Mercy Foundation’s Quarterly Newsletter

We’re excited to share our Horizons newsletter!

In each issue, you’ll find stories about generous donors who save and change lives in our community. You’ll also learn about those who benefit from this generosity. Click on the newsletter links below, and read personal stories from grateful patients, learn more about Sacramento area Sisters of Mercy, and much more.

To receive a printed copy of our latest edition of Horizons, contact us!

Our Latest Issue:

Horizons Winter 2023

What’s inside: What’s inside: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow: Continuing the Mission Campaign; Grateful Daughter Raising Support for Mercy General Hospital’s Cardiac Care Unit; Local Golf Tournaments Raise Support for Those in Need; A Celebration of Generosity and Gratitude; Celebrating Steve and Grace Thomas for their Generosity; You Helped Local Children Learn and Grow at Camp Mercy; Annual lists for McAuley & Legacy Societies and Honor Roll; and more. 

Previous Editions:

Horizons Summer 2023

What’s inside: Education and Health Care Rooted in Faith, Compassion, and Mercy: Sr. Kathleen Horgan, RSM, reflects on spreading Mercy in Sacramento; Supporting Cancer Patients In Our Community; Join Stan Atkinson; Exceptional Physicians Honored; Dr. Cooper Scholarship Awards Announced; Safety and Comfort for the Guests of Sister Nora’s Place; New Gastroenterology Care Suite at Mercy Hospital of Folsom; and more.

Horizons Summer 2022

In this issue: In her new book, Sister Katherine Doyle, RSM, shares the incredible and inspirational historical account of the Sisters of Mercy in Sacramento; Securing the Dream for Cristo Rey High School Sacramento; New Home for the Heart and Vascular Institute at Mercy General Hospital; Mercy Ministries Grant Awards; Dr. Gregory Cooper Legacy Scholarship Awards Announced; and more.

Horizons Winter 2021

In this issue: Bringing the Spirit of Mercy to Our Community; A Story Shared with Us from the Medical Safe Haven; How You Can Help Join the Fight Against Human Trafficking; Providing Support for Sacramento’s Homeless; You Helped Someone in Need Receiving Cancer Treatment; Your Free Will-Planning Tool; Annual lists for McAuley & Legacy Societies and Honor Roll; and more.

Horizons Summer 2021

In this issue: Honoring the Past While Helping Future Generations; Sister Nora Mary Curtin, RSM, Retires from Mercy San Juan Medical Center; Upcoming Event: Concert for Humankindness; Honoring Our Orange Ribbon Heroes; Your Partnership During the Pandemic; Your Generosity is Changing Lives; and more.

Horizons Winter 2020

In this issue: Called to Tell Our Story, Sister Katherine Doyle, RSM; Finding My Cause; You are Their Angel in Times of Need; Annual lists for McAuley & Legacy Societies and Honor Roll; and more. 

Horizons Winter 2019

In this issue: A Call to Service Sister Clare Marie Dalton, RSM; New Operating Room Simulator; 2019 Mercy Ministries Grant Awards; McAuley & Legacy Society Members are Celebrated.

Horizons Fall 2019

In this issue: Compassion Toward Those in Mental Health Crisis; Mercy Pedalers Celebrates Two Years of Bringing Mercy to the Streets; Loyal Donor Leaves Gift for the Future; A Mission of Compassion-Sister Cornelius O’Connor; McAuley and Legacy Societies Roster; 2018-19 Honor Roll.

Horizons Spring 2019

In this issue: Sister Sheila Browne, RSM, on meeting today’s needs; Dr. Ram Lalchandani - 2019 Physician Philanthropy Champion; Bill and Cindy Krause on Why They Support the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit; The Fight Against Human Trafficking Initiative; New Courtyard at Mercy McMahon Terrace.

Horizons Winter 2018

In this issue: Cristo Rey Student Athletes Stand Victorious on Their Field of Dreams, Your Gifts At Work, A Local Company Shares its Blessings, Your Generosity at Work, and more.

Horizons Fall 2018

In this issue: A Calling Answered with a Life of Service; Health Care with Heart: Patients who are Grateful for our Healing Ministry; Mercy Foundation thanks its 2017-18 honor roll of donors and recognizes members of the McAuley and Legacy Societies.

Horizons Summer 2018

In this issue: With Gratitude and Good Humor; A Champion for Education, Sister Eileen Enright, RSM Retires from Cristo Rey High School; Love Ties it All Together; Your Generosity at Work.

Horizons Winter 2017

In this issue: Reclaiming Childhood through Play; A Legacy of Love: The Opening of June’s Place; Mercy Pedalers-Connecting Face-to-Face and Heart-to-Heart with Sacramento’s Homeless; An Employee’s Gifts Honor His Sister’s Memory; The Legacy of Elio and May Marsalla: A Lifetime of Loyalty to Their Community.

Horizons Fall 2017

In this issue: The Fight Against Human Trafficking; Eleven-Year-Old Brothers Provide Powerful Reminder of Why We Give; Mather Veterans Village: Together, Serving Those Who Served; Sister Nora Mary Curtin, RSM: A Simple Decision, a Lifetime of Service; Mercy Foundation thanks its 2016-17 honor roll of donors and recognizes members of the McAuley and Legacy Societies.

Horizons Fall 2016

In this issue: Telemedicine “Robot” Provides Reassurance and Comfort to Retired Sisters of Mercy; 2016 Distinguished Service Awards; Sister Eileen Enright, RSM; New Friendship Park Underway at Loaves & Fishes; Philanthropy in Action; McAuley & Legacy Societies roster; and more. 

Horizons Spring 2016

In this issue: Bringing to Life the Holy Year of Mercy; Planning for the Future—The Power of Creating a Legacy; The Power of Legacy-Touching Lives for Generations to Come; 2015 Mercy Ministries Grant Awards; and more.

Horizons Fall 2015 

In this issue: MS Achievement Center: Astonishing Growth, Remarkable Impact; A Gift for Spiritual Direction: Sister Michelle Gorman, RSM; Physician Champion: Dr. John Schafer; Community Effort Creates New Cristo Rey; McAuley and Legacy Societies Roster; 2014-15 Honor Roll and more.

Horizons Summer 2015

In this issue: Grateful Patient Tom Uhrhammer: A Second Chance at Life; Sister Maura Power, RSM: Educator and Health Care Pioneer; Mercy Foundation and caregivers from Methodist Hospital help a family in need; A Lifesaving Gift Connects Two Families; Celebrating 90 Years of Service with Mercy General Hospital; Faith and Aime Fund; Angelo K. Tsakopoulos Family Donates Nearly 33 Acres; Philanthropy in Action:  Donors Provide Much Needed Support to Cancer Patients; A New Truck for Sacramento Loaves & Fishes and more.

Horizons Summer 2014

In this issue: Celebrating 60 years - Mercy Foundation: 1954 until the end of need; Sister Bridget McCarthy: Lighting the way; Touched by the kindness of caregivers: A grateful family gives back to Mercy San Juan NICU; Addressing a growing need among seniors; Mercy Foundation Annual Meeting; Blessing for Sisters of Mercy Hermitage; Longtime employee supports mission of service at Mercy General Hospital; 25 years of serving the tiniest patients; Mercy Cancer Center Children's Art Therapy Program and more. 

Horizons Spring 2014

In this issue: Philanthropic support was vital to new Alex G. Spanos Heart & Vascular Center; Sister Kathleen Horgan’s lasting impact; Donations in action: Mercy MS Achievement Center opens; Mercy Foundation donors help meet community needs; Employees Lend a Hand: Enhancing the healing environment through music; The Read family makes an intergenerational commitment and Family-advised fund honors parents’ wishes and more. 

Horizons Fall 2013 

In this issue: Cristo Rey High School: Helping Sacramento students dream big; Vision for Cristo Rey fueled by passionate president, Sister Eileen Enright, RSM; Providing a brighter future thanks to a common past, Dr. Dennis and Nancy Marks are proud to support Cristo Rey High School; Dr. Hwang's healing philosophy includes charitable giving to the new Outdoor Rehab area; Alex G. Spanos Heart & Vascular Center update; Folsom community comes together to make helipad happen; Mercy Foundation thanks its 2012-13 honor roll of donors and recognizes The McAuley Society and The Mercy Legacy Society members.

Horizons Spring/Summer 2013 

In this issue: A gift of gratitude – Mercy MS Center changes lives with specialized team care; Living their passions with gratitude through the circle of life - Jan and Harry Campbell hope their commitment will inspire families who have been touched by Mercy Hospice; Called to share joy: Sister Mary Katherine Doyle joined the Sisters of Mercy in September 1962; When giving is simple - Inspired by the works of the Sisters of Mercy, Carmen Kaufhardt makes participation in the Employees Lend a Hand campaign an annual tradition; A lifelong supporter of the Sisters of Mercy and their mission.