Recent Highlights

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

2014 Foundation Fellow Award

For decades, Larry and Marilyn McMullen have been dedicated supporters of Saint Luke's Hospital and Saint Luke's Home Care & Hospice. On May 20, their dedication and support was recognized with the prestigious Foundation Fellow Award. (5/20/14) More »

Bloch Gift

Marion and Henry Bloch devoted millions of dollars and countless hours of their time and energy to Saint Luke’s Hospital over the decades. On Dec. 6, they took that generosity a step further with a $12 million gift to the hospital that will benefit Kansas Citians for generations to come. (12/9/13) More »

Cabot Changes Ownership

Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center (SURHC) and Saint Luke’s Health System (SLHS) are pleased to announce they are in negotiations regarding the future of Cabot Westside Health & Dental Center, located at 2121 Summit Street in Kansas City, Mo. (11/1/13) More »

Hospice Grand Opening

Saint Luke’s Health System’s new free-standing hospice facility, Saint Luke’s Hospice House, will open its doors on Friday, July 19, 2013 with a grand opening ribbon cutting ceremony and plan to begin admitting patients July 24. (7/19/13) More »

Foundation Celebrates 50 Years

Founded in 1882 through charitable "subscriptions," the history of Saint Luke’s Health System has been intertwined with acts of generosity. In 1963, Saint Luke’s Foundation was founded to support Saint Luke’s role as a teaching hospital and a place for
clinical research. (5/13) More »

Saint Luke's Unveils New Neuroscience Institute

On Jan. 9, 2013, approximately 400 Saint Luke's board members, physicians, administrators, and supporters gathered to open the Saint Luke's Neuroscience Institute facility. Based upon the concept of integrated care delivery, it consolidates the Institutes diagnostic, surgical, interventional, intensive care, and other services into one dedicated 88,000 square foot tower. (1/9/13) More »

Saint Luke's and Spelman Foundations Merge

On Jan. 1, 2013, the Spelman Medical Foundation, which has served the Saint Luke's North Hospital campuses, joined with Saint Luke's Foundation. This will bring more expertise and resources to bear on fundraising efforts that benefit Northland patients. (1/1/13) More »


Saint Luke's Hospice House Groundbreaking

In March 2012, Saint Luke’s broke ground on a freestanding Hospice House facility that will provide much-needed services to patients and families and extend the continuum of care offered by Saint Luke's Home Care & Hospice. It is set to open in summer 2013. (3/30/12) More »


Saint Luke's College of Health Sciences Opens

Saint Luke’s College of Health Sciences opened its new state-of-the-art education and simulation center at a private ribbon cutting ceremony on Feb. 17, 2012. The new facility features one of the area’s most advanced simulation centers where a “virtual hospital” experience helps students gain critical clinical education. (2/17/12) More »


New Neuroscience Facility Planned

Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City will soon have a dedicated neuroscience facility to house its renowned stroke and neuroscience programs. Formerly known as Saint Luke’s Brain and Stroke Institute, its new name – Saint Luke’s Neuroscience Institute – reflects the program’s growth and vision to become one of the leading neuroscience centers in the country. (1/20/12) More »