Recent Highlights

News about Saint Luke's Foundation and Saint Luke's Health System

 

2018 Foundation Fellow Award

Peggy and Michael Borkon, MD will be honored with the Foundation Fellow Award at the upcoming Foundation Annual Recognition Luncheon, scheduled for June 7th.  Since arriving in Kansas City in the mid-1980's, the Borkons have been an intregal part of the fabric that makes Saint Luke's Hospital.  Through Dr. Borkon's pioneering work in field of cardiovascular surgery and through Peggy's commitment to the medical staff and the Women of Saint Luke's, thousands of patients, physicians and their families have benefitted from the generosity of the Borkons.  The Foundation is pleased to honor their contributions. 
 

Bloch Family Foundation Gift

The Saint Luke's Foundation announced a $13 million gift commitment from the Marion and Henry Bloch Family Foundation to support the Saint Luke's Marion Bloch Neuroscience Institute (SLMBNI). The gift demonstrates the Bloch Family Foundation's continued commitment to Saint Luke's world-class neuroscience program and brings the Bloch Family Foundation's ten-year contribution to $25 million.

 
 

Frank Thompson Classic Car Collection

On October 21st, long-time Saint Luke's Hospital supporter Frank Thompson auctioned off nearly 30 classic cars from a collection he has spent a lifetime building.  All proceeds from the auction will benefit a new lung cancer program at Saint Luke's Hospital.