Each year, the HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation honors and memorializes loved ones of colleagues and members of the community through sponsorship of Christmas lights on the star that sits atop the hospital.

There are number of ways to donate and honor your loved one. The first is donating online at stmarysdecatur.com/starlighting. Thanks to a partnership with Neuhoff Media, there will be a WSOY radio live remote from the St. Mary’s Hospital Lobby on Thursday, November 15. During the live remote, you receive an additional star with each $50 donation. Special donors designated as Leaders of Light will cover the additional stars purchased throughout the live remote.

“Christmas time can be tough for some of us that have lost those close to us,” said Julie Moore, executive director of philanthropy, advocacy and community relations. “This is a great way to honor your loved ones and keep their memory alive.”

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