Mercy Connections’ Annual Event

The Power of Connection: Stories of Strength & Resilience 

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2021
11:00am – 12:00pm

Honoring Leslie McCrorey Wells, Catherine McAuley Award recipient

Leslie McCrorey Wells

This year’s Catherine McAueley Award winner


We couldn’t go another year without showcasing the stories Mercy Connections is known for sharing at our Annual May Luncheon. This first-time ever virtual event is in place of our signature luncheon.  

Please join us for a live-streamed program, featuring the strength, progress and resilience of Mercy Connections’ participants. We will also honor this year’s Catherine McAuley Award* winner, Leslie McCrorey Wells 

The work of Mercy Connections has never been more urgent. We need your help to continue to thrive and grow in the post-COVID economy. Your donation is an investment in critical programs and services to help keep our shared community resilient and connected.

One thing is for sure you will still need your box of tissues!  


*Hybrid event = Sponsors of $2,500+ are invited to join us in person at Hula Lakeside. If you are interested in sponsoring this event, please contact Marissa Strayer-Benton.All others will join us online from the comfort of their offices or living rooms! 

**Catherine McAuley, Foundress of the Sisters of Mercy, was a 19th century leader in Ireland who made it her life’s work to promote social justice. She advocated for those who were overlooked and underserved and believed that every individual was worthy of equal opportunity.