Foundation Stories

Donors Help Improve Genetic Screenings

Johna Kern has an unbreakable bond with her mother and two sisters. Their relationship grew even stronger after Kern found out she carried a genetic mutation.

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Sanford Fund Makes an Impact in Nursing

The Sanford Fund provides support wherever the need is greatest, including education for nurses on scope and standards of practice.

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Care Close to Home Helped Patient Battle Two Cancers

Once Sharon Carlson returned home to receive treatment at Sanford Bemidji Cancer Center, she found the strength to defy all expectations of survival.

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Meet the 2014 61for61 Honorary Chairs

Peggy Ullrich and Becky Kaiser agreed to be the 61for61 Honorary Chairs to raise funds for the Roger Maris Cancer Center and represent others whose lives have been touched there.

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Making an Impact in Breast Cancer Care

Katy Metson’s journey started when she discovered a lump in her breast. It was unexpected because she was only 40 years old and had no family history of the disease.

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Partnership Will Bring Fitness, Growth

Together, in a partnership with Sanford Health and the Bismarck-Mandan YMCA, a new Family Wellness Center is coming to the Bismarck and Mandan communities.

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Teamwork Saves Teen’s Life

Behind every story like Spencer Brandsrud, there is a compassionate team working together to make every second count. Generous donors help ensure the medical team doesn’t miss a beat.

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Donors Help Save His Life

Most of his life has been spent running that business – Northbrook Drug, but life took a twist in January 2013.

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Generous Donors Provide Life-Saving Technology

Sanford Medical Center Partners NICU has two Olympic Cool-Cap systems, made possible by gifts to Children’s Miracle Network funds. This technology can reduce the chance of brain injury in infants.

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Phoebe’s Heart Story

The Sanford Health Foundation began the Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery program so pediatric heart patients can be cared for right here at Sanford Children’s. This program can help patients like Phoebe.

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