b'A message fromOver the past year our health care system has been tested. Capably and Phil Teusink, Chair,compassionately treating COVID-19 patients has been important work for Mercy Healthour clinical teams in Springfield and Urbana who have risen to the challenge. Foundation Clark &Our communities are blessed to have Mercy Health standing at the ready to Champaign Countiesprovide excellent care when it is needed.Board of Directors And like Mercy Health Springfield and Urbana, the Mercy Health Foundation Clark & Champaign Counties has been assisting our local communities. Supporting initiatives which expand access to health care, helping to bring new technologies to our region to advance services available to our citizens, and partnering with entities to provide assistance to needy patients so that they can continue care and enhance their quality of life are all commitments the Foundation makes to our community each and every day. In 2020 alone, the Foundation reinvested $959,958 back into Clark and Champaign Counties to enhance care and access to services for all. Not many organizations are making that investment each year into the needs of our community.As chair of the Mercy Health Foundation Clark & Champaign Counties Board of Directors, I am proud of the partnerships our Foundation has forged and the impact we are able to have on the needs of our communities health. Yet, the only way we can do that is with the support from people like you. Together our contributions, at all levels, create the ability for the Mercy Health Foundation of Clark & Champaign Counties to provide assistance which advances health care locally. Please join me today in supporting the important mission of the Foundation.Regards, Phil Teusink'