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Areas of Need

Direct Your Gift to An Area That Has Meaning to You

We appreciate your generosity, whatever the amount of your gift. To ensure that your contribution is personally satisfying, you may designate that your gift go to a specific area.

Priority Areas

CentraCare Foundation works to support many areas of the organization. There are several priority services and centers including:

CentraCare Foundation Greatest Needs

Children & Women’s Funds

Cancer Funds

  • Breast Cancer
  • Radiation Oncology in Alexandria
  • Coborn Cancer Center
  • Coborn Healing Center
  • Pediatric Cancer

Behavioral Health Funds

St. Benedict's Community Funds

  • St. Benedict's Community Greatest Needs
  • St. Benedict's Community Monticello
  • St. Benedict's Community Memory Loss/Alzheimer’s
  • St. Benedict's Community Spiritual Care

CentraCare Heart & Vascular Center Funds

  • CentraCare Heart & Vascular Center
  • Cardiac Arrest Survival Improvement
  • Dr. Howard Zimring Memorial Fund
  • Joseph & Susan Kuhl Heart Center Education Fund

Scholarships & Education Funds

  • CentraCare – Long Prairie Scholarship
  • CentraCare – Paynesville Scholarship
  • Dr. William Held Radiology Scholarship
  • Jake & Mary Essen Alzheimer’s Education
  • Joseph & Susan Kuhl Heart Center Education Fund
  • Lighter Me Weight Management Program Scholarships
  • Linda Chmielewski Nursing Scholarship
  • Resident, Student & Faculty Med. Mission Scholarship
  • St. Cloud Medical Foundation – Mission Scholarship

Program Funds (Greatest Needs)

  • CentraCare – Albany Clinic
  • CentraCare Diabetes Center
  • CentraCare Dialysis
  • CentraCare Family Health Clinic
  • CentraCare Hospice
  • Correctional & Coordinated Care
  • Dignity Closet (Clothing for patients)
  • Emergency Trauma Center
  • Feeling Good MN
  • Gorecki Guest House
  • Home Delivered Meals
  • Internal Medicine
  • Neurosciences & Spine Care Center
  • Palliative Care
  • Project H.E.A.L. (Health Education Access Link)
  • Safety 2025 – Better Together
  • St. Cloud Hospital Breath Savers Support Group
  • St. Cloud Hospital Eating Disorders Program
  • St. Cloud Hospital Grief & Bereavement Program
  • St. Cloud Hospital Intensive Care Unit
  • St. Cloud Hospital Stroke Center
  • St. Cloud Hospital Spiritual Care
  • Surgery
  • Tobacco Cessation
  • Weighting for Transplant

If there are other areas you're interested in donating to, please contact the Foundation at or 800-835-6652, ext. 52810.

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