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Local Impact

Every dollar donated across the Bismarck region is making a difference for local patients, families and employees. In 2021, we put $1.1 million in philanthropic gifts to work across the Bismarck region. See the impact below and keep scrolling for opportunities to do more good, close to home, in the year ahead.

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Local Priorities

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Give for Children

Every day, a local child’s life is changed forever by an injury or unexpected diagnosis.  Thanks to supporters like you, a world of hope and healing can be found at Sanford Children’s Hospital in Fargo, home to the state’s only Level II pediatric trauma unit and the region’s most comprehensive NICU and PICU. Your gift for the Fargo Sanford Children’s Fund will stay local to help support:

  • Services like Child Life, school tutoring and music therapy to help kids and their families cope with the challenges of illness and injury
  • Specialized pediatric equipment like ultrasound machines and ventilators
  • Research to accelerate more effective treatments and care
  • Toys, games, books and cozy furniture in Cully’s Cabin
  • Community services like Safe Kids Fargo-Moorhead, which offers car seat checks, workshops and other resources to keep kids safe, and more

Sanford Children’s is also proud to be North Dakota’s only Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals partner. Look for the signature balloon icons while you’re shopping or dining out. Many of your favorite stores and restaurants host campaigns and events throughout the year that benefit our patients.

Give for Edith Sanford

Together, we can fuel comprehensive, compassionate breast cancer care for local women today, and accelerate the treatments and cures of tomorrow to end this devasting disease, for good.

Your support for the Fargo Edith Sanford Breast Center Fund can help support:

  • Costs of lifesaving MRIs and 3D mammograms for underinsured women
  • Cutting-edge equipment and technology to improve breast cancer detection and treatment
  • Non-billed services like nurse navigation, genetic counseling and survivorship programming
  • Cutting-edge research, and more
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Give for Hope

Together, we can support comprehensive, compassionate care, expand treatment options, and fuel transformational research to save more lives close to home.

Your support for the Reimagine campaign can help support:

  • The region’s first bone marrow transplant program at Roger Maris, which will expand clinical research opportunities in Fargo
  • New three-year Hematology and Oncology Fellowship
  • Non-billed services like nurse navigation, genetic counseling and survivorship programming
  • Nurse navigation, and more

Give for Fargo

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Fargo Team

Deb Koski

Chief Philanthropy Officer

Amy Hinkemeyer

Executive Director – Fargo

Katie Fredericksen

Development Officer – Fargo

Julia Beaton

Lead Major Gifts Officer – Fargo

Travis Christopher

Development Officer – Fargo

Hillery Mork

Development Manager – Fargo