Foundation Stories

Sanford becomes Level II Pediatric Trauma Center

Since 2011, the Sanford Medical Center in Fargo has worked to achieve Level II Pediatric Trauma Center verification. In June 2014, those efforts were acknowledged when The American College of Surgeons verified it as the only Level II Pediatric Trauma Center in North Dakota.

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Donors Provide Equipment to Save Girl’s Life

Behind every story like Maria’s, there is a team of dedicated Sanford employees working together to make every second count. Generous donors help ensure we don’t miss a beat.

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Three Guardian Angels

Josh and Abby Lee were touched by the care of three Birth Place nurses. To show their gratitude, they made gifts to Sanford Health honoring each of them as Guardian Angels

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Donors Can Help Provide Cancer Care in One Place

It’s this personalized care that made Sarah Anderson feel special and helped her beat cancer.

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Making a Difference in the Cancer Center

Thanks to the Sanford Bemidji Cancer Center team, Tina Roberts can focus on others without worrying about her own treatment, which will be part of her life for the rest of her life.

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Fighting for Life

Fargo-Moorhead Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Group created an endowment to benefit the Building Tomorrow Today campaign and also raise awareness and ensure ongoing financial support of pancreatic cancer research and genomics research.

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A grateful patient's second chance at life

On a blustery winter night in January 2014, Gene Veeder woke in pain with no feeling in his legs. His family and neighbors were soon gathered around and an ambulance was on its way to Veeder’s ranch, 28 miles from Watford City, N.D.

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Courage in the battle against pancreatic cancer

We’re surrounded by so many blessings in life that sometimes we forget those that are most important…like good health and access to quality care.

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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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Jordyn's Story

Jordyn Olsen would have turned 8 this year. She would have started second grade in the fall with her friends.

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