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About Us

The Mercy Hospital Foundation was formed in 1978 to solicit, receive and administer philanthropic support for the benefit of Mercy Hospital. If you believe, as we believe, that your healthcare provider should be inspired by faith and committed to excellence, then join us in our mission.

Mission

To raise funds and steward existing resources, to support the patient care, projects and programs of Mercy Hospital of Buffalo.

Our Purpose

To raise new funds and steward existing resources which support, improve, and promote the care and service provided by Mercy Hospital of Buffalo.


Board of Directors

Richard A. Serra, Chair, Allpro Parking
Sharon Prise Azurin, Vice Chair, Phillips Lytle, LLP
James Tilley, Treasurer, Community Volunteer
Laura Bickert, Secretary, Bank of America, Merrill Lynch

Daniel Joyce, Former Chair, Fiegel, Carr & Joyce
Eddie Bratko, President, Mercy Hospital of Buffalo
Neil Farrell, Farrell Financial, LLC
Martin Griffith, Bank on Buffalo
Vincent O. Hanley, Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC
Rurik C. Johnson, MD, Surgical Associates of WNY
John Shaflucas, Shaflucas Architects
Jeffrey P. Steinig, MD, Mercy Hospital of Buffalo
Mark A. Sullivan, President & CEO, Catholic Health
Ann L. Swan, Community Volunteer
Mary Szabat, Key Bank
Bryan Wittman, Dry Creek Group
Rosemary Olchawski, Community Volunteer
James Gottstine, Ciminelli Real Estate Corporation
Daniel Ramsey, D’Youville College
Kenneth Eckhert, III, MD, Mercy Hospital of Buffalo
Richard Greenawalt, Auto Collision and Glass
John Russo, Jr., Hamburg Brewing Company
Deanna Messinger, Executive Director, Mercy Hospital Foundation

 

Staff

Deanna Messinger
Executive Director
Mercy Hospital Foundation
dmessinger@chsbuffalo.org
Office: (716) 828-2120

Laura Nutty
Development Specialist
Mercy Hospital Foundation
lnutty@chsbuffalo.org
Office: (716) 828-2066

 

Valerie Pace
Administrative Assistant
Mercy Hospital Foundation
vpace2@chsbuffalo.org
Office: (716) 828-2038