Contact information: 

1823 College Ave.

Manhattan, KS 66502


Mercy Crystal Gala Postponed to February 2023

Given the fact the Mercy Crystal Gala is a charity event for the hospital and the current nature of in-person events, the 2022 Gala scheduled for February 5, has been postponed until February 2023. Stay tuned for details. 

But our work must continue. 


Right now, your continued support for Mercy Community Health Foundation will enhance vital programs and services for patients and frontline healthcare workers at Ascension Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan as we continue to forge through the pandemic. We have all been challenged by the Coronavirus, but especially our bedside providers who have continued to give unwavering care for patients in ever-changing and increasingly difficult situations. 


Since March 2020, Mercy Community Health Foundation has funded $409,012 for the following: 

  • Pandemic-related Equipment: $311,700

  • Infant and Pediatric Programs: $60,060 

  • Education and Training: $20,330

  • Employee Hardship Assistance: $12,822

  • Patient Prescription Assistance: $4,100


Your support for the foundation's mission will impact the future of healthcare in Manhattan by helping to fund:

  • the expansion of preventative health programs and social services for patients, as well as mental health initiatives for staff

  • equipment upgrades and technology for improved diagnostic capability and quicker treatment

  • continuing education and training for the hospital’s workforce

  • recruitment of highly-skilled and high demand healthcare personnel


Make a difference in the health and wellness of our greater Manhattan community. Invest in the Mercy Community Health Foundation. Please consider making a donation.

Mercy Community Health Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization which supports

Ascension Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan. All proceeds stay local.