Grateful Patient Gifts

Perhaps it was a kind word or a smile that brought you or your family member comfort. It could have been a   life-saving procedure, a visit from a volunteer during your hospital or nursing home stay or a nurse who eased your child’s fears during a clinic appointment.

At Essentia Health-Deer River, excellent patient care is the mission of every member of our team.  Sponsored by the Deer River Area Health Care Foundation, The Guardian Angel Program provides you the opportunity to say thank you to the  caregivers who made a difference and were there when you needed them the most.

Gifts to the Guardian Angel Program Will:

  • Advance and support health care delivery and patient care
  • Benefit current programs and services
  • Underwrite the cost of new equipment and technology
  • Support initiatives for our community’s health


 Guardian Angel Brochure


Share Your Story

An opportunity to recognize an Essentia Health-Deer River team member for the outstanding care you or a family member received. Guardian Angel Award recipients will be honored with a thank you card and  message from the patient and award certificate presentation.

Share Your Story Here


A Gift of Thanks

Your gratitude can now be honored through a gift to Deer River Area Health Care Foundation’s Guardian Angel Program.

Your gift can be made through cash donation or other charitable gestures such as gifts of stock, or planned giving.  Your gift is greatly appreciated and tax deductible.

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Guardian Angel Award Recipients

Dani Deutsch

Lynne Erickson

Asia Hustad

Jodi Isaacs

Cari Lapos

Kristin Linn

Dr. Jared Lund

Dr. David Goodall

Marsi Maki

Amy Treat

Raylene Villenueve

Shannon Wilberg