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Walmart Provides Community Grant for Pink Up™

Mike Wamble from Walmart presents Christy LeGrand a check.

The Cape Girardeau Walmart Supercenter #188 awarded a grant of $750 to Saint Francis Foundation for Pink Up™. The grant will help provide cancer screenings, including mammograms, to those who are unable to afford them. "We are thrilled that the Cape Walmart selected us as a beneficiary of a local grant," ... read more

The Friends Gala raises more than $250,000 for Saint Francis Foundation

The fourth annual Friends Gala on March 9 at Isle Casino raised more than $250,000 for the Saint Francis Foundation. The sold-out event drew nearly 400 attendees with more than 40 volunteers on hand to help. The Friends Gala attendees/volunteers pause for a photo during festivities. Contributions raised at The Friends Gala benefit ... read more

Friends Gala Raises $180,000+ for Cancer, Cardiac Funds

The Friends Gala

The Friends Gala has quickly become one of the most popular events in the Cape Girardeau area in just its second year, with this year’s sold-out edition attracting 331 guests in March at the Isle Casino Event Center. Saint Francis Healthcare System Foundation staff would like to thank all of the event’s ... read more

Grace Notes Dinner Says “Thank You” to Major Donors

An important part of receiving is the act of saying thank you. That’s what makes the annual Grace Notes dinner such an important event for Saint Francis Healthcare System Foundation and Saint Francis Medical Center. The successful event in April at Isle Casino gave us the opportunity to thank our most ... read more

Friends Gala Highlights March 4 Fundraising Events

March 4 will be a big day in the fight against heart disease and cancer in the Cape Girardeau area. After kicking off the day with the American Heart Association Heart Walk, an event for which Saint Francis Medical Center historically is the leading fundraiser in the region, the energy shifts ... read more

Parents With Hope Fund Has Been a Godsend for Nearly 700 Families

When Jason and Leigh Ann Siener created the Parents With Hope Fund 10 years ago, the thought of helping families of premature or critically ill newborns in the Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Saint Francis Medical Center was a lofty goal with an unknown appeal to potential ... read more

Pink Up Donations Soar Past $200,000 in 2016

Thanks in part to a 32 percent increase in the number of participating businesses, total contributions for the 2016 Pink Up campaign eclipsed the $200,000 mark for the first time. Saint Francis Healthcare System Foundation’s signature fundraising campaign saw a 15 percent boost in gifts to $205,866. Funds raised through Pink ... read more

Parents with Hope Fund Benefits from #GivingTuesday Fundraiser

Jason, Leigh Ann, Charli, Kase and Kip Siener

The National Day of Giving, held this year on November 29, turned into a spectacular day of receiving for Saint Francis Healthcare System Foundation’s Parents With Hope fund. The one-day Giving Tuesday campaign added more than $70,000 to a fund that provides financial assistance to families of premature or critically ... read more

Saint Francis Family Donates Record Amount to Power of One

Saint Francis Healthcare System employees, leadership team members and Medical Partners demonstrated they know how to care for their own in 2016 by contributing a record amount of money during the Power of One campaign. The Saint Francis Family contributed $250,300, including $59,000 by Medical Partners and $52,000 by leadership team ... read more