Giving Hearts Day 2017


Tracy Backstrom

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College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines


For one special day in February, generosity will be flourishing throughout the region. Hosted by Dakota Medical Foundation, Impact Foundation and Alex Stern Family Foundation, Giving Hearts Day is a powerful opportunity for donors to maximize the impact of their gifts and join in the most generous day of the year.

As a participant in Giving Hearts Day, College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines students will benefit from the matching funds provided by Dakota Medical Foundation and Philip Gisi, '82, CEO of Edgewood Senior Living of Grand Forks. The first $9,000 raised on February 9 will be matched dollar for dollar. Funds raised will go directly toward providing mentoring and field experiences for Nursing, Nutrition & Dietetics and Social Work students.

On February 9, give at

Help support students with the heart to pursue careers focused on helping others. Students like Shawna Buelow, Cheyenne Defender, Allison Erdman, Amy Hillebrand, McKenna King, Erin Lauckner and Sadee Oullette. Hear more from these students at