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The mission of St. John’s Hospital Foundation is to secure philanthropic support to advance the mission and strategic objectives of St. John’s Medical Center, including patient-centered care, clinical excellence, and community wellness.

St. John’s is a non-profit, community-owned hospital. We reinvest all of our resources back into our community.


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It takes an exceptional community hospital to support an extraordinary community. And it takes an extraordinary community to support an exceptional community hospital.

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Julie Guttormson

Julie Guttormson

"In 2006, Julie Guttormson had lived in Jackson barely a year when she suffered a stroke. The stroke was caused from three blood clots, each located in different major veins of the brain. "

—Founder of Rock the Ride and Owner of Revolution Indoor Cycling

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Hope and Joy (Lou Wade)

Hope and Joy (Lou Wade)

"They represent the hope for St. John’s and the joy gifting will bring!"

—Grateful Patient and Donor

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Phil Leeds

Phil Leeds

"Lots of things happen on a national level, but funding goes to research, this goes to cover the need locally."

—Founder of Run & Ride for the Cure

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King Joins St. John’s Hospital Foundation

St. John’s Hospital Foundation is pleased to announce that Mary Katherine King has been named Director of Stewardship and Special Events. Mary Katherine King...

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St. John’s Hospital Foundation Lights the Town Pink!

On October 3rd, St. John’s Hospital Foundation turned on the Pink lights on Town Square to kick off Breast Cancer Awareness month!  The event...

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Merrell Moves Into New Role at St. John’s Hospital Foundation

St. John’s Hospital Foundation is pleased to announce that Rachel Pettengill Merrell has been named Director of Development. Rachel Merrell had previously served the...

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