Together we can touch more lives. Save more lives.
And improve more lives.

See what Mercy Health Foundation Jefferson has accomplished
in the last 5 years, thanks to donors like you:

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$3.1 million created an innovative Behavioral Health Intensive Outpatient therapy program

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Provided $200,000 to start the Heart Failure Navigation Program where a certified nurse provides individualized care to patients with heart failure including educating them to best manage their care at home.


More than 1,000 patients benefit from the nurse navigation program annually

Who We Are

Our Foundation

Mercy Health Foundation Jefferson is a charitable organization supporting Mercy Hospital Jefferson and Mercy Clinic South. The Foundation supports programs and services to help those who are unable to afford the care they need, as well as helping advance technologies and purchasing life-saving equipment. Mercy Health Foundation Jefferson also helps in the launch and expansion of much-needed programs in our community such as our behavioral health intensive outpatient program. 

Mercy Health Foundation Jefferson is a nonprofit organization. We are dependent on the donations and support of generous foundations, corporations and caring individuals like you. Thanks to your generours donations, the Foundation played a vital role in the recent expansion of both adolescent and adult behavioral health services.  Your support has also had significant impacts on the child birth center, community education and charity care, as well as support for the Nurse Navigation program.

When you invest in Mercy Health Foundation, you support critical projects in our community. That’s right. Every dollar you give advances health care right here at home. 

Our Focus

Cancer Care
Mercy Hospital Jefferson’s cancer center offers the latest advancements in cancer treatment for residents of Jefferson County, MO. Our Cancer Care fund enhances the services offered to Mercy’s cancer patients and their families, and helps support the screening and diagnostic procedures of uninsured and underinsured patients.

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Behavioral Health Services
Support to help adults and adolescents struggling with mental, behavioral or substance-abuse problems receive the care the need. A single day of Intensive Outpatient treatment can cost up to $275 for those who are under-insured or uninsured. Medication costs also present difficulties for many patients and families.

Katie is a loving mother, daughter and entrepreneur. After years of struggling with mental health, Katie attempted to take her own life. Learn how Mercy’s Intensive Outpatient Therapy Program (IOP) helped Katie heal old wounds and find hope, happiness and self-worth.

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Women’s and Children’s Services
With your support we can help ensure that every mother and child have the best possible beginning. Giving to the Mother and Child Fund will help families purchase necessary items they need to care for their baby, including car seats, beds, meal vouchers and gas cards. Donations also help purchase new essential equipment in Labor and Delivery, such as bassinets and fetal heart monitors. 

Wednesday, October 2, 2024

Crystal Highlands Golf Course | 3030 US-61, Festus, MO 63028

Striving to continue the legacy of Catherine McAuley, Women with a Mission giving society combines resources, vision and passion for helping others to support and improve health care in our communities. 


Your corporate support will ensure the availability of health care services to those in our community who need them most. 

Need To Know

Grateful Families

Mercy patients and their families often want to say “thanks” in some special way for the exceptional care they received. Our Grateful Families program is one way to express gratitude while helping share the gift of healing with others. Learn more

Upcoming Events

Join us for a fun day on the golf course at Mercy Health Foundation’s 39th annual Golf Tournament, presented by Thomas Industrial Coatings. Click here for more information.

We are always creating ways to help better the lives of people in the community. Check back soon for upcoming events.

Annual Reports

Thank you for your generous support and partnership as we continue to carry out Mercy’s mission in the communities we serve.

FY 2023 Annual Report

Donor List

Jefferson Staff and Board of Directors

Foundation Staff

Jim Barber

Mercy Health Foundation

Andrew Held

Executive Director

Lauren Hubbard

Foundation Coordinator

Board of Directors

Bill Seek


Paul Flynn

Vice Chair

Ethan Bridgewater

Tammy Fadler

Sara Govero

Kenneth Kilian, MD

Traci McClinton

Kim Smith

Amy Meyer-Terry

Mary Thomasson

Susan Tuggle

Becki Williams

Ex Officio Officers

Dan Eckenfels

Mercy Hospital Jefferson President

Chris Keefe

Interim ED of Finance

Contact Mercy Health Foundation Jefferson

Mercy Health Foundation Jefferson
1400 US-61
Festus, MO 63028

Mercy Health Foundation
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