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Hearts of Gold

LMH Endowment Association Hearts of Gold Ball

What the Hearts of Gold Ball has benefited in the past:

The Hearts of Gold Ball has raised more than $1 million since 1999. Here is what the money has benefited:

  • The 2001 Hearts of Gold Ball had over 600 people attend, and raised nearly $120,000, which was used to develop cancer services at LMH.
  • In 2003, 1200 people attended and nearly $445,000 was raised to benefit the Bob Billings Observation Unit.
  • In 2006, the Hearts of Gold Ball entertained over 630 people and raised over $100,000, which was used to expand the Emergency Department.
  • The 2008 ball entertained over 600 people and raised over $105,000 to buy specialized equipment for the Special Care Nursery. 
  • In 2010, more than 550 guests attended the ball, and raised more than $175,000, which went towards specialized equipment for the Cardiovascular Services at LMH.
  • The 2012 Hearts of Gold Ball entertained more than 600 guests and raised over $350,000 in order to renovate the Second Floor Medical Unit.
  • In 2014, the Hearts of Gold Ball was held in the former pressroom at the Lawrence Journal-World and raised funds for the LMH Fourth Floor renovation project. The event raised a half-million dollars toward a $4.2 million project that includes a complete overhaul of the acute rehabilitation and transitional care units.

Thank you!

Thank you to everyone who supported the 2014 Hearts of Gold Ball. We still need your help with the $4 million renovation project for the Lawrence Memorial Hospital 4th Floor inpatient rehabilitation unit. If you can donate, please visit our donation center. Once there, fill out the form and please indicate that you are making a GENERAL DONATION, and designate your gift for SKILLED NURSING.

Sponsor Hearts of Gold

The generosity of corporate sponsors is one reason for the Hearts of Gold Ball success. To learn more about sponsorship opportunities for the 2016 Hearts of Gold Ball, contact Tiffany Hall, Annual Giving Manager at LMH Endowment Association.


Volunteers are needed to assist with decorating, greeting guests, escorting corporate sponsors, helping with the silent and live auctions, and a variety of other activities. To learn more about volunteer opportunities, contact Tiffany Hall, Annual Giving Manager at LMH Endowment Association.