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.

Click here to learn more about the Cancer Survivor Center.

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