Ways to Give

Every gift makes a difference.

In addition to online donations, there are numerous ways you can support the Mercy mission to provide quality health care.

Dedicate a Brick Paver

Mercy Health Foundation invites you to recognize, memorialize or pay tribute to an individual, group or special event through our Pave the Path with Love program. Personalized brick pavers are a wonderful means of honoring others in a lasting, meaningful way.

Each year, hundreds of Mercy patients and visitors pause to read the names on the engraved bricks in the St. John’s East and West Commons inside the Patient Tower at Mercy Hospital Springfield.

Personalized engraved brick pavers can commemorate a birthday, wedding, graduation, holiday, retirement or other special occasion. Brick pavers are also a meaningful way to honor the memory of a friend, family member or colleague.

For more information about Mercy Health Foundation’s Pave the Path with Love program, call 417-820-9252 or email andrea.makoski@mercy.net

Corporate Partners

Companies who partner with Mercy send a meaningful message to patients, peers and the community. They are socially responsible. They are good neighbors. They care. 

Corporate Partners embody and support the mission of Mercy by providing annual financial support of $1,000 or more for special events and charity care.

Corporate Partners can also appoint a representative to the Foundation’s corporate leadership board - a great opportunity to network, exchange ideas and improve health care. 

Your partnership is good for Mercy, good for the community and good for your company. For more information about Corporate Partners, call 417-820-6111 or email tera.graven@mercy.net.

Join our Corporate Partners Program today! View our brochure.

Amazon Smile

You shop. Amazon gives. Amazon will donate 0.5 percent of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Mercy Health Foundation. Support Mercy by shopping at smile.amazon.com.

Planned Giving

Create a lasting legacy and be an integral part of our future by including a charitable gift within your overall estate and financial plans. These types of charitable arrangements let you support our health care programs far into the future while also providing tax and other benefits to you. To learn what charitable plan is right for you, visit mhfs.giftlegacy.com or call 417-820-2905.


Throughout the year, Mercy Health Foundation hosts events and offers sponsorship opportunities to benefit Mercy Hospital. A corporate sponsorship recognizes your business in the community as a caring partner, while contributing to an event’s success and supporting patients and families.

Mercy Health Foundation events include Mercy Pro-Am, Mercy Sunshine Run and First to Know luncheons. Sponsorship levels range from $500 to $50,000. For sponsorship opportunities, call 417-820-6111.

Host a Fundraiser on Behalf of Mercy

Consider donating a portion of the sales of your goods or services to support Mercy Hospital Springfield. We’ll help you promote your event and kind act to our Mercy co-workers and supporters! Give us a call at 417-820-6111.

Some suggestions:

  • BBQ/dinner party
  • Car wash
  • Fashion show
  • Golf tournament
  • Movie night
  • Music festival or concert
  • Restaurant/salon opening
  • Race or walk-a-thon
  • Scavenger hunt
  • School event
  • Talent show
  • Theatrical event
  • Trivia night

Employer Match Gift Program

When you match gifts to Mercy Hospital Springfield, you can double your impact. Many employers sponsor matching gift programs and will match any charitable contributions made by their employees. If your company is eligible, request a matching gift form from your employer, and send it completed and signed with your gift. We will do the rest. Some companies match gifts made by retirees and/or spouses.

If you don’t have an employer match program, you can start one through payroll deduction or an annual drive. Give us a call at 417-820-6111 and we’ll help you get started!

Grateful Patient Program

If you or a loved one has ever been a patient at Mercy Hospital, you may have encountered a doctor, nurse, technician or volunteer who brought you comfort in a time of need. Our Grateful Patient Program provides patients with a way to say "thank you" to a caregiver who has made a difference in their lives. Tax-deductible gifts pay tribute to a special caregiver while helping to provide essential resources for a healthier tomorrow - for you, for your family and for our community.

We will share your comments of appreciation with each caregiver and notify them of the gifts made in their honor, without reference to the size of the gift.

For more information, call 417-820-6111 or view our Grateful Patient brochure.

Mercy Society

Mercy Society is a specially recognized community of generous donors who support Mercy’s vision and goals through annual giving.

As a member, you’re part of an important legacy that began more than 150 years ago with the Sisters of Mercy, whose mission was simple: to bring the healing touch of Mercy to those in need.

Your philanthropic gift through Mercy Society helps us build quality health facilities, acquire advanced technology, bolster medical education and provide social services and charity to those in need.

We invite you to take your special place in the Mercy community by becoming a member of Mercy Society with a gift or pledge of $1,000 or more. Benefits include:

  • Attending events with limited public access
  • Invitation to an annual recognition celebration
  • Recognition Mercy Health Foundation Annual Report