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2014 Foundation Funding Focus 

A GIFT FROM THE HEART – St. Mary’s Care Center
$150,000 Matching Gift Challenge


Ruth Vetter (shown right) is a woman of few words, simple joys and generous heart. She understands the importance of engaging the body, mind and spirit of Care Center residents. And, to ensure residents can continue to enjoy the activities that are so important to their well-being, Ruth was inspired to establish an endowment fund with a $150,000 gift to support resident activities at St. Mary’s Care Center.  But Ruth’s inspiration does not end there! Ruth has challenged St. Mary’s Foundation to match her gift by her 90th birthday.

We have accepted Ruth’s challenge and have established the St. Mary’s Care Center Resident Activities Endowment fund. Our goal is to match her $150,000 gift before the end of 2014 so we can begin to plan a 90th birthday celebration for Ruth in Spring of 2015.

Please call the Foundation office at 608-258-5600 if you would like to pledge your support toward Ruth’s challenge!  You can also give online


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