In the News 

St. Mary Medical Center Announces Appointment of New Foundation President, LaRae Mardesic Bechmann

Dignity Health – St. Mary Medical Center is pleased to announce the appointment of LaRae Mardesic Bechmann to serve as the President of the St. MaryFoundation. Read More>

St. Mary Foundation Receives Philly Award

Dignity Health Foundations recently came together for their annual summit, and St. Mary Foundation was named the Foundation of the Year. Read More >

Earth Day Tree Planting at Dignity Health — St. Mary Medical Center.


Major Bequest to St. Mary Medical Center Foundation 

St. Mary Medical Center Long Beach received a planned giving distribution of $1.2 Million from the Estate of Helen Bazzeni, a long-time friend and benefactor of the medical center. Read More >

Millennials: The Next Generation Of Giving.

Drew Gagner, SMMC Foundation President  Read this interesting article from the Long Beach Business Journal about the millennia. Read More >

Dignity Health - St. Mary Medical Center in Long Beach Earns 7th 'A' Grade for Patient Safety 

Dignity Health - St. Mary Medical Center has earned its seventh consecutive “A” grade in patient safety from The Leapfrog Group, a national independent nonprofit health industry watchdog, St. Mary recently announced. Read More > 

The Heart of Giving St Mary Medical Center Foundation.  

Local cable TV show highlights nonprofits in the Long Beach area.  View Segment Here >