The Essentia Health-Virginia Regional Foundation

Part of the Essentia Health Foundation, the Essentia Health Virginia-Regional Foundation is a nonprofit philanthropic organization that supports the programs and services of our regional clinic and hospital in Virginia, as well as Essentia facilities in International Falls, Ely, and Aurora. We gather, receive, and administer charitable gifts on behalf of Essentia Health Virginia.

Why Give?

When you give to the Essentia Health-Virginia Regional Foundation, you can be assured that 100% of your donation stays in your community to improve health care for your family, friends, and neighbors. Because of your generosity, Essentia Health facilities in Virginia the Arrowhead Region have been able to upgrade technology and equipment, and provide better care and support to patients and their families.

Areas of Giving

The Essentia Health Virginia Regional Foundation picks a priority each year to raise dollars through annual support. In 2022, the Foundation is partnering with the Maternal Child Health department. 

Please consider supporting a cause that’s important to you by directing your tax-deductible contribution to one of the following:

  • Maternal Child Health Fund – Provides support to the Maternal Child Health department in Virginia
  • Dr. George Knabe Lab Education Fund – Brings educational opportunities and resources to local lab services staff
  • Liz Prebich Memorial Fund – Provides equipment and resources for breast cancer patients
  • Virginia Cancer Center Fund – Supports local cancer care
  • Virginia COVID-19 Response Fund – Support patients and families impacted by providing compassionate care funds, Support healthcare employee and staff morale and wellbeing, Support Essentia Health’s Emergency Preparedness effort
  • Regional Clinic Funds – Direct your gift to International Falls, Ely, Hibbing, or Aurora (Northern Pines Campus) to the area where it’s most needed
  • Virginia Greatest Need Fund – Directs your gift to the area where it’s most needed

Create Your Own Fundraiser

Rally your friends, family, and community around a favorite health program, service, or cause. Partner with the staff at the Essentia Health-Virginia Regional Foundation to plan and hold a fundraiser to benefit an Essentia program of your choice. For more information, please reach out to us at [email protected] or 218-786-8966

Contact Us

To reach the Essentia Health Virginia-Regional Foundation, please email [email protected] or call 218-786-8966

Donate Now

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

Contact Us

To reach the Essentia Health-Virginia Regional Foundation, call 218-786-8966.


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