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Our Priorities

At the Sanford Health Foundation, we stand behind Sanford Health’s mission to deliver health, healing and comfort to all patients no matter where they live. And with your help, we can do more. Our donors help fund key priorities in children’s care, cancer, research and more.


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Giving Areas


Sanford Health is on a mission to protect and treat every child who enters our doors. You can help keep children and their families close to home and surrounded by state-of-the-art equipment and treatments.

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With each day, each donation and each avenue of support, we’re getting one step closer to ending cancer – for good. You could help fuel research and provide comfort for cancer patients every day.

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Edith Sanford

The Edith Sanford Breast Center is committed to changing the future of care and research. A gift for Edith Sanford means a gift for patients, ensuring they don’t have to go through cancer alone.

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Behavioral Health

Now more than ever, our families, friends and neighbors need behavioral health support. You can help provide critical services and treatment for these underdiagnosed, often untreated conditions.

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Research & Innovation

Sanford Health has set out to cure type 1 diabetes, be a beacon for those with rare diseases and pioneer innovative cancer treatments. You can help with these initiatives, funding programs and studies.

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Senior Services

Sanford Health and The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society are devoted to improving the human condition at any stage of life. Your gifts help residents thrive physically, emotionally and spiritually.

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Other Opportunities

Outside of our core initiatives, you can give to other programs that matter most to you. The Sanford Health Foundation can work with you to set up a gift that’s meaningful and impactful to patients.

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Health Is Everything

Everyone should have access to the highest quality care – everywhere. Because at the end of the day, our health is everything. And it can be taken away in an instant.

Supporters of the Sanford Health Foundation are united in a common goal, to improve the human condition, one gift at a time. To make world-class care everywhere not only a possibility, but a reality. A gift through the Sanford Health Foundation will enhance standards of care, create hope and bring good to patients every day.

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Get Involved

Thousands of patients benefit from donor gifts each year. That’s because there are thousands of ways your dollars – and your time – can do good. From volunteering to fundraising and donating, getting involved with the Sanford Health Foundation means giving a gift you’ll never regret.

Our Impact

With the generous support of people like you, we’re bringing health, healing and comfort to every patient across Sanford Health’s system of care. 100% of every gift stays local, fueling new technology, patient services, research initiatives and more.

Where Dollars Go


Donors in 2021





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

Give for Good.

Philanthropy means more than giving a gift. It means making an impact in ways you may not even realize – helping provide the touches that help patients feel hope, comfort and reassurance. We believe philanthropy is the good, both in the people and places that support us. When you give through the Sanford Health Foundation, you give for all. You give for your community.


You give to build something greater. You give for good.

Ways to Give

Stories of Good

The most powerful way to see a gift in action is through our patients. See how donor gifts are saving and changing lives, from our littlest pediatric patients to seniors who need your support. Each gift through the Sanford Health Foundation means a story for good.