Saint Luke's Cushing Foundation

Private gifts to Saint Luke's Cushing Foundation help promote and advance our medical programs and the welfare of the community we serve. Gifts to the foundation can be established in many ways:

  • Memorial gifts
  • Gifts in honor of a caregiver or loved one
  • A trust or will
  • Designate a beneficiary of one's pension plan, retirement account, or life insurance policy

Foundation’s mission

Enrich health care for Saint Luke’s Cushing through the development and investment of community resources, the enhancement of prevention through education, the serving of patient needs, and the encouragement of community awareness.

Community Programs

Mammogram for Every Woman

We’ve committed $30,000 to fund mammograms for 90 uninsured women at $332 each.

Compassionate Care

Financial assistance for transportation, medications, equipment, and other unmet needs


The Saint Luke's Cushing Foundation has joined with the Leavenworth Public Schools Education Foundation, the University of St. Mary's, and the Saint Luke's Athletic Heart Clinic to provide heart screenings for local athletes. 

Enhancing Nursing Excellence

Enhancing Nursing Excellence provides nurses with the tools and education needed to improve the quality of care and health outcomes for patients. It also provides scholarships to assist in nurse recruitment and retention and helps recognize DAISY award winners. 

Stayin’ Alive

The Foundation has hosted more than 300 women in our “prevention through knowledge programs.”

Photos from the 2017 Stayin' Alive event are ready. Contact Tracie Lansing Photography at 913-306-4018 or

Donate Now

The IRS recognizes Saint Luke's Cushing Hospital as a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit, tax-exempt organization. Checks, bequests, and other legal documents should be made payable to:

Saint Luke's Cushing Foundation
P.O. Box 642
Leavenworth, KS 66048

Board Members

  • Carol Ayers
  • Arlen Briggs
  • Marianne Grodberg
  • Shari Hansen
  • Teana Hundley
  • Barbara Kempf
  • ​Jeffrey Klemp
  • Chris Norris
  • Bill Petrie
  • ​Kelly Reilly
  • Laurie Rust
  • Rick Schneider
  • David Schroeder
  • Blaine Weeks, President