Because of Brandon
A beer, wine, and spirits tasting with appetizers, silent auction, and raffles will all be a part of the 5th Annual Because of Brandon fundraiser on Friday, July 23, from 4-8 p.m. at the Deerwood American Legion. Benefitting Cuyuna Regional Medical Center's Diabetes Education Department, proceeds are used to send area youth to diabetes camps, cover patent travel expenses and education. The event was established in memory of Brandon Houge, a young man from Ironton who unexpectedly died from complications of diabetes. Since Because of Brandon started, more than $200,000 has been raised.. Event updates are available at http://brandon2021.givesmart.com.
Driving for Hospice
Everyone is welcome to join a charity golf tournament to benefit area hospice patients on Thursday, Sept. 2, at Cuyuna Rolling Hills Golf Course in Deerwood. The 18-hole, best ball scramble with teams of four players begins with a shotgun start at noon. Players compete for cash and other great prizes. A hole-in-one contest is planned together with a putting contest, raffles, and other fun activities. A healthy lunch is provided and appetizers and beverages served following the tournament. Register to hit the links at CRMCgolf2021.givesmart.com.
The public is encouraged to participate in Kaleidoscope, a fundraiser for area cancer patients the evening of Thursday, Oct. 28, at Ruttger’s Bay Lake Lodge. All proceeds benefit Cuyuna Regional Medical Center’s Courage Cabinet which aids area cancer patients undergoing treatment. The event features a silent and online auction, appetizers and beverages, games, and raffles. The Courage Cabinet has provided more than $50,000 in assistance to cancer patients undergoing treatment to help meet basic needs, decrease stress, and allow them to focus on recovery and healing. For more information, visit CRMC2021.givesmart.com
To contribute or for more information, send a message to Jennifer.Podsiadly@cuyunamed.org or call 218-545-4455
Areas of Giving
The Charitable Fund provides all kinds of ways for people to participate—from one-time donations and payroll deduction plans to sophisticated charitable giving strategies, tools, and tactics. You can choose to make a cash donation or contribute through gifts of stock, endowment funds or planned giving. All gifts are greatly appreciated and tax-deductible.
Greatest Need – Unrestricted Gifts
Directly support vital programs and resources that improve the quality of health care for patients at Cuyuna Regional Medical Center. These gifts give CRMC the flexibility to spend funds where they’re needed most. Ultimately, these gifts provide comfort, care and hope.
Technology and Facility Enhancement
Designate your gift for future capital improvements.
Community Health Initiatives
Support health and wellness events and programs throughout the community.
Provides financial support to help meet basic needs for cancer patients.
Because of Brandon - Type 1 Diabetes
Supports local Type 1 Diabetes patients and their families.
Through fund-raising and grants the Foundation has been able to purchase:
- Heart Monitors for Emergency Department
- Type 1 Diabetes education
- Community Ambulance
- Ivan/Ivana (A Sim Manikin)
- Ivy (A Sim mom)
- Advanced training for campus paramedics
- Benches around campus
- New spa room including a tub in the Transitional Care Unit (TCU)
- Rehab Equipment for TCU/Care Center
- Three-year wellness program