1 million is under way to launch a new Graduate…

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Meet Jim Yorks

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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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Jessica Resor’s Story

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Jessica has cutting-edge cancer care, emotional and spiritual support, all thanks to you Jessica Resor felt the full impact of the Mercy Health Lorain Cancer Center from the very beginning of her cancer journey. “When I went for my first mammogram, and really from the minute I got there, they just took control so quickly,”…

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Buckeye Express Car Wash

Employees of Buckeye Express Car Wash in Lorain, OH are pictured in front of the car wash.

Buckeye Express Car Wash is a company that cares deeply about breast cancer awareness Everyone at Buckeye Express Car Wash is passionate about breast cancer awareness. That’s why they hold an annual fundraiser in October and donate all the proceeds to the Mercy Health Foundation Lorain. According to Janessa Leimeister, Director of Marketing for Buckeye…

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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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