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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Making an Impact on Response Time

In just 38 minutes, the team at Sanford Heart Hospital had saved Ryan Radermacher’s life. Read how donors to this program played a part.

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Making an Impact on Research

Scientists at the Sanford Children’s Health Research Center are seeking new treatments for birth defects and childhood diseases, but how quickly those findings progress depends on available funding and resources.

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Donors Help Provide Innovative Technology

Two brothers took a routine diagnostic screening and it was the innovative technology – including the most advanced CT scanner in the world – that saved their lives.

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North Dakota CMN Champion Helps Others with Cancer

Hannah’s journey started with a bump on her arm that wouldn’t go away. Doctors diagnosed her with bone cancer. Today, she is a survivor and the 2014 North Dakota Children’s Miracle Network Champion.

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Lung Screening Saved Bill’s Life

Bill Roush is grateful his wife convinced him to take time out of his busy schedule for a lung cancer screening. This painless, 10-minute screening detected early stage cancer.

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STAR Team Provides Cancer Patients with Holistic Care

When Mary Luethmers was diagnosed with breast cancer, rehabilitation wasn’t one of the words she associated with treatment. Now she knows the STAR program made living enjoyable again.

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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.