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    McLaren Greater Lansing Foundation raises over $90,000 during The Campaign for Care Day of Giving  We have a lot to be thankful for. While gratitude, in general, is very common this time of year, here at McLaren Greater Lansing Foundation we were blown away by the generosity of this community during our very first Day of Giving.   While we knew canceling the Annual Gala for the safety of everyone was the right call, the need for philanthropic dollars did not disappear. In fact, it is growing d...

  • In these extraordinary times, we are accepting donations of protective eyewear, face masks (including handmade), and gloves. To arrange a drop-off, please contact the McLaren Greater Lansing Foundation between 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday at (517) 975-7100. Here is a list of New/Unused Items still needed for our caregivers · Disposable face masks · N95 masks, sometimes called respirators · Eye protection including face shields and safety goggles · Disposable gowns · Disposable gloves · Wipes: bleach or a...

  • One non-profit was founded in 1981. The other started two years later. The first one supplies food to needy residents in seven mid-Michigan counties and the second provides emergency housing and support services for local families. Children benefit from both charities and that was a big reason why employees of the Laboratory department at McLaren Greater Lansing chose the Greater Lansing Food Bank and Haven House as their designated beneficiaries during the 9 th annual Simple Gift Holiday Tree Program. ...

  • Doctor performing surgery with a team

    A hospital may be new, high tech, and efficient, but it will fail in its responsibility to the community if it is not staffed by the best and brightest we can find. Joanne “Jo” Fredericks of Mason wrote those words of wisdom in an email to the McLaren Greater Lansing Foundation earlier this year and they give some insight into why she and her husband Ed have named the Foundation as the beneficiary of a $500,000 life insurance policy. Jo had a variety of jobs during a 25-year career at McLaren Greater La...

  • Doctor performing surgery with a team

    Unlike some of her peers, Lisa Campbell did not feel called to the nursing profession. Yet the registered nurse at McLaren Greater Lansing feels she is doing what she was meant to do. “I went into nursing because there was a big shortage of nurses,” she said of her entry into the health care field. “I had no idea it would be such a good fit for me. But I fell into the perfect career.” Campbell, who has worked at McLaren Greater Lansing since 1997, was presented with the third annual Janet. M. Wendorf Ou...

  • Doctor performing surgery with a team

    As parents of three young boys, Edwar and Lana Zeineh are grateful when they can find time – and a babysitter – to spend a night out on the town So when the McLaren Greater Lansing Foundation approached them about serving as co-chairs of this year’s Annual Gala, which will be held Saturday at Crowne Plaza Lansing West, they jumped at the opportunity. “This was a fun fit for us” said Edwar, owner of Zeineh Law in Lansing and a member of the Foundation’s board of trustees. “The atmosphere at the Annual Ga...

  • Doctor performing surgery with a team

    Good music, tasty food, delicious desserts, micro-brewed beer, and fun games will be on tap Friday night when the inaugural McLaren Loves Lansing event is held at the Lansing Brewing Company. The festivities will start at 7 p.m., when Grant Hendrickson will be the first of five musical acts to perform during the event whose proceeds will support the Sacred Space project of the $450 million McLaren medical facility being built on land purchased from the Michigan State University Foundation in its Univers...

  • Doctor performing surgery with a team

    The year was 1976 and Calvin Jones had it all planned out. The Lansing native was fresh off a two-year tour of duty with the United States Marine Corps and had just started a job with the Lansing Board of Water & Light as a construction services laborer. He figured he would work hard for the next two to three years while moving up the company ladder and then get a job with the State of Michigan. So why is Jones still a BWL employee more than four decades later? The answer, as he explains it, is thre...

  • Doctor performing surgery with a team

    Chip and Katie. Katie and Chip. Ask Kristine Kuhnert about her good friends from Haslett and the director of Ele’s Place – Capital Region will tell you that when she describes the attributes of Dr. Charles “Chip” Taunt, she could just as easily be talking about his wife, Katie. “They are fabulous people,” Kuhnert said. “I think the best phrase for Katie and Chip is ‘To whom much is given, much is expected.’ Whether it’s professionally, or personally with their children, or with our community, they rise ...

  • Residents work hard. They work long hours, and they deserve a relaxing day outside the hospital when they can mingle with their colleagues and supervisors. Those are a few reasons why Dr. Harold Roth has gladly organized the annual Resident Golf Outing since 1993. Dr. Roth, who has been affiliated since 1981 with what is now McLaren Greater Lansing, enjoyed taking part in an annual golf event put on by Lansing General Hospital from 1980-92. But when he learned there were no plans to hold it in 1993, his...