A Message From One of Our Grateful Donors – The Schiermans’

Circle of Friends Members Mark & Wendy Schierman

Circle of Friends Members Mark & Wendy Schierman

We recently sat down with Wendy Schierman, a long-time donor to the Foundation, to learn more about why she and her husband Mark continue to be avid supporters of our efforts. The Schiermans’ are not only active in our Circle of Friends Donor Club, but in addition Wendy, and her business Genesis Salon & EnsoSpa, are an event sponsor for our upcoming Share N’ Care Dinner. Hospice is an area she holds near and dear to her heart. [Read more…]

E-Star Committee Members & Donors – Anna Harvala & Amy McKay

E-Star Committee Members Amy McKay Anna Harvala

E-Star Committee Members Amy McKay Anna Harvala

A man of humanity is one who…desiring attainment for himself, helps others to attain.
– Confucius

It was with that thought in mind, and the realization we had a powerful and important group of donors right here at home, that the Hutchinson Health Foundation launched our E-Star Campaign and Giving Program in 2004.

With the E-Star Campaign, employees of companies and organizations are invited to contribute to the Hutchinson Health Foundation through automatic payroll deduction. We encourage employers to get involved by committing to match the donations of their employees.

Donations are directed to the Foundation’s general fund which supports the areas of greatest need in Hutchinson Health. [Read more…]

Patrons of Promise Members – The Thiemanns

Jillian and Brandon Thiemann

Patrons of Promise Members Jillian and Brandon Thiemann

In a continued effort to open doors that invite additional members of our community to promote excellence through philanthropy,  the Foundation developed a new Donor Club this past year called Patrons of Promise. While we can tell you all about the benefits of becoming a Patron of Promise, we thought you’d rather hear what this program does for the community from actual members instead. Below you will find Brandon and Jillian Thiemanns’ story. [Read more…]

The Orthopaedic & Fracture Clinic, P.A.

Hutchinson Health Ortho Team

Hutchinson Health Ortho Team

We recently sat down with Andrew Meyers and Dr. Walker from The Orthopaedic & Fracture Clinic (OFC), to learn more why they have chose to support the Foundation as an Annual Event Sponsor. Andrew Meyers, Chief Executive Officer, shared the following: [Read more…]

The Knudtson Scholarship Fund

Dr. Erin Kndutson, and Dr. Josh Knudtson pictured with scholarship recipient.

Dr. Erin Kndutson, and Dr. Josh Knudtson pictured with scholarship recipient.

A Message From  Our Donors – Dr. Erin Knudtson & Dr. Knudtson

We recently sat down with Doctors Josh Knudtson and Erin Knudtson, to learn more about what inspired them to establish an endowment to fund scholarships for two graduating Hutchinson High School Seniors determined to pursue a health care career. Dr. Erin Knudtson shared the following: [Read more…]

Foundation Donor Dr. Noel Collis

We recently sat down with Dr. Noel Collis, a relatively newer donor to the Foundation, and Internal Medicine Specialist with Hutchinson Health.  When asked about why it was important to him to give his gifts of time and treasure, along with why he chose the Foundation to be a grateful beneficiary, he shared the following: [Read more…]

Circle of Friends Members – The Inglises

Foundation Donor's Mary & Tom Inglis

Foundation Donor’s Mary & Tom Inglis

We recently sat down with Mary Inglis, a longtime donor and advocate of the Foundation to learn more about why she has chosen to support the Foundation with both her treasure and time. Here are a few thoughts from Mary: [Read more…]