Annual Donor Recognition

(formerly Annual Recognition Luncheon)
Monday, Aug. 17
11 a.m.

Celebrating the spirit of Saint Luke’s

Join Saint Luke's Foundation online on Monday, Aug. 17 at 11 a.m. for our Annual Donor Recognition event. This special event will recognize members of the Foundation’s Heritage and Honor societies and celebrate John H. Helzberg, MD, the 2020 Foundation Fellow.

While the event will look a little different, the mission remains the same: celebrating a longstanding tradition of philanthropy and recognizing the generosity of our donors.

Guests will receive an email invitation with link and access instructions prior to the event.



Saint Luke’s Foundation Fellow 2020

This year's Annual Recognition event will celebrate John H. Helzberg, MD.

Dr. Helzberg is a gastroenterologist at Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City and has been with Saint Luke’s for more than 30 years. He was selected as a fellow because of his loyal giving and fundraising, exemplary patient care, support of clinical research, and commitment to teaching the next generation of Saint Luke’s physicians.

Read more about John H. Helzberg (PDF).

Recap the event

If you missed the event live, you can still watch the video.



New Honor and Heritage Society Members

In addition to honoring Dr. John H. Helzberg, Saint Luke’s Foundation wishes to extend a warm welcome to the newest Honor and Heritage Society members and the health system’s Corporate Champions.

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Honor Society

The Honor Society recognizes donors whose cumulative gifts to Saint Luke’s Health System programs totaled $25,000 or more in 2019.

  • Adam Aron
  • Sam Devinki
  • Laurie Hamilton
  • Tom & Lora Kokjer
  • Peter & Annette Sherrow
  • William Stannard
Heritage Society

The Heritage Society recognizes donors who invest in the future of health care by including Saint Luke’s Health System programs in their wills or estate plans in 2019.

  • W. Matthew and Priscilla McInnes
  • Mitch Rodeberg
  • James & Lisa Stevens
  • Jacqueline Stokes
Corporate Champions

The Corporate Champions are local and national businesses whose annual gifts to Saint Luke’s programs total $10,000 or more in 2019.

  • Abbott
  • AMC Theatres
  • Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Boston Scientific Corporation
  • Commerce Bank of Kansas City
  • Devinki Real Estate, LLC
  • Edwards Lifesciences, LLC
  • Epic Systems Corporation
  • GreatLIFE Kansas City, LLC
  • JE Dunn Construction Company
  • KLS Martin, L.P.
  • Lockton Companies
  • McCownGordon Construction
  • McInnes Group, Inc.
  • Medtronic
  • Staley Farms Golf Club
  • Thompson Place, LLC
  • Turner Construction Company