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Our Priorities

We stand behind Sanford Health’s work of health, healing and comfort. And with your help, we can do more good for every patient and family. Your gift help fund key priorities in children’s care, cancer, research and more.


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Giving Areas

Sanford Children’s

Every day, a child’s life is forever changed by an injury or unexpected diagnosis. Your gift can support world-class care, close to home.

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Breast Health

Give to your local Edith Sanford Breast Center, where 100% of every dollar can support cutting-edge research, staff education and the services and programs that matter most to patients.

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Together, we can give more hope, healing and comfort at every stage of the cancer journey while advancing better ways to treat and prevent this devastating disease.

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Behavioral Health

Now more than ever, our families, friends and neighbors need behavioral health support. You can help fuel solutions to reach people with the help they need.

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Research & Innovation

Research saves and transforms lives. Your gift can help fuel cutting-edge discovery to end type 1 diabetes, give hope to children with rare diseases, pioneer innovative cancer treatments and so much more.

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Senior Services

There is no guidebook for growing older or caring for an aging loved one. But your support for your local Good Samaritan Society can provide a place of belonging, faith and love, for all.

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Other Opportunities

There are many more ways to give for good. No matter what area of health care matters most to you, you can trust your gift will change lives, close to home.

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Celebrate Your Care

Has your life been changed by the care and kindness of a doctor, nurse, staff member or team at Sanford Health? We invite you to make a gift of gratitude in their name through our Guardian Angel program.

We’ll share your thoughtfulness with your caregiver. And we’ll put your generosity to work to help more patients and families who need care close to home.

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Here for Good

Our Foundation team members live and work in BemidjiBismarckFargo, and Sioux Falls. We understand local priorities and share your commitment to keeping our communities healthy, vibrant and strong—for good.

Giving makes a meaningful difference for every patient who counts on Sanford Health, no matter the region. 100% of every gift stays local, fueling new technology, patient services, research initiatives and more.

2023 Annual Report


Donors in 2023

Funds raised

$15 M


funds disbursed

$14 M


Find where there is the most need. Go where you can do the most good.
Denny Sanford
Lead Philanthropist

Get Involved

There are countless ways your dollars – and your time – can make a difference. No matter where, how or what you choose to give, your gift means more lives changed. More good.

Stories of Good

The most powerful way to understand the impact of giving is through the stories of patients and donors. Each gift through the Sanford Health Foundation means a story for good.