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SSM Health-St. Mary’s presents $25,000 gift for disaster relief

Joshua L. Allee, regional mission leader for SSM Health Mid-Missouri, presents to Bishop W. Shawn McKnight of the Jefferson City diocese a check for $25,000 for Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri’s Disaster Relief Fund.

SSM Health-St. Mary’s Hospitals in Jefferson City and Audrain County recently donated $25,000 to the Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri’s Disaster Relief Fund, citing a renewed emphasis on inter-agency collaboration following a catastrophic tornado and ongoing flooding in the area. 
Bishop W. Shawn McKnight and Sister Kathleen Wegman of the School Sisters of Notre Dame, the diocese’s director of pastoral and charitable services and liaison for Catholic healthcare, accepted the June 19 donation from Mike Baumgartner, president of SSM Health Mid-Missouri; Joshua L. Allee, regional mission leader for SSM Health Mid-Missouri; and Bev Stafford, director of the St. Mary’s Foundation.

-Catholic Missourian

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