Dakota Medical Foundation

2023 Holiday Hand Up Gathering

34 Families
Get a Holiday Boost

After the fourth annual Holiday Hand Up giving campaign, 34 area families receive
$1,200 Holiday Hand Up boosts from Lend A Hand Up

2023 Holiday Hand Up Campaign
Gifts Area Families With More


This month, the Lend A Hand Up Team hosted its fourth annual Holiday Hand Up giving event. It was a packed house with nearly 100 beneficiaries, volunteers, family members, and ambassadors. An additional $1,200 was awarded to the 34 families who hosted benefits in the second half of 2023.

$42,000 was raised through Holiday Hand Up gifts and matching funds, which were pooled and distributed to all 34 participating families at a holiday gathering held on December 20th at Dakota Medical Foundation. Each family received a $1,200 holiday boost from Lend A Hand Up, along with gift cards provided by program angel ambassadors and uplifting messages created by area elementary students.

Special thanks go out to the Alex Stern Family Foundation and Gateway Chevrolet for serving as match sponsors and to the Jordahl Custom Homes team that volunteered their time to help host this special event

Alex Stern Family Foundation
Gateway Chevrolet logo


Lend A Hand Up is a 501c3 subsidiary nonprofit of the Dakota Medical Foundation that raises financial help for area families experiencing hardship due to a health issue or other qualifying traumatic event.


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