Mercy Foundation North inducts three new Emeritus Members
Mercy Foundation North designated Joe Cresto, Terry LaCroix, and Kate Baker as “Emeritus” Board of Trustees Members on October 6, 2010, at the Foundation’s McAuley Society and Legacy Club event. The former long-term Board Members were honored as individuals who demonstrated an extraordinary degree of dedication and service to the mission of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas West Midwest Community. These individuals have shown a great understanding of the purposes and affairs of Mercy Foundation North through their prior involvement on the Board of Trustees.
Terry LaCroix has been involved with Mercy Foundation North over the years and he served on the Board of Trustees from 1990 to 2010. He held the office of Board Vice-Chair. Terry and his wife, Pat, were also active volunteers with Mercy Medical Center Redding for many years. They were extremely involved with the Guild’s annual Christmas Tree Fantasy fundraising event.
Joe Cresto was a Mercy Foundation North Board of Trustees Member from 1995 to 2010. Joe and his wife, Lorraine, are long time Redding residents. Joe was actively involved with Mercy Medical Center Redding’s Advisory Council, as well as the Foundation.
Kate Baker served as a Board of Trustees member from 1999 to 2010. Kate was very involved with the Foundation’s capital campaigns to build new facilities for Golden Umbrella and Shasta Senior Nutrition Programs at the Mercy Oaks Campus as well as the Mercy Redding Mother and Newborn Campaign. She served as chair of the Foundation’s Shasta County Development Council.
Mercy Foundation North is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy and is dedicated to supporting their activities throughout the North State. The Foundation is governed by a 30-member Board of Trustees along with eight Emeritus Members, comprised of community leaders from Shasta, Tehama and Siskiyou counties. Mercy Foundation North serves as the philanthropic arm for Mercy Medical Center Redding, Mercy Medical Center Mt. Shasta, St. Elizabeth Community Hospital, Golden Umbrella, and Shasta Senior Nutrition Programs.
Mercy Foundation North is guided by the mission of the Sisters of Mercy, to care for those in need of physical, spiritual, social, and emotional healing. Mercy Foundation North has the responsibility of developing, managing, and distributing resources that will support the continuation of the works of the Sisters of Mercy in the areas of health care, education, and social services.
For more information contact us at MercyFoundationNorthContactUs@DignityHealth.org or call 530.247.3424.