Sakakawea Medical Center Foundation is participating in Giving Hearts Day to raise money that will allow SMC to continue to meet current and future healthcare needs in our area.
Giving Hearts Day is a fundraising event for nonprofits in North Dakota and northwest Minnesota. As the longest-running giving day in the country, GHD has helped charities raise more than $112 million since its founding.
Local businesses Union State Bank and Stroup Insurance have provided the SMC Foundation with $3,000 in match funds to kick off Giving Hearts Day 2023. This is an opportunity for you as an individual to make an impact on the health and well-being of your community!
Two ways to give:
- Schedule your Giving Hearts Day donation today. Visit the SMC Foundation GHD Portal Just choose “Schedule this gift for February 9, 2023” when checking out.
- On February 9, visit SMC Foundation GHD Portal to donate online.
Learn more about the SMC Foundation and its purpose on our Foundation page.
People living with Parkinson Disease or other neurological conditions often move differently, with gestures and actions that become smaller and slower. They may have trouble getting around, getting dressed, and with other daily activities. A new therapy offered at SMC can help patients with PD use their body more normally and slow symptom progression. Lisa Fletcher, PT, DPT, recently went through LSVT BIG training to become an LSVT BIG Certified Clinician.
The Annual Meeting of the Hazen Memorial Hospital Association will be held on Thursday, October 27 at Hazen City Hall. Free blood pressure screenings will begin at 5:00 p.m. Supper will be served at 5:30 p.m., with the business meeting following at 6:00 p.m. This event is free and open to the public.
SMC has teamed up with the UND Center for Rural Health, Coal Country Community Health Center, Custer Health, Hilltop Home of Comfort and Knife River Care Center to gather information about the communities we serve and learn more about how local services are used. The results of this survey will be used to develop a plan to improve and expand the care we provide.