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Color Dash 5K and Fun Walk Provides Free Cancer Screenings

The Saint Francis Foundation hosted their third annual Color Dash 5K and Fun Walk on Saturday, October 2, 2021, at Arena Park. The turnout for the 5K and one mile fun walk included 219 participants and 52 volunteers. Nearly $30,000 was raised this year to provide free cancer screenings to ... read more

Saint Francis Foundation and Auxiliary Award 22 Scholarships to Students

Saint Francis Foundation and the Saint Francis Auxiliary awarded healthcare scholarships to twenty-two local students in August. Each student received $2,000 in scholarship funds toward a degree in a healthcare-related profession. The Saint Francis Healthcare Scholarship Program was established in 1980. Saint Francis Foundation, Saint Francis Auxiliary and generous donors fund ... read more

Saint Francis Foundation Welcomes Four New Board Members

Laurie Fitzgerald; Ken Oberlohr; Sagar C. Patel, MD; and Requi Salter

Saint Francis Foundation welcomes four new members to the Board of Directors - Laurie Fitzgerald; Ken Oberlohr; Sagar C. Patel, MD; and Requi Salter. Laurie Fitzgerald serves as Manager of Business Transformation, an information technology position at Saint Francis Healthcare System. Fitzgerald was inspired by the heartfelt generosity of her colleagues ... read more

Color Dash 5K and Fun Walk Provides Free Cancer Screenings

Color Dash 2020 Finish Line

The Saint Francis Foundation hosted their second annual Color Dash 5K and Fun Walk on Saturday, October 3, 2020, at A.C. Brase Arena Park. The turnout for the 5K and one mile fun walk included 154 participants and 50 volunteers. More than $12,000 was raised this year to provide free ... read more

Lifesaving PulsePoint App Now Available in Cape Girardeau

PulsePoint

Saint Francis Foundation is partnering with the City of Cape Girardeau Police and Fire Departments to launch the lifesaving PulsePoint app in Cape Girardeau. The free mobile app alerts citizens trained in hands-only cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) when someone in a nearby public place suffers cardiac arrest. Public safety communication operators ... read more