About CSM Foundation

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Columbia St. Mary’s Foundation cultivates philanthropic support for our hospitals and community programs. The Foundation plays an important part in Ascension Columbia St. Mary’s and its ministry of healing.  


Our Mission is to provide seamless, compassionate care for individuals and their loved ones by funding advanced treatments and technologies, providing exceptional patient experience, and funding community impact programs.   

Our Values guide our actions:

  • Service of the Poor - Generosity of spirit, especially for the persons most in need

  • Reverence - Respect and compassion for the dignity of diversity of life

  • Integrity - Inspiring trust through personal leadership

  • Wisdom - Integrated excellence and stewardship

  • Creativity - Courageous innovation

  • Dedication - Affirming the hope and joy of our ministry


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Columbia St. Mary's Foundation
Board of Directors

Donald A. Levy, Chairman
Jill Pelisek, Vice Chair
Amy Junker, Secretary
Richard Butler, Treasurer
Lisa A. Froemming, President/CEO

Jonathan Berkoff, M.D.
Michael Brin, D.O.
Margadette Demet
Guillermo Martinez-Torres, M.D.
Daniel F. McKeithan, Jr.
Edwin Montgomery, M.D.
Lynn Nicholas
Holly Ryan
Jay Schauer
Thomas F. Schmid
Rick Shneyder
Robert VanHimbergen 
Thomas Zabjek 






Volunteer Opportunities 

We are a partnership of people – both paid staff and volunteers – who are committed to supporting our patients and our community. 

Ascension Columbia St. Mary’s Volunteer Services is recognized throughout the organization and in the community as a true leader in providing quality volunteer opportunities that meet the needs of volunteers, patients, and visitors. 

Click here to learn more about volunteer opportunities at our clinics and hospitals. 

If you are interested in volunteer opportunities with Columbia St. Mary's Foundation, please call 414-585-4900 or email: csmfoundation@columbia-stmarys.org. 




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