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Good Samaritan Society president and wife hold balloons in front of a new brick building.

Leading the Society was ‘dream job’ for Mark Jerstad

Sandy Jerstad remembers her husband, grandson of Good Samaritan Society’s founder
Matt Holsen 9 min read
A woman carries a tray of potatoes in an industrial kitchen at Good Samaritan Society - Specialty Care in Robbinsdale, Minnesota.

Specialty care workers live legacy of Good Samaritan Society

Minnesota location keeps evolving to care for next community needs
Matt Holsen 6 min read
A senior woman gets helps sorting prescription medicines from a Good Samaritan Society home health nurse sitting next to her at the kitchen table.

RN pivoted from photojournalist to award-winning nurse

Patients recognize home care nurse Nicole Bock for her character and compassion
Matt Holsen 4 min read
Portrait of Dave Horazdovsky

Former Society leader proud to be part of 100-year history

Dave Horazdovsky retired after 42 years serving residents in many roles, including CEO
Matt Holsen 7 min read
Jackee Haak headshot

Sanford nurse leads birth center, veterans groups in Fargo

Jackee Haak, RN, shows leadership in hospital and in National Guard
Jason Anschutz 5 min read
A Sanford Health employee in a wheelchair is surprised with a giant scholarship check from colleagues in the clinic.

Student with disabilities helps others with disabilities

Alissa Patterson, Sanford Equity in Education Scholarship recipient, is studying social work
Mick Garry 4 min read
A nursing student holds a giant check while posing with senior residents of a Good Samaritan Society nursing home.

Scholarship bolsters LPN working her way through school

Meet Salyna Norindr, Good Samaritan Society nurse and Sanford Equity Scholarship recipient
Mick Garry 4 min read
A student and Sanford Health mentor hold a giant check in front of a stage with three screens that say "AU Augustana University: Congratulations Balize!"

Speech pathology is a career for student who used to stutter

Balize Nilema, Sanford Equity in Education Scholarship recipient, wants to help kids feel confident
Mick Garry 4 min read
A nursing student strikes a sitting yoga pose between symmetrical floor lamps softly illuminating the space.

‘Nurses saved my life,’ says nurse practitioner student

Tina Hoff earns Sanford Equity in Education Scholarship as a mom with medical history
Mick Garry 5 min read
A group of adults surround a young woman holding a giant Sanford Health scholarship check in their office hallway.

Counselor wants to help more kids with mental health needs

Mandy Strong, Sanford Equity in Education Scholarship recipient, works on mobile crisis team
Mick Garry 4 min read