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

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

Deadline Nears for Healthcare Scholarship Applications

The deadline is approaching for students interested in applying for a Saint Francis Healthcare Scholarship Program award. Funded by Saint Francis Healthcare System Foundation and the Saint Francis Auxiliary, the program awards 23 scholarships of up to $2,000 each to college students working toward professional healthcare careers. The program has awarded 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

Parents With Hope Fund Celebrates a Decade of Helping NICU Families

It was 10 years ago when Jason and Leigh Ann Siener eagerly awaited the birth of their twin boys. Unfortunately, Christmas 2006 turned into a stressful holiday indeed when Leigh Ann went into premature labor December 23 and the boys arrived three months early. The Sieners’ story has a happy ending, read more