Cancer Survivor Center Fundraising Goal Met
CentraCare’s vision for cancer care in Central Minnesota is one that takes into consideration every need of every patient, every day. To achieve this vision and provide leading-edge quality cancer care throughout the region, CentraCare plans to build a new Cancer Survivor Center – a facility that will provide resources to more than 7,000 cancer survivors.
The Survivor Center, which will be located next to the Coborn Cancer Center in St. Cloud, will offer programs and resources for patients and families to use during and after cancer treatment. Many of these services are not covered by insurance, yet can make a world of difference to someone experiencing cancer.
To create this center that caters to cancer survivors’ needs, the CentraCare Health Foundation set a $3.2 million goal for 100 percent project funding.
The Coborn Family Foundation donated a $1-million lead gift in 2015, which was followed by more than $840,000 from CentraCare Health employees; a $100,000 matching gift from Marco for the 2016 community campaign, along with generous support from Otto Bremer Trust; Anderson Family of Companies; Form A Feed, Inc.; Gene & Sheelah Windfeldt; Rice Family & Rice Companies, Inc.; Knife River; Mark Coborn and MCI Carpet One.
Thanks to this generous community and employee support, the fundraising goal was achieved and construction can now begin on the Cancer Survivor Center expected to open in Fall 2018.
SHARE THIS STORY |
Generosity Fosters Excellence
Your dollars are used in community programs much like this one.
See More Foundation Stories
The Chapel has been a cornerstone for St. Cloud Hospital, since it opened in 1928. It continues to be a sacred place for people of all denominations and beliefs — a place for solace, reflection, meditation and peace.read more
Gene and Sheelah Windfeldt have been generous supporters of CentraCare Health for many years. Yet, when you ask Gene what motivates him to give back, he’ll quickly tell you that he doesn’t look at it that way.read more
When Jane Seymour visited St. Cloud in May 2017 to be part of CentraCare’s Spring Fling fundraiser, she talked about the importance of keeping your heart open. So, it was only fitting that while here, she dedicated a replica of her Open Heart sculpture.read more
The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines philanthropy as: “goodwill to fellow members of the human race.” That’s exactly the philosophy embraced by the CentraCare Health Foundation in 2016 when it launched its philanthropy efforts in Monticello.read more
For most people, the idea of establishing a will or mapping out an estate plan is not on the top of the “to-do” list. It’s easy to put off and may not even be something people want to think about.read more
Father Mark Stang has always been about connections. Growing up on a farm near St. Nicholas, he felt connected to the land, and when he joined the priesthood in 1990, it was a connection to a higher calling that he answered. Around that same time, life took a turn when he was diagnosed with an aggressive form of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma that had spread to his lymph nodes.read more
Diane Wojtanowicz and her family were no longer using their 40-acre property north of Itasca State Park, so they decided to donate the real estate with proceeds benefiting health care in their community.read more
The CentraCare Foundation recognizes the incredible contributions of several community leaders who recently passed away. These individuals were passionate supporters of the Foundation and supported its mission through significant contributions over the years.read more
CentraCare Health Foundation hosted its annual La Gratitude celebration on Sept. 29, 2016. The event honored the generous donors from the past year and recognized three donors with awards for their dedication and commitment to the CentraCare Health Foundation:read more
CENTRACARE HEALTH BY THE NUMBERS
Focused on their Best For You
of 100 Top Hospitals
We partner with in Minnesota