Benefit for Jack Evavold

Benefit for Jack Evavold will be held on Saturday, January 31 at the Eastgate Event Center (Gios) in Moorhead, MN. This event is for adults 21 and older, starting at 7pm with a pizza buffet, silent auction and dance. Stop by anytime between 7-midnight to show your support for Jack’s family. Lend A Hand, a program of DMF, is providing up to $5,000 in matching funds. Learn

Lend A Hand to Heidi Schaeffer

Join us at the Westside Elementary on Thursday, May 2nd from 5:30-7:30pm for a family fun carnival.  All proceeds will benefit the Heidi Schaeffer family.  Heidi has been battling cancer for the past 4 years and the medical bills are piling up.  Lend A Hand, a program of Dakota Medical Foundation, is providing up to $5,000 in matching funds.  Learn More/print flyer/donote at:

Give to Lend A Hand on Giving Hearts Day!

Giving Hearts Day is TODAY, providing a great opportunity to donate to Lend A Hand to help your friends and neighbors burdened by life-threatening medical conditions.

Every gift of $10 or more to Lend A Hand on Giving Hearts Day (Feb. 14th) is matched by DMF and 100% is distributed to local families. 0% goes to admin, research, or marketing….100% is distributed directly to families in our Cass and Clay communities. Lend A Hand is a local program administered by DMF to inspire greater giving to help local families.

Make a gift to honor a special valentine!  As you make an online gift to Lend A Hand on Giving Hearts Day, you will be given the opportunity to send an E-card message to someone special.

Has Lend A Hand helped one of your friends or family members?  Today – Giving Hearts Day – is a great day to giveback and pay it forward to help more families!

To make a gift on Giving Hearts Day – go to and click on the yellow donate link on the top of the page, then enter your gift for the Giving Fund.  Or go to and click the Giving Hearts Day Link, then scroll and select Lend A Hand under the listed program/fund names.

Questions?  Contact the Lend A Hand Director at 701.356.2661 or 701.866.6240

Lend A Hand Week at Smashburger!

Give a gift that gives back!  Purchase a $25 gift certificate at Smashburger this week (Dec 12-18) and they will donate $5 to Lend A Hand!  Dakota Medical Foundation will match all gifts and 100% will be distributed to local families experiencing a medical crisis.  A great way to support a local restaurant, while helping your neighbors burdened with substantial medical challenges.

Smashburger is located in the Marketplace Plaza near Home Depot at 1801 45th St South, Fargo.

For more information about Lend A Hand, go to