Sanford Bemidji staff donates to kids in need

Members of the Sanford Bemidji staff recently donated and fundraised school supplies for 222 kids in need within the community.

“We are immensely proud to continue our partnership with the United Way of Bemidji and of our staff members who generously joined us in contributing toward this worthy cause,” said Susan Jarvis, president of Sanford Health of Northern Minnesota.

According to a release, the supplies were donated by Sanford Bemidji and many of its staff members during a school supply drive in partnership with the United Way of the Bemidji Area.

These supplies were given to students in Bemidji, Red Lake and Blackduck who otherwise might not have been able to afford them.


Larissa Donovan is the News Director for the stations of Paul Bunyan Broadcasting and has been, almost without interruption, since Election Day 2016. She covers events and issues in north central Minnesota, which include local government, crime, courts, education, environment and social issues. She studied communications at Bemidji State University and received her degree in 2018. Larissa, native to the great state of New York, grew up in Bemidji, and enjoys spending her spare time with her family and pet cat. She also loves Star Trek, punk rock music and the theater.


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