"No one is useless in this world who lightens the burden of it to anyone else." –Charles Dickens
How We Are Lightening Burdens
St. Joseph’s Community Health Foundation understands the importance of meeting not only physical needs, but emotional, psychological, social and spiritual needs as well. It is our goal to work towards justice, peace and the transformation of society.
The mission of St. Joseph’s Community Health Foundation is to promote and support projects and services that contribute to the health and vitality of residents in Northwest North central North Dakota. The counties included are Bottineau, Burke, McHenry, McLean, Mountrail, Pierce, Renville, Rolette, Sheridan, Ward and Wells.
One of the pillars of St. Joseph’s Community Health Foundation has been the promotion of physical wellness. Over the years, grants from the foundation have helped place and rebuild playgrounds for children, purchased medical supplies, helped educate students within the medical field, as well as fund health and safety awareness campaigns in numerous communities.
St. Joseph’s Community Health Foundation became involved with the Minot Family YMCA and its “Building for the Generation’s” expansion project, helping construct a special needs locker room. Learn more about how St. Joseph’s Community Health Foundation was able to lighten a burden at the Minot Family YMCA.
Improved Quality of Care
St. Joseph’s Community Health Foundation has a long-standing interest in improving the quality of health care in the region. A matching donation made to Trinity Health’s Kidney Dialysis Unit paved the way for new state of the art dialysis machines. Learn more about how St. Joseph’s Community Health Foundation was able to help lighten a burden at Trinity Health.
Church Camp Scholarships
St. Joseph’s Community Health Foundation provides matching funds for summer church camp scholarships to Camp of the Cross, Garrison; Camp Bentley, Drake; Camp Metigoshe; Shepherd’s Hill at Crossroads, St. John; and St. Ann’s Youth Ministry, Belcourt. Learn more about how St. Joseph’s Community Health Foundation helped Kathryn Kester expanded her spiritual experience at Camp Metigoshe with her friends.