The 2017 Crystal Ball promises to be another exciting
evening of elegance, fine dining, generosity and inspiring support for Mercy
Hospital. Over the past 15 years, the Crystal Ball has helped support the
health and wellness initiatives and programs that directly impact our north
Proceeds from the 2017 Crystal Ball will benefit the Intensive Care Unit / Critical Care Unit on
the Mercy Hospital Coon Rapids Campus. The third floor will be expanded to
include 25 large, private patient rooms. In this new space, the care will be
provided in a comfortable, light filled, spacious facility that matches the
compassionate, high quality care the nurses, physicians and staff provide every
The Crystal Ball is one of the north metro's most well
attended galas. You won't want to miss this special night! For ticket or
sponsorship information, please call the Foundation at 763-236-3966.
The 2016 Crystal Ball continued the great history of supporting the health and wellness initiatives and programs that directly impact our north metro communities. The event raised more than $486,000 to benefit the mental health and addiction services consolidation at Unity Hospital. More than 550 attendees and 30 amazing volunteers helped make this evening successful and memorable.
The 2015 Crystal Ball was a magical evening filled with heartfelt connection to Mercy and Unity hospital's mission, celebration and generosity. The gala raised more than $342,000, which included $60,000 for Fund-A-Need. The proceeds supported The Mother Baby Center at Mercy with Children's, as well as comprehensive care and facility enhancements at both Mercy and Unity hospitals. The Fund-A-Need donations supported oncology patient emergency funds.
Proceeds from the 2014 Crystal Ball supported comprehensive programs and services as well as facility and equipment enhancements at both Mercy and Unity hospitals. The Fund-A-Need donations supported Anoka County being designated as a Heart Safe County in effort to prevent death from sudden cardiac arrest in our communities.
The 2013 Crystal Ball was a smashing success and raised more than $290,000 for the birth centers at Mercy and Unity hospitals. In addition, Fund-a-Need raised $30,000 for community health initiatives including high school health screenings.
The 2012 Crystal Ball on April 21 at the Northland Inn raised more than $288,000. This included more than $43,000 for Fund-a-Need, the cancer patient emergency fund, as well as funds supporting these services: