Essentia Health-Fargo Foundation

The Essentia Health-Fargo Foundation is called to make a healthy difference in people's lives by seeking support to provide the extra warmth and thoughtfulness to patients during a difficult time. The Essentia Health-Fargo Foundation is also known as the Essentia Health Regional Foundation.

Why Give?

The Foundation strives to enhance the patient's overall experience through patient-focused projects. 100% of the dollars raised by the Foundation go directly to initiatives in the Fargo-Moorhead area. Many of our projects help ease stress and/or financial burdens so patients and families can focus on healing.

COVID-19 Response Fund

Help support our patients, their families, and our health care staff's well-being during this time of uncertainty.


Areas Of Giving

Direct your tax-deductible donation to any of the following foundation funds:

  • Cancer Center Fund – Assists cancer patients and their families with transportation, lodging, and wigs
  • Emergency Department Special Needs Fund – Supplies items like clothes, personal care items, and teddy bears
  • Heart & Vascular Fund – Helps heart failure patients learn healthy living skills, improve symptoms, and reduce risk of future problems
  • Hope & Healing Fund – Directs your donation to the area where it will be most effective to support patients throughout their care
  • NICU/Pediatrics Fund – Supports families with babies in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU)

Annual Giving Recognition

Make an annual gift $100 or more, and become an Essential Partner in Health. Gifts from Essential Partners in Health will elevate the care and comfort provided by Essentia Health to their patients. Your gift is important and will be recognized as a cumulative contribution with an acknowledgement, a pin, a gift receipt, and a listing on our honor roll. You have a vested interest in the future of Essentia Health, and a compassionate heart.

About the Foundation

The Essentia Health-Fargo Foundation, part of Essentia Health Foundation, was established in 2010 to impact the lives of patients and families at Essentia. We’re dedicated to supporting people through their journey to a healthy life and ensuring that health care remains local and accessible to everyone who needs it.

Our Service Area

The foundation benefits Essentia facilities in these communities:

  • North Dakota
    • Casselton
    • Fargo
    • Hankinson
    • Jamestown
    • Lisbon
    • Medina
    • Valley City
    • Wahpeton
    • West Fargo
  • Minnesota
    • Menahga
    • Moorhead
    • Park Rapids
    • Pelican Rapids
    • Walker

Be a Volunteer

Volunteers at Essentia Health-Fargo Foundation play a key role in making a healthy difference in people's lives. Volunteers provide patients and visitors with hospitality and services that would otherwise not be available. See more information on volunteering.

Make a Planned Gift

If your client is interested in supporting the Essentia Health-Fargo Foundation, with a gift in their will, here is a the sample bequest language they can bring to their estate planning attorney.

  • Legal name: Essentia Health Regional Foundation
  • Tax ID number: 27-1984704
  • Location: Fargo, North Dakota

See more information on planned giving.

Partner With Us

We understand gifts to charities like Essentia Health Foundation can be an important part of your clients' overall financial and estate plans. We're committed to working with you to ensure your clients find the charitable arrangements best for their needs. We believe charitable planning is a process ideally involving the donor, professional advisors, and our gift planning staff—all working together to arrange the best gift possible. Contact the Foundation for more information at 701-364-7784.

Donate Now

Improve health care in your community. Make a gift to Essentia Health-Fargo Foundation today.

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