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Kay Todd is a senior communications specialist for the Sanford Health Foundation.

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Great American Bike Race in Bismarck

Great American Bike Race helps local children

Stationary bike races add Fargo site to raise money for help with expenses
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Avery Hill

Meet South Dakota’s CMN champion

Avery Hill, 4, will celebrate 2019 with Children's Miracle Network
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Woman playing the guitar in a clinic setting

Child life program launches in Bismarck

"We are bringing smiles to kids during potentially traumatic times."
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Boy playing on a tractor with an IV attatched

Giving Hearts Day benefits patients like 7-year-old Carson

Child life specialist and music therapist help ease anxiety over IV insertions.
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Young girl smiling in a blue and white striped dress

Scarlett’s story: 3-year-old recovers after nearly dying

"She taught us to never give up no matter how grim things look."
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Hannah Miller with a bike helmet on her head

Child life specialists provide invaluable help to families

Sanford Health hopes to expand the service through new fundraising campaign.
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Three women smiling in a leafy setting

Breast cancer survivor finds beauty of hope

“Catching this at an early stage makes the world of difference."
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Donors improve patient care at Bismarck

Sanford Bismarck Same Day Surgery patient rooms now equipped with fixed digital vital sign monitors.
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Nurse Linette Hagel, donor Kayla Backman and Guardian Angels Drs. Sherry Stein and Jessica Sedevie.

Patient honors Sanford Health caregivers as Guardian Angels

'I don't have the words for how much it means to be recognized by your patients in this way.'
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John Rist and his family

Family makes new memories at Ava’s House

FFA adviser spends final days fighting cancer at homelike care facility.
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Cancer survivor gears up for Cowgirls for a Cure

More than 100 riders compete Saturday to raise money for the Edith Sanford Breast Center.
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Hospice gives elementary principal tender, loving care

Family-friendly event Aug. 7 in Bismarck, N.D., will help those facing the end of life.
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Backman family

Infant bereavement fund helps others cope with loss

After miscarriage, couple gives toward efforts that help ease the pain of losing a child.
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Joan Hirt

Sanford Hospice makes great end-of-life care possible

“She always made sure we had everything we need. We wanted to do the same for her.”
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Estate plan helps retired physician create lasting legacy

Walter Frank, M.D., was a pioneer of cardiology at Sanford Health in Bismarck, North Dakota. He joined what was then Bismarck Hospital in 1979 and over the next 34 years helped establish the first modern catheterization lab as well as nuclear cardiology, cardiac rehabilitation and other lifesaving heart programs. “It was a lot of work, […]
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