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Announcing an Upgrade to Africa Mercy!

Africa Mercy
Africa Mercy Volunteers

We have raised more than $170,000 in support of the new ship and have in reality “paid” for the surgical water system provided to Global Mercy. This would not have been accomplished except through the efforts of our generous vendors, customers, employees and friends of Smith Engineering and Mercy Ships. Well done to all!

Now as we move toward the close of 2022, Smith Engineering remains engaged with Mercy Ships. Our efforts now turn to the design for a water system upgrade to the Africa Mercy, the original of the “big ships” in the Mercy Ships fleet. The Africa Mercy is a converted ferry ship that provides the same lifesaving medical care to parts of the world lacking any significant medical infrastructure. Smith Engineering’s fund-raising efforts will now reset with the Africa Mercy as the target. We hope you will continue to support this worthy cause. As we move into 2023 we are excited to continue the mission to bring hope and healing to those with little access to surgical care.

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Full Steam Ahead

We made a big SPLASH last year and we can do it again. We are going FULL STEAM AHEAD! Smith Engineering is now engaged with Mercy Ships to create a water system retrofit for Africa Mercy. A great reason to continue to raise funds in 2022!

Thank you!

Thank you for joining us at the 5th Annual Smith Engineering Charity Golf Tournament last week. We appreciate your time and support for the charity event and are happy to report we again achieved our goal in fund-raising for Mercy Ships. We hope you enjoyed a beautiful day of golf, food and friendship and look forward to seeing you again next year!

Over $25,000 raised at the 2021 Smith Engineering Golf Tournament

We made a big SPLASH indeed!

A big thank you to our sponsors, golfers, donors and staff.
Smith Engineering is grateful to be associated with such a generous and fun group of people. We thank you for your continued patronage and support.

A BIG THANK YOU to Mercy Ships for providing world-class healthcare to the poor and underprivileged. We were honored to have Mercy Ships, Maritime Recruitment Consultant, Miranda Strawbridge on board our event! Miranda’s fun loving personality and in-depth knowledge of Mercy Ships was a treat for all. And a BIG thank you to our golf tournament co-chairs, Joanie Lubeck and Pam Williams.

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Thank You to our Donors!

Smith Engineering Mercy Ships Fund is the recipient of the generous charitable support from those in our community and businesses that we serve. It is an honor to recognize and thank our distinguished donors.

You as an individual or business are invited to join Smith Engineering’s Mercy Ships Honor Roll, a network of community-minded individuals and businesses whose philanthropic support is key to helping us achieve our goal.

Honor Roll Participants

Pledges and Gifts of $15,000+

  • Smith Engineering 3rd Annual Charity Golf Tournament

Pledges and Gifts of $10,000+

  • Les & June Nielsen
  • Smith Engineering 1st Annual Charity Golf Tournament
  • Smith Engineering 2nd Annual Charity Golf Tournament

Pledges and Gifts of $5,000+

  • Abdo, Eick & Meyers, LLP
  • Global Filter, LLC
  • Werner Electric
  • Smith Engineering Inc

Pledges and Gifts of $1,000+

  • Filter & Water Technologies Inc
  • Messiah United Methodist Church, Plymouth MN
  • First United Methodist Church of the Saint Cloud Region
  • Danaher Corporation (Aquafine)
  • Delano United Methodist Church
  • Algoma Boulevard United Methodist Church
  • Sun Wisneski
  • Richard & Sheryl Graeber
Pledges and Gifts of $500+
  • Indelco Plastics Corp – Steve & Trent Dore
  • Harrington Industrial Plastics
  • David and Kimberly Stromswold
  • Hawkins Inc
  • Bob & Margaret Wickenhauser
  • Xavier Morice – Aquametric S.A.
  • Bob & Sharon Lucas
  • Jake & Nicole Weiers
  • Kodru-Mooney
  • Mike & Linda Fiterman Family Foundation via Liberty Diversified International
  • Mark Grant
  • Heidi Schellhas
  • Robert Lucas
  • Liberty Diverisifed International

Pledges and Gifts of $250+

  • Harm and Charlotte Rand
  • Boyer & Associates
  • Fidelity Bank, Edina MN
  • Boulay PLLP
  • Mettler-Toledo Inc
  • Margaret Vanderhoff
  • Brian & Ann Johnson
  • Matthew & April Taylor
  • April Gardner-Taylor

Pledges and Gifts of $100+

  • Lowell Christiansen
  • Overbo & Associates
  • Gerald and Christine Weiland
  • Jeff Bertsch
  • Gecko Graphics
  • Lisa Hammer
  • David and Barbara Greenberg
  • Tim Backlund – Federated Insurance
  • Garlock Hygienic Technologies LLC dba Rubber Fab Technologies Group
  • Helen & Jesse Parsons
  • Mid-State Seamless Gutters
  • Joe & Brenda Tholen
  • Jeff Ross
  • Elaine Morrow
  • Sani-Tech West/SaniSure
  • Christian Klein
  • Heraeus Medical Componenets
  • Jeff & Kris DuBay
  • Reverend Robert Moorlach
  • Jeff “Bunk” Kammann
  • Frances G. Boyer
  • Burt Koenecke
  • Optimum Filter, Inc
  • Bryan Pollio

Pledges and Gifts of $50+

  • Joanie Lubeck
  • Pamela Williams
  • Hal Devereux
  • Michelle Devereux
  • Tanya Doering
  • Penny and Rick Schroeder
  • Mark and Christine Audette
  • Harry and Darci Landvick
  • Tek Pro Solutions
  • Cliff Dougherty
  • Tim Backlund
  • Jamie Shivery
  • Steve Sander
  • Greg & Terri Booth
  • Christa Schroeder
  • Donna Brown
  • Mary & Larry Richards
  • Wagner Press, Chaska MN
  • Steve Berg
  • New Town Exteriors