Mosaic Healing Garden

The site of the new Healing Garden currently under construction at Mosaic Medical Center – Maryville is shown Thursday. The St. Francis Hospital Foundation is offering opportunities to honor or memorialize loved ones. This funding will help finalize the project and support the second phase of the foundation's Cancer Care Campaign, focusing on additional patient support.

MARYVILLE, Mo. — The St. Francis Hospital Foundation has announced several commemorative opportunities available in the new Healing Garden currently under construction at Mosaic Medical Center – Maryville.

The garden, new drive, drop off and parking areas are set to be completed near the end of October. The foundation's Cancer Care Committee has created opportunities to honor or memorialize loved ones through bronze butterflies, engraved pavers, rose or hydrangea bushes, ornamental trees and benches.

“We hope this garden nourishes the soul of all who enter it, whether it be patients, families or caregivers and truly provides a place of comfort, peace and reflection,” said Teri Harr, committee member.

According to a foundation news release, purchasing a commemorative items will help finalize the project and begin the second phase of the Cancer Care Campaign which focuses on additional patient support through transportation, meals and prescription medical equipment assistance.

“Our Cancer Care Committee wanted to ensure that everyone had an opportunity to be a part of this beautiful Healing Garden without cost being a barrier,” said Megan Jennings, development director for St. Francis Hospital Foundation. “We created a variety of opportunities to pay tribute to someone special in your life.”

For more information, contact Jennings at megan.jennings@mymlc.com or 660-562-7933.

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