$25,000 Donation Boosts WMMC Foundation’s Day of Giving Support

Warrensburg, MO – The Western Missouri Medical Center (WMMC) Foundation is thrilled to announce a significant milestone in its Day of Giving campaign, thanks to a generous donation of $25,000 from the WMMC Auxiliary. This contribution marks a momentous step forward in advancing stroke, cancer, and cardiac care in the local community.

Margo Smith, President of the WMMC Auxiliary Board, expressed her gratitude, stating, “On behalf of the WMMC Auxiliary, we are happy to donate $25,000 to the WMMC Foundation’s Capital Campaign to enable our Medical Center to house a stationary PET/CT scanner to advance stroke, cancer, and cardiac care in our community. Thank you to all our Auxiliary Members and those who help support our gift shop and annual fundraisers to make this donation possible. We are grateful to the WMMC Foundation for their efforts to enable WMMC to serve our community with modern facilities and advanced technology right here at home.”

In response to the generous donation, Jan Glover, President of the WMMC Foundation Board, conveyed heartfelt thanks, saying, “We are so moved by this unexpected and extremely generous donation from such a respected and integral aspect of the WMMC experience – our hospital Auxiliary. We are excited about our partnership and look forward to the future.”

The WMMC Foundation’s Day of Giving campaign aims to enhance healthcare accessibility and quality in the region by acquiring a stationary PET/CT Scanner. This cutting-edge equipment will significantly elevate the standard of care provided by WMMC, allowing for more precise diagnosis and treatment of various medical conditions, particularly in stroke, cancer, and cardiac care.

The WMMC Auxiliary’s donation of $25,000 adds substantial momentum to the Day of Giving initiative, bringing the hospital closer to its goal of acquiring the PET/Scanner. The Auxiliary’s commitment to the health and well-being of the community exemplifies the spirit of collaboration and generosity that defines the WMMC family.

For more information on how to support the WMMC Foundation’s campaign, please visit wmmc.com/raisingthebar.


About the Western Missouri Medical Center Foundation
The Western Missouri Medical Center (WMMC) Foundation is a 501(c)(3) and 509(a)(3), not-for-profit organization. Established in 1987, its sole purpose is to support and enhance WMMC’s mission. The Foundation accomplishes this by securing private gifts and financial support from individuals and area businesses. These philanthropic gifts are used to enhance existing facilities, products and services offered by WMMC. They are also used to expedite the construction of new facilities, speed the delivery of new products, bring on the latest technology and expand the medical center’s services in order to continue to meet the growing health needs of the citizens of Johnson County and West Central Missouri.

About Western Missouri Medical Center
Western Missouri Medical Center (WMMC) is a fully accredited acute care county medical center located in Warrensburg, MO. WMMC prides itself in emergency care, obstetrics, orthopedic and general surgery, family healthcare, internal medicine, outpatient clinics, ambulatory care, rehabilitation services and more. Inpatient services include medical, surgical, intensive, obstetrical, orthopedic, pediatric and skilled nursing care, as well as a wide range of therapeutic and diagnostic outpatient services. This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.