One simple step. One life improved.

Although Gary Rodacker’s family was no stranger to heart disease and he felt perfectly fine, a heart screen saved his life.

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Little Tough Cookie

Katelyn Tennant has been a medical miracle ever since her birth in October 2002. In her 11 years of life, she has spent more time in the hospital than average adults do in an entire lifetime.

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Making an Impact Through Art

Donors to the Unrestricted Fund help provide critical, non-billed services like Sanford Art.

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Denise’s Story: Surviving Cancer

Denise Schrader knows the unsettling and overwhelming fear that patients diagnosed with a life-threatening illness feel. In fact, she's experienced it two times.

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Donors and Bloom The Boutique

Patient inspires donors to provide wigs for cancer patients.

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Donors Help Provide New Training, Save Lives

Adding new techniques to the depth of experience already available at Sanford Bemidji is an important step in advancing cancer care for the region. Donors help make this possible.

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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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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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Sanford Health Foundation

Our donors make a difference!

Each year, thousands of donors share their spirit of giving by supporting the Sanford Health Foundation. Every day these gifts make an impact on patients by helping Sanford Health purchase life-saving equipment, offer advanced training to health care staff, expand research and provide programming and services … and so much more. Every gift—every donor—makes a difference!

Ways to Give

Each year, thousands of donors share their spirit of giving by supporting the Sanford Health Foundation. Every day, these gifts touch lives of patients served across the region by Sanford Health by helping purchase life-saving equipment; expanding research, programming and services; assisting pediatric patients and their families with lodging, meals and mileage expenses related to their health care... and so much more.

Children's Miracle Network

Children's Miracle Network (CMN) is an international non-profit organization dedicated to helping children by raising funds and awareness for children's hospitals throughout North America.

Sanford Children's Hospital affiliation with CMN helps raise money for much needed high tech equipment, child and family support programs, education and research.

News & Events

From Dance Marathons and Radiothons to IHOP National Pancake Day and DQ Miracle Treat Day, there are multiple ways to participate and fundraise for Children's Miracle Network. Fundraising and volunteer opportunities are available year-round for individuals, businesses and organizations. Your support helps Sanford Children's Hospitals provide quality, compassionate care. Learn more about how you can get involved in your community.