General Mills Foundation Renews Support for Mercy Cancer Center Patients

(Joplin, MO)Mercy Health Foundation hosted a check presentation on Thursday, April 4, 2024, to celebrate a generous gift from General Mills Foundation Hometown Grantmaking Program. The $10,000 grant will benefit patients at Mercy Cancer Center.

Since 2019, Mercy Health Foundation has received more than $37,000 in support from General Mills Foundation.

This generous gift will contribute directly to enhancing the resources and services available at the Mercy Cancer Center. Transportation assistance plays a crucial role in ensuring access to cancer treatment services. Adequate nutrition is vital for patients to endure the physical and emotional challenges of treatment, maintain strength, and support the healing process.

“General Mills has once again demonstrated its commitment to making a positive impact on the well-being of communities,” said Whit Sanders, Director of Radiation Oncology. “This generous gift from General Mills will have a direct and positive impact on the lives of those facing the hardships of cancer, providing them with the nutrition they need when navigating their treatment journey.”

“General Mills continues to make a positive impact on the lives of those facing cancer,” said Miranda Lewis, Vice President of Mercy Health Foundation. “This supports those navigating the challenging path of cancer, reminding them that they are not alone in their journey.”

For more information about Mercy Health Foundation, call 417.556.2267 or click here.

About Mercy

Mercy, one of the 20 largest U.S. health systems and named the top large system in the U.S. for excellent patient experience by NRC Health, serves millions annually with nationally recognized quality care and one of the nation’s largest Accountable Care Organizations. Mercy is a highly integrated, multi-state health care system including more than 40 acute care, managed and specialty (heart, children’s, orthopedic and rehab) hospitals, convenient and urgent care locations, imaging centers and pharmacies. Mercy has 900 physician practices and outpatient facilities, more than 4,000 physicians and advanced practitioners and more than 45,000 co-workers serving patients and families across Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma. Mercy also has clinics, outpatient services and outreach ministries in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas.


Jordan Larimore, Senior Media Relations & Communications
Mercy Hospital Joplin

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