Patient Care & Comfort General Fund

Patient Care and Comfort

Reduces barriers to healthcare access, aids in hospital discharge, and provides additional comfort and care to the inpatient, outpatient, ED, and transition care areas of Hennepin Healthcare.

Burn Care

Burn Center

Enhance the patient and family experience in the Burn Center at HCMC.

Burn Center: Summer Camp

Support the attendance of young burn patients to summer camp. 

Burn Center: Family Lodging Assistance

Support lodging of out of town families who have loved ones in the Burn Center.  

Cancer Care

Cancer Center Urgent Patient Needs

Support urgent needs of patients to improve their ability to heal and make appointments. 

Cancer Center Treatment

Support integrative therapies such as massage and acupuncture.

Cancer Center Exercise Program

Supports exercise programs for patients in the Cancer Center. 

Cancer Center Multilingual Patient Education Program

Supports patient education in multiple languages concerning cancer treatment and care.

Children

Redleaf Center for Family Healing

The new Redleaf Center for Family Healing expands upon the work of Hennepin Healthcare's Mother-Baby Program, Minnesota's first intensive mental health program for pregnant and postpartum mothers. We aim to bring the best mental health and trauma healing services to pregnant and postpartum mothers, fathers, and families raising young children, particularly in communities that need it the most.

Pediatrics General Fund

Supporting the mission and strategic vision of Pediatrics at Hennepin Healthcare.

Children's Literacy

Provides books to pediatric patients and literacy education to families through the Children's Literacy Program. 

Extraordinary Kids

Enhance the pediatric experience at HCMC. Includes the purchase of toys and updates to the family playroom. 

Newborn ICU Urgent Patient Needs

Assists families who have a child in the newborn intensive care unit for extended periods of time to stay at the child's bedside.  Supports program improvements. 

Pediatric Brain Injury

Used to purchase resources to aid in the recovery of pediatric patients with a brain injury, including equipment used in rehabilitation. 

Pediatric ICU Urgent Patient Needs

Assists families who have a child in the pediatric intensive care unit for extended periods of time to stay at the child's bedside.  Supports program improvements. 

Community Clinics

Hennepin Healthcare at Brooklyn Park Clinic

Supports the health and wellness of patients at Brooklyn Park Clinic.

Hennepin Healthcare at East Lake Clinic

Supports the health and wellness of patients at East Lake Clinic.

Hennepin Healthcare at Golden Valley Clinic

Supports the health and wellness of patients at Golden Valley Clinic.

Hennepin Healthcare at Richfield Clinic

Supports the health and wellness of Richfield Clinic patients and staff development. 

Hennepin Healthcare at St. Anthony Clinic

Supports the health and wellness of patients at St. Anthony Clinic.

Hennepin Healthcare at North Loop Clinic

Supports the health and wellness of patients at North Loop Clinic.

Hennepin Healthcare at Whittier Clinic

Supports the health and wellness of Whittier Clinic patients and staff.

Dentistry

Delta Dental Oral Health Clinic at HCMC

Supports patient urgent needs and staff development in the Delta Dental Oral Health Clinic at HCMC.

Oncology Dentistry

To assist cancer patients with access to dental care. 

HIV/AIDS

Positive Care Center Urgent Patient Needs

Assists  the urgent needs of patients receiving care in the Positive Care Center.  

Mental Health/Psychiatry

Redleaf Center for Family Healing

The new Redleaf Center for Family Healing expands upon the work of Hennepin Healthcare's Mother-Baby Program, Minnesota's first intensive mental health program for pregnant and postpartum mothers. We aim to bring the best mental health and trauma healing services to pregnant and postpartum mothers, fathers, and families raising young children, particularly in communities that need it the most.

Bruggemeyer Patient and Staff Assistance

Provide patient assistance and staff development for inpatient and outpatient psychiatry. 

Child Mental Health Enrichment

Provide toys and play equipment for child psychiatry. 

Crisis Residence

Supports transitional housing services for adults experiencing mental illness. 

Day Treatment Clinic

Supports urgent needs of mental health clients in day treatment  

Day Treatment Nutrition Program

Supports the meal program and nutrition education in day treatment. 

Popkin Psychiatry Family Resource Center

Maintains the Michael Popkin Psychiatry Family Resource Center at HCMC. 

Psychology Training Fund

Supports psychology interns and fellows in attending professional activities that enhance their development.

Rosholt Acts of Kindness

Assists patients with urgent needs in outpatient and inpatient psychiatry 

Patient Care

Cardiac Rehab Patient Scholarships

Offer financial support for patients needing cardiac rehabilitation, such as transportation and medical equipment. 

Coordinated Care Center

Supports urgent needs of patients receiving care in the Coordinated Care Center. 

Friends of Hennepin Heart

Enhance staff education in the Cardiology Department.

Hennepin Stroke Center

Supports patient and family education and staff development in the Stroke Center. 

Hyperbaric Oxygen Chamber

Improve the delivery of  care in hyperbaric medicine. 

Innovations in Patient Care

Provides funding to programs to test new ideas that improve care to patients. 

Knapp Rehab

Supports equipment purchases for patients and staff training.

Ophthalmology

Supports medical education and equipment in the Department of Ophthalmology. 

Palliative Medicine

Assists patients and caregivers with end of life support. 

Transplant Clinic

Patient financial support for medications. 

Trauma Prevention

Provides car seats, bike helmets, fall prevention education, and home safety initiatives. 

Patient Comfort/Experience

Artist in Residence

Provides healing arts to the patients in the hospital.

Domestic Violence Assistance

Assists victims of domestic violence and provides staff training. 

Emergency Clothing Room

Provides clean clothes to adult and pediatric hospital patients so they can return home with dignity. 

Family Lodging Assistance

Supports temporary lodging for out-of-town families with loved ones in the hospital or out-of-town patients requiring extended outpatient care such as daily rehabilitation. 

Food Shelf at HCMC

Provides food to patients in need at HCMC. 

GLBT

Addresses the unique patient needs and staff training for the GLBT community. 

Inspire Arts

Enhances the patient, family and staff experience through the healing benefits of art. Includes music therapy, art programming, and curated exhibits.

Music Therapy

Offers the comfort and joy of music to patients at HCMC. Provided by a licensed Music Therapist. 

Native American Assistance

Assist with urgent needs of Native American patients, especially those who come from out of town. 

Patient Experience

Provides patient amenities and enhances the patient experience. 

Volunteer Services

Offers financial support to volunteer services for program improvements and volunteer recognition.

Spiritual Care

Lap Robes

Provides financial assistance to purchase quilts and blankets for end of life care. 

Spiritual Care

Supports the efforts of the Spiritual Care department.

Organ Donor Wall of Heroes

Supports the Wall of Heroes display honoring organ donors and recipients. 

Traumatic Brain Injury

Brain Injury Research Lab

Supports the exploration of methods for improved classification of brain injury to enable better identification of people who do not recover.  

Pediatric Brain Injury

Used to purchase resources to aid in the recovery of pediatric patients with a brain injury, including equipment used in rehabilitation. 

Traumatic Brain Injury Urgent Needs

Helps patients and their families who are under financial difficulty to purchase medical equipment. 

Traumatic Brain Injury Center

Supports program enhancements, staff training and patient education in the TBI Center. 

Rockswold Kaplan Endowed Chair for Traumatic Brain Injury

Contributions are added to this endowment that supports the position of Chair for Traumatic Brain Injury. 

Women and Children

Redleaf Center for Family Healing

The new Redleaf Center for Family Healing expands upon the work of Hennepin Healthcare's Mother-Baby Program, Minnesota's first intensive mental health program for pregnant and postpartum mothers. We aim to bring the best mental health and trauma healing services to pregnant and postpartum mothers, fathers, and families raising young children, particularly in communities that need it the most.

Doula Program

Supports the continued services of Doula care at HCMC. 

Nurse Midwife

Support program enhancements of Nurse Midwife services

OB/GYN Improvement

Offers financial support for patient and staff 

Women's Assistance

Supports the urgent needs of female patients. 

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