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Micro-preemie overcomes 5% chance of survival

Mateo Bravo was delivered at just 22 weeks and spent 123 days in the Sanford Boekelheide NICU. Today, he’s taking...

Father’s memory inspires Sanford employee’s generosity

Cara DeCourcey’s journey at Sanford Health started when she was just 10 years old. Now a communications manager with Sanford’s...

Introducing new major gifts officer Stacy Hackett

Stacy Hackett recently joined our Sioux Falls office as a major gifts officer. Prior to joining the Foundation, Stacy spent...

Mom shares PICU story

Written by Kelsey Nelson, mom of Sanford Children’s patient Jax from Summit, South Dakota “Is my baby going to die?”...

Employee Crisis Fund cares for Sanford Family

Like so many of our Sanford and Good Samaritan Society caregivers, Gail Wiersma has a gift for taking care of...

Mom, son battle cancer side-by-side

Kristi and Rob Butler’s days were the happiest kind of chaos with three little boys, all under 5. Then one...

Miracles on 22nd Street: Lena Olivier

On every floor, from room to room at Sanford Children’s Hospital, tiny patients, like Lena Olivier, are fighting big battles. You...

Donor support impacts COVID patients

Over the last year, countless caregivers have stepped up in unexpected and inspiring ways. You’ve been by their side, fueling...

Erin Sanderson named executive director, Sioux Falls region

Erin Sanderson has a passion for patients, their families and our community. Having been with the Sanford Health Foundation team...

Why I give: Cindy Mydland

Cindy Mydland joined Sanford Health to make a difference for others. Fifteen years later and now the director for Sanford...

Meet the Champion: Gabe Gitzen

 Gabe Gitzen dreams of being a police officer ... Or a firefighter … Or maybe even a paramedic. More...

New members join Foundation board of directors

Twelve new members have joined our local Sanford Health Foundation Board of Directors in the Bemidji, Bismarck, Fargo and Sioux...

FAQs: Getting your COVID-19 vaccine

We know the COVID-19 vaccine is top of mind for everyone right now. To help address any questions or confusion,...

Fueling childhood cancer research

The legacy of a special 10-year-old boy has inspired a $250,000 gift through the Sanford Health Foundation to fuel childhood...

Mother of Ava’s House patient shares story

Story by Jodi Sears, mom of Ava’s House patient Juli Sears No family wants to have to go through the...