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President’s Message The dedication and service of the Sisters of Mercy inspire us every day to care for those in need. Thank you for playing an important role in keeping their mission of compassion alive and present throughout our community.
Thank You for Your Compassion Toward Those in Mental Health Crisis On July 9, Mercy San Juan Medical Center held a dedication and blessing of a new Behavioral Health Crisis Services Collaborative unit. This innovative center represents a new model of compassionate, highly effective behavioral health crisis stabilization care for patients who come in through the Emergency Department or self-refer for emergency psychiatric treatment. Mercy Foundation was proud to partner with Mercy San Juan Medical Center to raise funds to help establish this amazing resource. Thanks to donors like you, the unit is now available to serve one of the most stigmatized and vulnerable patient populations: those experiencing mental health crisis. “In 1857, the Sisters of Mercy came to Sacramento to meet the community’s need for health care. And it is with that spirit that this center will continue that outreach to meet these needs,” said Michael Korpiel, president of Mercy San Juan Medical Center. Continued on page 2
In this edition of Horizons, we highlight the new Behavioral Health Crisis Services Collaborative unit at Mercy San Juan Medical Center, made possible by your remarkable generosity to help those experiencing mental health crisis. This innovative model is a perfect example of how the mission and values of the Sisters of Mercy continue meeting the changing and most pressing needs of our community. I hope you enjoy reading about Sister Cornelius O’Connor, RSM, who has dedicated her career to our health care ministry, particularly in her leadership role with Mercy Home Health and Continued on page 5
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Unlike busy emergency departments, the crisis stabilization unit offers a quiet, homelike environment ideally suited to support those experiencing a behavioral health crisis. Patients have access to a specialized care team, as well as a resource center that utilizes best practices for coordinating care after discharge—whether that’s with the support of friends or family, or a referral to an in-patient treatment center. The crisis stabilization unit is already positively impacting those in our community who are in need of behavioral health support, as well as improving the experience for other patients seeking care in the emergency department. “Mercy Foundation and the Sisters of Mercy are deeply grateful to every person who stepped forward to help make this center a reality,” said Kevin Duggan, president and CEO of Mercy Foundation. “You are making a real difference in the lives of those who need this care and their families. Together we are creating a more supportive and compassionate community for those who struggle with mental health concerns.”
MERCY PEDALERS CELEBRATES TWO YEARS OF BRINGING MERCY TO THE STREETS
Sisters of Mercy joined the celebration benefitting Mercy Pedalers. From left: Sr. Michelle Gorman, Sr. Nancy McInerney, Sr. Bridget McCarthy, Sr. Maria Campos, Sr. Libby Fernandez, Sr. Clare Marie Dalton.
Thanks to your ongoing support, Mercy Pedalers celebrated two years of “bringing mercy to the streets” at a lively event on September 13, 2019. Over the past two years, this ministry has expanded to include over 70 volunteer pedalers who bike across our region daily to bring refreshment and kindness to our vulnerable neighbors experiencing homelessness.
celebrate the ministry. Sister Libby Fernandez, RSM, director of Mercy Pedalers, was delighted with the support and energized for another year of reaching out to those in need.
The event was a great opportunity for volunteers, community members, Sisters of Mercy and local leadership to come together to
You can help! The Mercy Pedalers are preparing for the cold and rainy winter months. Your gift today will provide hot coffee and warm hats,
gloves and scarves for those living on the streets. You can make a gift using the enclosed envelope or online at https://supportmercyfoundation.org/ mercy-pedalers-sacramento
Loyal Donor Leaves Gift for the Future Long-time donor, Vivian Buletti, passed away last year and left a generous legacy gift to Mercy Foundation. She gifted a total of nearly $430,000 to benefit the Sisters of Mercy in Auburn, Cristo Rey High School Sacramento, and the Area of Greatest Need at Mercy Foundation. We are honored to be part of her legacy of giving, which spanned many decades and truly demonstrated her spirit of compassion for those in need. Vivian was born and raised in Sacramento and worked as a manager in the business office of Pacific Bell. She was a dedicated volunteer with the Mercy General Hospital Guild, as well as the American Red Cross. She never passed a person in need without offering help of some kind. She was a loyal donor to Mercy Foundation beginning in 1995 and was an honored as a member of both the McAuley and Legacy Societies.
Vivian Bulleti (1935 -2018), inspired philanthropy and changed lives.
Vivian will be dearly missed by her many friends and especially her neighbors who regarded her as the “mayor” of the block. Mercy Foundation is deeply grateful to Vivian for continuing her outstanding commitment to helping those in need with her legacy gift. Her steadfast support for the mission of the Sisters of Mercy will mean her passion for helping others will live on, improving hundreds of lives for years to come.
WANT TO CHANGE THE FUTURE?
Do you want to make a significant gift that will advance the mission of the Sisters of Mercy for generations to come? You can do it today—with a legacy gift to Mercy Foundation through your will or trust. • Costs you nothing during your lifetime • Preserves your savings and cash flow • Can be changed or revoked as needed • Allows you to be far more generous than you ever thought possible • Easy to arrange
For more information on how you can leave a legacy in our community, please contact Kevin Duggan at firstname.lastname@example.org or (916) 851-2703, or visit planyourlegacy.supportmercyfoundation.org.
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A Mission of Compassion
Sister Cornelius O’Connor, RSM Reflects on a Life of Service to our Health Care Ministry Sitting in her cozy home in Folsom a few weeks after her retirement, Sister Mary Cornelius O’Connor, RSM reflects back on what first called her to leave her home in Ireland and become a Sister of Mercy in California: the opportunity to serve in our health care ministry. “There were 20 young women in my graduating class in high school, and 10 of us chose to go into religious life,” she recounts. Sr. Cornelius was introduced to the Sisters of Mercy in Auburn because they had a recruitment center in her home town. “Many of my classmates were going on missions around the world and I thought California would be a good place for me.” Just five years after her older sister joined the Sisters of Mercy, Sr. Cornelius left her home in Ireland to begin her novitiate in California. She attended nursing school at Sacramento City College and graduated in 1965. “After school, I started out as a staff nurse at Mercy General Hospital in various departments, including the Intensive Care Unit and also served as an IV therapist,” she remembers. “My heart was always in nursing.” 4
For over 50 years, Sister Cornelius O’Connor, RSM has provided compassionate care to patients within our health care ministry and the community.
After working several more years in the Operating Room at Mercy San Juan Medical Center, she returned to school to get a Master’s degree in social work. With her new degree and a passion for helping others, she was the perfect person to take over management of the hospice program, which at the time was a no-fee service based out of Mercy General Hospital. “We had 20 volunteers and coordinators, and a Chief Medical Officer. My role was to help ensure that everything was running smoothly and that we were giving very good quality care.” Sr. Cornelius was entrusted with the process of leading the hospice program and merging it with a
home health program based out of Mercy San Juan Medical Center. The resulting program, Mercy Home Health and Hospice, continues to serve families in our community to this day. It is a crucially important resource for those who need support during their last days, and also offers expanded care for those who require home health services following surgery or an illness. Sr. Cornelius’ dedication to the mission of compassion helped create a solid foundation on which Mercy Hospice has expanded to serve the Greater Sacramento Area today. In the 1980’s, a position became available at Mercy Hospital of Folsom for a Vice President of Mission Integration and Sr. Cornelius seized the opportunity. “Although
Mercy Hospital of Folsom serves a relatively affluent area, there are still people here who are in need,” Sister explained. She felt called to minister to the patients and staff at the hospital and to bring the mission of the Sisters of Mercy to those who were in need of compassion and help, both within the hospital and the wider community.
calling. “I will be 80 this year and I am now in a period of discernment,” she explained. She will travel to Ireland to see her family and spend time in quiet reflection before deciding what the coming stage of her life will be.
When she bid farewell to the hospital community she has served for nearly two decades, the staff presented her with a beautiful book. It is filled with photos from her In addition to managing the time at Mercy Hospital of Folsom volunteers and the chaplains at and signed by dozens of the team Mercy Hospital of Folsom, Sr. members whose lives she has Cornelius led the dedicated and touched. It is a caring hospital precious keepsake staff in serving She felt called to she will treasure. neighbors in
minister to the need. “The people Mercy Foundation working at Mercy patients and staff at is truly grateful Folsom were the the hospital and to to Sr. Cornelius most generous I bring the mission of for her lifetime of have ever worked the Sisters of Mercy dedicated service with,” she said. to our health to those who were in “We organized care ministry. Thanksgiving and need of compassion Together with the Christmas drives. and help, both within compassionate Any time we asked the hospital and the staff at Mercy staff for help for a wider community. Hospital of cause, they were Folsom, we just great. I loved look forward to working with continuing her legacy of service in them on the mission-tied work, and the Folsom area. Thank you for your also providing individual spiritual inspiration, Sr. Cornelius! support and guidance to them.”
President’s Message (continued)
Hospice and as the Vice President of Mission Integration at Mercy Hospital of Folsom. We are so fortunate to have benefitted from her compassionate care and service over the years. This issue of Horizons recognizes donors who are members of the McAuley and/or Legacy Societies. The McAuley Society honors donors who have made lifetime cumulative gifts of $25,000 or more. The Legacy Society celebrates those who have included Mercy Foundation in their estate plans. These donors, and each and every member of our Mercy Foundation family make our work possible. “Where there is need, there is mercy”—for more than 65 years, generous friends like you have ensured that this has remained true. Thank you for your commitment and dedication to making mercy real in our community. You are making a difference. Sincerely,
President and CEO
After nearly 20 years of serving as the VP of Mission Integration, Sr. Cornelius decided it was time to step away and look toward her next 5
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Owen and Renee Taylor Thomas P. Raley Foundation Merrily F. Wong and Gordon A. Wong, MD $100,000 - $249,999
The McAuley Society honors donors who have contributed lifetime cumulative gifts of $25,000 or more. The society is named for Sisters of Mercy Foundress Catherine McAuley, who more than 150 years ago built a house of mercy for underserved women and children in Dublin, Ireland.
$1 Million Plus City of Folsom Conrad N. Hilton Foundation Claudia and William Cummings The Harry C. & Deborah L. Elliott Family Foundation Rodney and Mary Louise Klein Lanie Albrecht Foundation Dave and Chris Lucchetti/Pacific Coast Building Products Dennis and Nancy Marks Mercy General Hospital Guild Mercy San Juan Medical Center Guild Methodist Hospital of Sacramento Volunteers June and Ritz Naygrow Robert S. and Star Pepper Foundation The Tsakopoulos Family $500,000 - $999,999 Ken and Joyce Adamson Arata Brothers Trust Beneto Foundation County of Sacramento Diocese of Sacramento Paul and Sara Esch The Fletcher Jones Foundation
GE Medical Systems, Inc. Bill and Cindy Krause Mercy Medical Group, Inc. John and Trudy Schafer Barbara V. Thomas Western Health Advantage $250,000 - $499,999 Abbott Laboratories Buzz Oates The California Wellness Foundation Carrera Joffe Foundation John and Sandra Cook Eli Lilly and Company First 5 Sacramento The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, Inc. Eric and Stacey Henrikson Jesuits California Province Michael and Jane Jonsson KCRA 3 / KQCA 58 Kenneth Jonsson Family Foundation Lawson Mechanical Contractors Mercy Radiology Group, Inc. Kevin M. Nagle Drs. Alan J. and Julie R. Shatzel Sierra Health Foundation Sierra Hematology and Oncology
Liz Welsh Abad and Dr. Jose Abad Anthem Blue Cross AT&T Services, Inc. Bank of America Steve and Cory Bauer Michael and Una Berrigan Janice and Harry Campbell Sammy and Kim Cemo City of Citrus Heights Randy Clegg Jim, Patrice and Kit Coyle Jim and Jana Cuneo Dean and Jean Decker DeNardo Education and Research Foundation Jack and Karen Diepenbrock The Donant Foundation Roger and Carol Wieckowski Dreyer E.L. Wiegand Foundation Edwards Lifesciences Emergency Medicine Physicians Friends of NICU Patrick and Renate Fry Lawrence and Christine Garcia Barbara and Michael Genovese The George and Lena Valente Foundation Health Financial Systems Jon and Sue Hillegeist J M Keckler Medical Company Lynda and John Jackson, Jr. Joyce and Jim Teel Family Foundation Dr. Robert and Mrs. Janet Kahle AG Kassis Julia Kelly Kelly Foundation The Patrick and Mary Claire Leonard Family Luppen and Hawley, Inc. Howard and Ardith Marguleas Merck & Company, Inc. Ron and Darin Mittelstaedt Donald and Pamela Murphy Edward R. and Mary Nacey National Multiple Sclerosis Society Alex Nee, MD Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Pfund Family Foundation Radiological Associates of Sacramento Medical Group, Inc. Raley’s Incorporated RCA Community Fund Mark and Patty Read Donald and Sharon Redmond Regional Cardiology Associates Medical Group Sacramento Anesthesia Medical Group, Inc. John A. and Susan Sobrato Hans Sprong Anne Steiner Swing at Cancer, Inc. Teichert, Inc. Randal and Shannon Terwedo The Doctors Company Gomer N. Thomas Stephen and Grace Thomas Turner Construction Michael and Linda Ubaldi Roger and Marie Valine VSP Chris and David Wagner Wagner Kirkman Blaine Klomparens & Youmans LLP Wells Fargo Bank William C. Cummings Real Estate Investments Mathew and Nancy Wroblewski $50,000 - $99,999 Osa E. Aimufua Robert and Marilyn Baskerville Bernau Development Corporation Biogen, Inc. Blackbird Associates Scott, Cary, Wesley and Landon Boese Richard Boje Frank M. Booth Boyd Foundation Brian and Elizabeth Brennan Cardinal Distribution Neal A. Cardosa Aileen Carriere Celgene Corporation The Family of Yu Shun Chung Community Services Planning Council Dr. Gregory Cooper and Barbara Miller Anita Prietto and Jose Cueto
Cecilia Delury and Vince Jacobs Diagnostic Pathology Medical Group, Inc. Dr. Patrick C. and Dolores M. Dietler Beth and Kevin Duggan Michael and Susan Erne Five Star Bank Frontier Communications Richard F. and Joan Gann Roger Mills Gilbert, MD Frank and Fay Giordano The Harris Family Laurie Harting and Ron Pettibone Mrs. Dee and Dr. JosephHartzog Jose Hermocillo and Valerie Hawkins Todd and Amy Hoddick Cindy Holst Malcolm Hotchkiss and Virginia Varela Wendy J. Hoyt Don and Gail Hudson William and Charlene Hunt Gayle and Gary Hursh Instrumentation Laboratories Brian and Debi Ivie Tom and Maria Johnson Glorina Jugo Kimmel Construction, Inc. Russ and Mary Knapp Richard and Connie Koppes Craig E. Lighty Fund Dr. and Mrs. Lucian Maidan Sandy and Mick Malaney Kathleen and Pat McClain Miles Treaster & Associates and Herman Miller, Inc Patti Monczewski Mr. and Mrs. Edson Moore Morton and Marcine Friedman Foundation Multiple Sclerosis Foundation, Inc. Marilyn and Raymond Nelson Veleda and Mike Newman Larry and Kathleen O’Connor Mrs. Gloria and Dr. Joseph Pawlowski Philip Jonsson Foundation Quest Ralphs/Food 4 Less Rod and Nancy Read John and Linda Rinset River City Bank
Robin and Katherine Rogness SAFE Credit Union The Setzer Foundation Dr. and Mrs. Kavian Shahi Dr. Francis and Mrs. Jean Silvey Slakey Brothers Incorporated Marcos Smith Jane and Wayne Spence Terry and Lori Street Stryker Endoscopy Dr. and Mrs. Amir Sweha Teva Pharmaceuticals U.S. Bank Mr. and Mrs. Michael J. Uboldi Wallrich. Jim and Jill Walsh Amy Wandel, MD Tammy and Kevin Wilcox Up to $49,999 AAA-California State Automobile Association Carol and Cary Adams Advanced Cardiovascular Systems Aerojet Rocketdyne Foundation Tim Ainsworth and Karen Leaf Gil and Kay Albiani Denise K. Allen Dr. and Mrs. Robert H. Allen Robert and Virginia Allen Jennifer Alpert Dr. Kathryn Amirikia Patty Armond George and Jean Artz Astra Merck AT&T Stan and Kristen Atkinson Dr. John and Dr. Marie Babich Ernie L. and Kathleen M. Baciocco Phyllis Baltz Barcellona Family Foundation Bard Cardiology/C.R. Bard, Inc. David and Sara Bardoni Marshall G. Barnes, MD William Patrick and Carol Ann Barr Family Gene and Sherri Bassett Lela S. Bayley Joan and Richard Beach Kathleen and Robert Bellew Phyllis R. Bentley Ronald and Carola Blubaugh Blue Diamond Growers
Blue Shield of California Blue Sky Day Spa Ian and Katherine Boase Books Are Fun Michael K. Brady Susan Brauner Mr. and Mrs. Kevin J. Broadbent Kelly and Augusta Brothers Burnett and Sons Planing Mill and Lumber Company California Correctional Peace Officers Association Norman and Tina Campbell Capital Beverage Company Cardiac Pacemakers, Inc. Carlson Price Fass & Company Marilyn Slakey Carmazzi Dr. Richard and Noreen Carvolth Edmundo and Veronica Castaneda Catalyst Communications, Inc. Meredith and Brian Cathcart CFB/Lincoln National Michael Chang, MD Charles and Helen Schwab Foundation Kelly Ciotti and Steve Noyes City Building, Inc. Stephen and Cathleen Cockrum Dr. Clint R. Collins Comcast Comstock Carlson, Inc. Melanie Conover Alan and Mary Lynn Cordano Karal and Ann Cottrell Bob and Pat Crosbie Steve and Marsha Crosbie Adrienne Crowe Rondi Crowley Crush MS Linda Beech Cutler David S. Taylor Interests, Inc. Brenda Washington Davis and Edward Alexander Phillips Sandra Davis Houston and Roy Houston Shannon Deary-Bell and Nor-Cal Beverage Co., Inc. The Family of Linda Denton Tita Crilly Diepenbrock Discovery Door, Inc. Jill and David Dryer Kasey Dyer E.A. Boyd Foundation George and Marilyn Econome
June Maria and Anthony Errico Kelley and Kim Evans Farmers Insurance District #30 Charles and Nancy Feddermann Barbara Fingerut First Responder Emergency Medical Services, Inc. Walter and Bobbie Flatt Stephen and Kelley Foerster Foley & Lardner Folsom Chamber of Commerce Folsom Lake Bank Folsom Ob-Gyn Fong & Fong Printers & Lithographers Doris and Robert Frazier John E. Frisch Dr. Allan and Mrs. Elizabeth Galbreath Louis Gallia, MD, DMD, FACS Elizabeth Garcia Lois Garrett and Margaret Pratt GE Healthcare Lifecare Solutions Genovese Burford & Brothers Genzyme, A Sanofi Company Genzyme Corporation Catherine Geraty Hoag Geremia Family Drs. Katherine and Michael Gillogley Lois and Y.W. “Bill” Glazebrook Gary A. Glenesk, MD Golden 1 Credit Union Diane and Larrie Grenz Thomas and Phyllis Hammer The Harold and Winifred Swanton Foundation HDR Architecture Health Net of California, Inc. Hefner Stark & Marois, LLP Kit Henderson Barbara L. Hoffert Gordon Howie and Wilma Reichard Brian and Jennifer Hutchinson Albert Hwang, MD Louise and D. Scott Ideson Intel Corporation IPS Printers, Inc. Angela Isola Dr. Ralph and Dolly Isola Chase and Dee Israelson Daniel and Dana Jacques Skip and Marsha Jahn Deceased
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Bonnie and Rob Jenkins Dr. Bruce and Ellen Jensen Colonel and Mrs. James H. Jensen John F. Otto, Inc. Devan and Kimberly Johnson Karen H. Jordan JPMorgan Chase Kaiser Permanente David J. Kassis Michael and Geri Kearns Dr. Neil and Mrs. MJ Kelly Dr. and Mrs. Harry Khasigian Dr. Mitra Ayazifar and Mr. Marty Khatib Kikkoman Foods Foundation, Inc. Kimball Hill Homes Jack and Janice Kimmel Cyndi Kirch Veronica Knudson Debbie and Michael Korpiel, DHA Mary L. Lambert Vicki Lange Frank and Marcia LaRosa Ginny and Jack LaRue Matt and Christy Layton Linet Americas, Inc. Dr. and Mrs. Louis G. Livoti Vicki and Gary Lovotti Reginald Low MD Patrick and Pamela Lynn M&M Whitmire Family Foundation T. Grace Macdonald Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals Sharon A. Margetts Robin and Debbie Martial Mrs. Virginia and Lt. Col. Robert McBratney McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. McClatchy Newspapers, Inc. McDermott Will & Emery John McIntyre and Francesca Negri The McIntyre Family The McKeever Family McKesson Bernita McTernan Medtronic Pacing, Inc. Drs. Janak and Nalini Mehtani Jan and Rob Mellen Mercy San Juan Vituity ED Physician Group John and Beverley Messner Metropolitan Anesthesiology Consultants
The Mette Family Tim Mickiewicz DDS Burnett and Mimi Miller Vonda Morris Dr. Peter J. Murphy Murphy Austin Adams Schoenfeld, LLP Dr. Jonathan Musicant and Ms. Yayoi Kushida Nacht & Lewis NCO Financial Systems, Inc. Niello BMW Northern California P.E.T. Imaging Center Nuclear Physicians Medical Group Tracey Okabe-Yamamura Glenn and Devon Olson Dr. Gearoid and Kathleen O’Neill Optimist Club of Sacramento Foundation, Inc. Carol and Carl Otto Sigrid and Mark Owyang Pacific Gas & Electric Co. The Page & Otto Marx, Jr. Foundation PAIR design, LLC Albert and Marie Pardini Parker Development Company Parker Family Foundation Bob and Colleen Pascuzzi Patterson Travel Mr. Ronald Petrich and Dr. Mary Pat Pauly Perry’s Restaurants Mr. and Mrs. Thomas A. Petersen Michele Peterson Dan Petrocchi Pinebrook Social Club Deanna Plewik Steve and Karen Polansky Mariann Poletti Denny and Michelle Powell Todd Prigge Elanie and Tim Purkis Oma and Opa Purkis Stan and Florence Quon H.J. Bud and Freda Ravizza RCA Medical Group RCB Foundation Donald and Laverna Reid River City Medical Group Dr. and Mrs. David K. Roberts Mr. and Mrs. Larry J. Robertson Rod Read & Sons
Dr. and Mrs. Stephen Rossiter MD Rotary Annes of Folsom Rotary Club of Folsom Roxane Laboratories, Inc. William C. Ruark The Sacramento Bee Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission Sacramento Metro Chamber Foundation Martin and Alison Sadler Safeway Food & Drug The Safeway Foundation Dr. Rahat Saied Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Salontai James and Karen Saponaro Schering Plough Shelly and Eric Schlenker Vince and Lynn Schmitz Schneider (USA), Inc. Donald and Jean Schrader Betsy Self Carrie W. Sens David C. Sharp Ofer Shaul Stanley and Billie Shawl Jim and Shirley Shotwell Jim and Susie Simas Dr. Peter and Jamie Skaff Bob and Mercedes Slakey The Sleep Train, Inc. Wayne E. Soo Hoo, PhD Sovereign Military Order of Malta-Western Association Spence Enterprises, Inc. Stafford King Wiese Architects State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company Sulzer Medica Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation Chuck and Sally Sylva Drs. Timothy Takagi and Sandra Mendez Patricia Takeda, MD Fred Taugher and Paula Higashi The Thomas Company George Tometti Kathryn Traversi Dr. Jamesand Mrs. Marie Louise Trowbridge Katina Tsakopoulos Markos and Eleni Tsakopoulos-Kounalakis
Tucker Sadler & Associates Ungaretti & Harris United Business Bank James and Kris Van Cleaf Cordell and Linda Van Rees Vandenberg-Keil Bud Turner and Lynn Van Vleck Turner Vasko Electric, Inc. Tom Walcott Drs. Anthony and Mona Wartell Ken and Kathy Watrobski Watson Wyatt & Company Wells Fargo Wealth Management Group Deidre Wentworth Western Contract Garry and Kathleen Westover Nancy Ann White Wilke, Fleury, Hoffelt, Gould & Birney LLP Mr. and Mrs. Frank Wilson Kathy and Rod Winegarner Chris and Sarah Wood Rick Xiong David Yamasaki John K.H. Yen Dr. and Mrs. Don Yokoyama Lim Young Fred and Patricia Zanetta
Mercy Foundation is grateful for the generosity of all donors and respects the wishes of those donors who prefer to remain anonymous. We value their quiet support. While we have made every effort to ensure the accuracy of our recognition lists, if you notice your name has been omitted or misspelled, please accept our sincerest apologies and notify Mercy Foundation at (916) 851-2700, so that we may correct our records.
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The Mercy Legacy Society honors donors who have included Mercy Foundation in a will, trust, beneficiary designation or other planned gift.
Gil and Kay Albiani Stan and Kristen Atkinson Dr. John and Dr. Marie Babich Robert and Marilyn Baskerville Phyllis R. Bentley Michael and Una Berrigan Michael K. Brady Mr. and Mrs. Terry O. Bush Marilyn Slakey Carmazzi Nancy McCormick Clavere Bettye M. Cummins Denise D’Anne Brenda Washington Davis Dean and Jean Decker Jack and Karen Diepenbrock Beth and Kevin Duggan George and Marilyn Econome Lisa and Jim Ferrin Lawrence and Christine Garcia Bryan and Lisa Gardner Barbara and Michael Genovese Roger Mills Gilbert, MD Joseph Girimonte
Kathleen and Jeffrey Glasser Lois and Y.W. “Bill” Glazebrook Doris J. Guelzow Marty and Sue Haley Michael Hardy Jon and Sue Hillegeist Cindy Holst Mr. and Mrs. John P. Horgan III Tom and Sheila Inks Jack and Nancy Kearns Hugh W. Kitchener Rodney and Mary Louise Klein Ginny and Jack LaRue Nancy B. Maliani Sharon A. Margetts Eleanor McGill John McIntyre and Francesca Negri Don and Lynda Middleton Don Jarrell and Jona Milo Patti Monczewski Mr. and Mrs. Edson Moore Veleda and Mike Newman John and Valerie Piotrowski
Mark and Patty Read Donald and Sharon Redmond Alice G. Reed Donald G. Riley Carl and Pamela Schubert Marge Schweinfurth Davida C. Silva Bob and Mercedes Slakey Jane and Wayne Spence Hans Sprong Barbara V. Thomas Gomer N. Thomas Stephen and Grace Thomas Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin A. Unciano Chris and David Wagner Kerry and Sam Wood
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The vital work of the Sisters of Mercy would not be possible without the caring generosity of all donors, whose commitment and support are truly inspiring. Mercy Foundation sincerely thanks our many generous donors who contributed $1,000 or more to support the Sisters of Mercy ministries from July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019. $1 Million Plus Mary M. McDonald $250,000 - $999,999 Conrad N. Hilton Foundation Paul and Sara Esch Lanie Albrecht Foundation Dennis and Nancy Marks Thomas P. Raley Foundation $100,000 - $249,999 Ken and Joyce Adamson June and Ritz Naygrow Thomas L. Nelson, Jr. and Wylda Hammond Nelson Robert S. and Star Pepper Foundation $50,000 - $99,999 Beneto Foundation Michael and Una Berrigan Carrera Joffe Foundation Sevy and Neva Cimaroli Mercy San Juan Medical Center Guild Miles Treaster & Associates and Herman Miller, Inc. John and Trudy Schafer Stryker Endoscopy The Doctors Company Western Health Advantage Mathew and Nancy Wroblewski $25,000 - $49,999 Jim and Jana Cuneo Dean and Jean Decker DeNardo Education and Research Foundation GE Healthcare Lifecare Solutions Roger Mills Gilbert, MD Lynda and John Jackson, Jr. Harry J. Johnston Michael and Jane Jonsson Bill and Cindy Krause Lawson Mechanical Contractors
Linet Americas, Inc. Mercy Medical Group, Inc. Multiple Sclerosis Foundation, Inc. Alex Nee, MD Novartis Pharmaceuticals Owen And Renee Taylor RCA Community Fund Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department Randal and Shannon Terwedo Stephen and Grace Thomas Roger and Carol Wieckowski Dreyer $10,000 - $24,999 Liz Welsh Abad and Dr. Jose Abad Allergan California Department of Public Health Janice and Harry Campbell Dr. Richard and Noreen Carvolth Meredith and Brian Cathcart Crush MS Joan Denton Donant Foundation Five Star Bank Friends of NICU Genentech, Inc. Barbara and Michael Genovese Laurie Harting and Ron Pettibone Jose Hermocillo and Valerie Hawkins Todd and Amy Hoddick Tom and Maria Johnson Johnson & Johnson Matching Gifts Program Dr. Robert and Mrs. Janet Kahle Elio and May Marsalla Mercy Radiology Group, Inc. Deanna and Leonard Morgan Jane Saunders Serotonin Surge Charities Drs. Alan J. and Julie R. Shatzel Sierra Health Foundation Marcos Smith Thomas P. Winn Foundation
Roger and Marie Valine Chris and David Wagner Wagner Kirkman Blaine Klomparens & Youmans LLP Wells Fargo Bank $5,000 - $9,999 Osa E. Aimufua Tim Ainsworth and Karen Leaf Phyllis Baltz Steve and Cory Bauer Lela S. Bayley Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Inc. Scott, Cary, Wesley and Landon Boese Frank M. Booth Mrs. Sarah Brechtbill Bristol Myers Squibb Art Burg Edmundo and Veronica Castaneda Sammy and Kim Cemo Dr. Gregory Cooper and Barbara Miller Michael and Julie Cox & Family Jim, Patrice and Kit Coyle Anita Prietto and Jose Cueto The Cunningham Family Mark Declue Bela Desai, MD and Gaurang Desai, MD June Maria and Anthony Errico Kelley and Kim Evans Gabrielle Gaspar, MD Alex and Gloria Gonzalez Health Financial Systems Brian and Jennifer Hutchinson Debbie and William Hvidsten Albert Hwang, MD Bill and Nina Iliff Emil E. and Severina Isler J M Keckler Medical Company Bonnie and Rob Jenkins Cyndi Kirch Debbie and Michael Korpiel, DHA Kyra Medical Inc Barbara and Dennis Luther Dr. and Mrs. Lucian Maidan The McKeever Family N. Keith McMurry, MD and Anne McMurry Drs. Janak and Nalini Mehtani Mercy General Hospital Guild Fred and Linda Meyers Dan Petrocchi Pfund Family Foundation
Raymond James Charitable Mark and Patty Read Marilyn and Edwin Richter Robin and Katherine Rogness A.C. Saechao SAFE KIDS Worldwide Dr. Peter and Jamie Skaff Stephanie and Lawson Stuart Fred Taugher and Paula Higashi Teva Pharmaceuticals Denise and Donald Timmons United Therapeutics Corporation Bud Turner and Lynn Van Vleck Turner Malcolm Hotchkiss and Virginia Varela Jim and Jill Walsh Drs. Anthony and Mona Wartell Kathy and Rod Winegarner David Yamasaki $1,000 - $4,999 Acadia Pharmaceuticals Acorda Actelion Pharmaceuticals US, Inc. Andreas Agos and Nancy King Daniel Albaugh Gil and Kay Albiani Alberto Aldueza Sabrena Alias John and Heidi Anderson George Appel Patty Armond Karen-Azama-Kihara, Pharm. D. Ernie L. and Kathleen M. Baciocco Bank of America Foundation/ Matching Gifts Joan and Richard Beach Shari and Gary Beck Gary Beckstead Mr. and Mrs. Adam Berman Katherine Biala Biogen, Inc. Ronald and Carola Blubaugh Richard Boje Michael V. Bojorquez Burgis Family Flora and Richard Carli Julie Carrasco-Minton and Jonas Minton Lara Harrow Anne Carvalho Lori Cashio Cedar Room Golfers Celgene Corporation Phillip Cerda
Sandra Cerro Circassia Pharmaceuticals Clean & Sober Clovis Oncology, Inc. Darilyn Cole, RN, CRNI, VA-BC Larry Compton Patricia Contreras Alan and Mary Lynn Cordano Allison Cotterill Karal and Ann Cottrell Jane Crable Jeremy Crawford Claudia and William Cummings Jim and Joan Daugherty Sofie De Nardi, MD William DeFazio Defiant Brats Group Manju Dhaliwal Jack and Karen Diepenbrock Mary Driscoll Beth and Kevin Duggan Kasey Dyer Edwards Lifesciences EMD Serono, Inc. Mary and Keith Erickson Evelyn Fallon Fearless Fund Sandra and Darrell Ferreira Ms. Denise Field Lisa M. Finato Walter and Bobbie Flatt Stephen and Kelley Foerster Kathy Foley Doris and Robert Frazier Carol and Cornelius Gallagher David and Shawn Garamella Lawrence and Christine Garcia Genovese Burford & Brothers Genzyme Corporation Catherine Geraty Hoag Carolyn Getman, MD and Greg Cohen, MD Angela Gianulias Gilead Sciences, Inc. Michael Giurato Golden 1 Credit Union William and Katherine Gray Sally Gregg Grifols USA, LLC Philip and Nani Haines Gordon and Mary Ann Harris Healthstar Strategic Engagements Len, Kris, Aaron and Jack Ganz Jamie Herlehy Joyce E. Higley Dwight and Lucy Hirsh
Tracy Hodges William Hodges Fran Maisano Hoffer Mary and James Hopp Don and Gail Hudson William and Charlene Hunt Patrick Ilejay Dr. Ralph and Dolly Isola Daniel and Dana Jacques Dr. Joelle L. Jakobsen Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Maria Jardin Don Jarrell and Jona Milo Carol Jaworowski Devan and Kimberly Johnson Holly Johnson Joni Johnson Johnson & Johnson Medical Products Joimax, Inc. Stephen Jonas Jennifer Jorra Carmen Kaufhardt Michael and Geri Kearns Jack and Janice Kimmel Kimmel Construction, Inc. Russ and Mary Knapp Armin Krueger Joyce Krula Vicki Lange Teresa Childers and Philip Laughlin, MD Loretta and Donald Lawson Lewis Kassis Foundation Craig E. Lighty Fund Renee Linder Betty and William Loftus David Long Karen Lovell Lundbeck LLC John Lyden Kevin and Tiffany Malone Kathryn and Joseph Marcotte Sharon A. Margetts Marian Guild of Saint Joseph Marello Parish Robin and Debbie Martial Shirley and Henry Martin Pamela Martinez Dorothy Massa Marsha McCormick Linda McCormick Jack and Angela McElvein III Candace McGahan John McIntyre and Francesca Negri John and Margo McKay
Christy McMurray Niall and Carol Meagher Paul Merchant Mercy San Juan Medical Center Medical Staff Lisa Merritt The Mette Family Tim Mickiewicz, DDS John and Gerlinde Millar George M. and Jenny Mitchell (LTC. U.S. Army, ret) John Moltzner Monarch Printing Mr. James Moore Gail Moxley George and Esther Munoz Mary Jane Murawski Roy Musgrove Dr. Jonathan Musicant and Ms. Yayoi Kushida Mari Shelton Sandra and Richard Nelson Diane F. Newcombe Tammie Nguyen Mary and Roger Niello Reverend Maurice O’Brien Larry and Kathleen O’Connor Tracey Okabe-Yamamura Robin Oliver and Bill Lovin Ortho Biotech Mark Owens MD Sigrid and Mark Owyang Julie Pennington Penumbra, Inc. Carolyn and Paul Perry Marcy Phipps Steve and Karen Polansky Sherri Pospisil Precision Medicine Alliance Qgenda Ms. Amber N. Quezada Bhagat Ram Bob and Tina Randloph Rod and Nancy Read Rebecca and Paul Read Laura Reames Elizabeth Reifsnider and Bob Schlichting Retirement Benefits Group Mary Jo and Steve Riehl Herbert Robinson, Jr. Gregory Rogalski, MD The Rogaski Family Randy and Cindy Ross Scott Roys
William C. Ruark Mary Rydman Diane Saeed-Freund and Eric Freund Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Salontai Shelly and Eric Schlenker Terri L. Scott Brian Royse and Jan Scully Royse Seattle Genetics Barbara Selby Carrie W. Sens David C. Sharp Nancy Sheehan and Rich Simpson Michael Shimoide Shire Human Genetic Therapies, Inc. Laura and Shoab Siddique Shahzad Siddique, MD Michael Silveira, RN Tom and Cindy Slagle Suzanne Smith Elizabeth and John Smrekar Wayne E. Soo Hoo, PhD Stanford Youth Solutions Staszak and Company, Inc. CPA’s Christine and Daniel Steiner Dolores Steiner Michelle and Jeff Szczesny Drs. Timothy Takagi and Sandra Mendez Elizabeth Tattersall Mr. Mark Taurone Maureen and Michael Taylor Mr. and Mrs. Donald P. Taylor Jr. Kathryn Traversi Danny Vera Yolanda and Jack Wagner Amy Wandel, MD Ken and Kathy Watrobski Donna and Joel Wehner Florence E. Weyand Robert Wiebe, M.D. Jan and Ramsay Wiesenfeld Suzanne Wiesner Tammy and Kevin Wilcox David Wolf, MD Chris and Sarah Wood Rick Xiong Rosemary Younts YourCause, LLC Fred and Patricia Zanetta Allan and Karen Zaremberg Frank Zboralske Michael and Debby Ziegler Zoll Services LLC Deceased
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Mercy Foundation Board of Trustees Officers
Alan Shatzel, DO Chair
Gil A. Albiani Edmundo Castaneda Costanzo DiPerna, MD Sister Eileen Enright, RSM Laurie Harting Nina Iliff Garry P. Maisel Janak Mehtani, MD Mark Read John Stevenson, MD Terence Street
Thomas Johnson Vice Chair Brenda Davis Secretary Michael T. Genovese Treasurer Sister Gabrielle Marie Jones, RSM Sisters of Mercy of the Americas President Designee Kevin B. Duggan Mercy Foundation President and CEO
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13th Annual Lawson Mechanical Golf Tournament Benefits Mercy San Juan Medical Center Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
From Left: Kevin Duggan, Michael Korpiel, Mel Bennett, David Lawson, and Dr. Robert Kahle
On October 7, Lawson Mechanical held its 13th annual golf tournament to benefit our tiniest, most fragile patients. A full slate of golfers enjoyed a lovely day of golf and festivities at Del Paso Country Club. A check was presented to Mercy Foundation for last year’s proceeds totaling $23,000, which will be used to purchase five fetal monitors. Over the last 12 years, Lawson Mechanical has raised over $275,000 to benefit babies in need at Mercy San Juan Medical Center’s NICU. We are sincerely grateful for your support!
We’re excited to share our Horizons newsletter! In each issue, you’ll find stories about generous donors like you, who save and change lives...
Published on Oct 30, 2019
We’re excited to share our Horizons newsletter! In each issue, you’ll find stories about generous donors like you, who save and change lives...