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Ace Hardware Foundation gives to help heal NICU infants

Philanthropy has just given new hope to some of the most high-risk infants in the Sanford Boekelheide NICU. Thanks to...

A cowboy’s fight against cancer

For nearly 16 years, LeRoy Turner has been raising funds through Cowboy Up Ride Against Cancer to help fight cancer...

Heart attack survivor almost missed the warning signs

In the early hours of March 12, Andy Freeman drove himself to the Sanford Bemidji ER. Light pressure in his...

Hospice event to honor family of Dr. David Gipp

The sixth annual Go Hawaiian for Hospice event will honor the family of transformational tribal college leader Dr. David Gipp....

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...

Siblings honor staff who comforted father in final days

“We all believe this level of care allowed him the peace and comfort he needed at the end of his...

In celebration: Randi Schaeffer leaves lasting legacy after 45 years devoted to children, families

After 45 years at Sanford Health, Randi Schaeffer retired from her role as executive director of Sanford Women’s and Children’s...

Then and now: Meet a NICU graduate

Bode Doll is like any other 2-year-old. He wants to do everything himself, gives his baby brother the sweetest kisses...

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...

Meet Grant Edwards, 2021 GABR Star

Grant Edwards has a heart of gold. The 11-year-old would do anything for anyone and can put a smile on...

Meet Nora Frank, 2021 GABR Star

Nora Frank loves music. The 5-year-old struggles to talk and walk, but that doesn’t stop her from humming, singing and...

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...

Three brothers thankful for heart care

Roger, Ron and Royce Walker have more in common than the first letter of their names. The brothers from north-central...

Heart failure clinic launches with donor support

The goal of a new heart failure clinic at Sanford Bemidji Medical Center is to keep community members at home...

Mom donates kidney to help son

Karen daSilva would give anything for her son, Tony—even her own kidney. This Mother’s Day, join us in celebrating moms...