September/November 2006

St. John’s Mercy Regional Foundation Awards Grants

St. John’s Mercy Regional Foundation, Joplin, Mo., approved grants for local and regional service organizations. The grants provide funding for local and regional health services, programs and equipment that otherwise might not be available in the area. Grant recipients include Community Health Clinic of Joplin, which received $30,000 to help provide health and dental services to people who are uninsured or underinsured; and the Stark City Volunteer Fire Department, which received a matching grant of up to $8,000 and fund raising assistance to purchase “jaws” extraction equipment. For more information, contact Merle Allen of the Foundation at 417/625-2266.