Foundation in Bemidji

The Sanford Health Foundation supports Sanford Health in Bemidji, Minnesota — the largest health care provider in the region, delivering exceptional care for thousands of people.

The Sanford Health mission is supported by our family of committed donors. Donors drive continued progress and innovation and help meet our community’s growing and changing needs.

Impacting Lives

The impact of giving is transforming and saving lives in northern Minnesota. Major projects support the everyday work of health and healing.

Bemidji’s first cardiology program and expanding cancer center reflect our commitment to improving the human condition through exceptional care, innovation, and discovery.


Latest Stories

Your philanthropy touches the lives of patients and families across the region in real and meaningful ways.

Finding the beauty of hope

 Rochelle Friesen stood in front of her bathroom mirror with dog clippers in her hand. A few days earlier...

Retired beautician, cancer survivor gives back

Michelle Sand wasn't ready to lose her hair. As a retired beautician, she couldn't imagine walking around her community with...

Sanford Hospice makes great end-of-life care possible

Joan Hirt always looked out for everyone else. She made sure her four children and many grandkids and great-grandkids had...

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