Foundation in Bemidji

The Sanford Health Foundation supports Sanford Health in Bemidji, Minnesota — the largest health care provider in the region, delivering exceptional care for thousands of people.

The Sanford Health mission is supported by our family of committed donors. Donors drive continued progress and innovation and help meet our community’s growing and changing needs.

Impacting Lives

The impact of giving is transforming and saving lives in northern Minnesota. Major projects support the everyday work of health and healing.

Bemidji’s first cardiology program and expanding cancer center reflect our commitment to improving the human condition through exceptional care, innovation, and discovery.


Latest Stories

Your philanthropy touches the lives of patients and families across the region in real and meaningful ways.

Hire Heroes USA: Sanford goes ‘extra mile’ for vets

Sanford Health recently was recognized as a national leader in veteran recruitment and retention. The honor came from Hire Heroes...

Why I give: Peter Korhonen

As Peter Korhonen grew in his professional career, Sanford Health was by his side every step of the way. Korhonen...

The Sanford Lorraine Cross Award: ‘We’re creating hope where it didn’t exist before’

Story by Denny Sanford I was just 4 years old when I lost my mother to breast cancer. It still...

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