MercyOne Des Moines Foundation

Our Impact

$9.6M – more than $9.6 million raised in fiscal year 2022.
3,700 – more than 3,700 gifts received in fiscal year 2022.
$10.1M – more than $10.1 million distributed in fiscal year 2022.


MercyOne Des Moines Foundation secures funding for MercyOne to serve with fidelity to the Gospel as a compassionate, healing ministry of Jesus Christ to transform the health of our communities.

Key Services Provided

Since 1973, MercyOne Des Moines Foundation has raised more than $167 million from generous donors to meet community health needs. Our purpose is to secure vital funding which ensures equal health care access, clinical excellence and high quality care for all in central Iowa.

Key Audiences Served

Gifts to MercyOne Des Moines Foundation serve our community’s immediate health needs with high-quality care through MercyOne Des Moines and West Des Moines Medical Centers, MercyOne Children’s Hospital, MercyOne Iowa Heart Center, MercyOne Richard Deming Cancer Center, MercyOne Ruan Neurology Care, Mercy College of Health Sciences, MercyOne clinics and more.

Ways to Give

  • Support future nurses and health care team members at Mercy College of Health Sciences.
  • Become a valued corporate partner.
  • Make a gift.
  • Learn more about planned gifts.
  • Make your gift go further with your company’s gift match program.

Board of Directors

Brooke Avila
Thomas Brown, MD
Kelly Bucher
Josh Cook
Chris Cornelius
Bradley Duffy
Susan Fitzsimmons
Alison Fraser
Erin Kuhl
Joyce Lillis
Dennis Menken
Cary Murphy, MD
Timothy Neugent
Jennifer Olson, DO
Marc Scantlin
Linda Semon
Erik Sorensen
May Tee, MD
Lois Vogel
Martin Walsh, IV
Michele Whitty
Shannon Cofield, Ex-Officio
Mike Wegner, Ex-Officio

411 Laurel St., Ste. 2250 | Des Moines, IA 50314 | (515) 247-3248 |

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