Allina donates $40,000 to Coon Rapids toward new playground equipment

[ABC Newspapers, April 07, 2023] Allina Health (Mercy Hospital) made a $40,000 donation to the city of Coon Rapids to help pay for new playground equipment at Mercy Park, located directly behind the hospital grounds.

The Coon Rapids City Council March 21 accepted the contribution following a presentation by two representatives from Allina Health’s Courage Kenny Kids that has a clinic in the Mercy Health Care Center adjacent to the hospital.

The donation for the playground equipment is the result of a partnership between the clinic and city which began a about a year ago and has involved four to five meetings, said Gregg Engle, city parks supervisor. It will replace the existing playground, which was installed in 1998 and is in need of an upgrade.

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Posted on April 07, 2023 in Mercy Hospital

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