Women's Board of Mercy Hospital & Medical Center


Established in 1950 by Sister Huberta McCarthy, the Women's Board mission is to render service To Mercy Hospital & Medical Center; strengthen and extend the interests and good will of Mercy; plan and support projects for the growth, expansion and improvement of Mercy. All the activities of Mercy's Women's Board, a volunteer service and fundraising organization, committed to furthering and supporting the Mission of Mercy as defined by the Sisters of Mercy, shall operate under the by-laws and guidelines of the Mercy Foundation, Inc. The Women's board has its own by-laws, policies and procedures, which are approved by the President & CEO of the Hospital and the Mercy Foundation Board of Directors.

Another way, the Women's Board raises funds for Mercy is through annual member dues. The member dues are an integral part of the Women's Board fundraising efforts. Through member dues, various fundraisers during the year, special sales, and Christmas Silver Bowl donations, we raise money for various programs and services within the hospital. Specifically, within the last two years, the Women's Board has donated to the following programs:

Through our fundraising efforts, the Women's Board is able to make sizable contributions to Mercy for its many program and services.  Past contributions have supported:

  • $50,000 Donation to Mercy's New Cancer Center
  • Lymphedema Program for patients who need custom compression garments
  • Urology Department Exam Equipment
  • Patient Relations Christmas Basket Program
  • Mercy's Annual Cancer Survivor Luncheon.
  • Television and Audiovisual equipment for Nursing Education
  • First Pre-natal Remembrance memorial for infants lost in childbirth.
  • Hole Sponsorship for Mercy's Annual Golf Outing.
  • Gift Sponsor for Mercy's Walk for Life Fundraising Walk
  • Mercy's OB department Knitting Group
  • Mercy's Emergency Room – Children's Books initiative

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