Wright Memorial Hospital Foundation Virtual Charity Auction a Success

May 26, 2022

Trenton, Mo. — Wright Memorial Hospital Foundation’s second annual virtual charity auction ended on Monday, May 16. The event raised nearly $3,500. There were 88 bidders, 49 different winning bidders, and a total of 108 items in the auction.

“We’re so grateful to the community and hospital employees for their support, both in terms of donations for the event, and also for bidding on items,” said David Bain, Foundation Development Officer, Wright Memorial Hospital Foundation. “Those proceeds will support the hospital’s Oncology Nurse Navigator Program, which offers free services to local oncology patients, and the Foundation’s general fund, which supports Wright Memorial Hospital in a variety of ways.”

The auction was hosted in partnership by local award-winning auctioneer Michael Witten, and MW Auctions.

The mission of the Wright Memorial Hospital Foundation is to promote, advance, encourage, assist, and support the growth, development, and operation of Wright Memorial Hospital.

For more information about WMH Foundation’s initiatives, or to discuss other opportunities to support the Foundation, contact David Bain, at 660-358-5706, or dbain@saintlukeskc.org.

Wright Memorial Hospital is a member of Saint Luke’s Health System, which consists of 16 area hospitals and several primary and specialty care practices, and provides a range of inpatient, outpatient, and home care services. Founded as a faith-based, not-for-profit organization, our mission includes a commitment to the highest levels of excellence in health care and the advancement of medical research and education. The health system is an aligned organization in which the physicians and hospitals assume responsibility for enhancing the physical, mental, and spiritual health of people in the metropolitan Kansas City area and the surrounding region.