Community Partnerships

Sanford Health is proud to partner with organizations that share our passion for improving heart health. Together, we educate, raise research funding and promote heart-healthy, active lifestyles. We envision a future where friends and family live free of heart disease and stroke. That future starts today.

We invite you to learn more about our partnerships and join us!

Together, we make a difference. One heart – one healthier choice – at a time.

American Heart Association
Go Red, Heart Walk, Mission Lifeline/STEMI

Sanford Health and the American Heart Association work together to build healthier lives, free from cardiovascular disease and stroke. Sanford takes part in AHA's Go Red, Heart Walk, Mission Lifeline -STEMI and many other causes to encourage habits that prevent heart disease and provide faster, more effective response rates to heart attacks.

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Take Heart South Dakota

Sanford Heart and Sanford Heart Hospital in Sioux Falls are premier partners of Take Heart South Dakota™ – part of the nationwide Take Heart America™ initiative. Our goal is to save more victims of sudden cardiac arrest by teaching more people how to respond with CPR and effective resuscitation therapies, including automatic external defibrillators.

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Better Choices, Better Health®

Better Choices, Better Health® is a free workshop sponsored by Sanford Health that helps people cope with any ongoing health condition – including heart problems. Participants find support and learn useful ways to deal with pain, fatigue and stress as well as better nutrition and exercise choices to manage their health and improve their well-being. To learn to take small steps towards positive changes, people can participate in face-to-face workshops or online.

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