Menorah Heritage Foundation is more than a funder, we incubate projects with our donor families & our community.

Below are our current projects:

Aks Family Fund

Dr. Daniel Aks and his wife Dori were tragically killed in an automobile accident in 1986. Their children Howard Aks M.D., Cynthia Aks D.O., and Robert Aks established the Dr. Daniel and Doris Aks Memorial Fund designated to support Menorah Medical Center, especially the gynecological laser program, education and research. The following year the children […]

$500 Donated

Johl Family Kidney & Cancer Research

In October, 1964 the Gus and Mike Johl Fund for Clinical Research was created from multiple donations in memory of Gustav Johl. Gustav and Mike Johl were twin brothers who were born in Germany and moved to the United States in 1939. Mike settled in Philadephia and Gus moved to Kansas City. Gus was the […]

$1923 Donated

Auerbach Hirsch Fund

The “Henry A. Auerbach Memorial Fund” was established in 1949 by Mrs. Henry Auerbach and her daughter, Mrs. Ruth Auerbach Hirsch in memory of Henry Auerbach, their husband and father. Henry Auerbach was one of the hospital’s founders and the second president of the board of directors serving from 1929-1936. Henry worked tirelessly to build […]

Strauss Family Fund

In memory of his wife Anna Strauss, Harry Strauss established the Harry B. Strauss and Anna C. Strauss Menorah Advancement Fund in 1976. The purpose of the Fund was to to sustain and supplement the research, scientific and educational activities of the hospital. Harry Strauss was an active board member of the Menorah Medical Center […]

Dr. Sherri L. Brown Fund

Dr. Sherri Lynn Brown (1954-2005) was a beloved daughter, sister, wife and mother, and a well-respected scientific researcher and medical oncologist, whose life ended in February, 2005, from complications of multiple sclerosis. Her death left a void in the hearts of those who knew her and loved her. Sherri’s dedication to advancing medical breakthroughs and […]

$604 Donated
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