North Shore Health Care Foundation

The NSHCF proactively identifies opportunities to expand equitable health care and healthy living in Cook County Minnesota and champions solutions through funding, education, and advocacy.

A healthy community for all in Cook County

We believe in the possibilities of people, organizations, businesses and governments working together to create a healthy community for all in Cook County. Our values represent what we believe in, what we stand for and how we approach everything we do at the North Shore Health Care Foundation. They provide a guideline for making decisions at all levels of our organization and include:

  • Responsible stewardship
  • Collaboration and partnerships
  • Efficient and effective governance
  • Compassion
  • Inherent dignity 
  • Inclusion
  • Integrity, and
  • Being nimble
The North Shore Health Care Foundation is an independent non-profit organization benefitting health care in Cook County Minnesota. We support local organizations including:
  • Sawtooth Mountain Clinic
  • North Shore Health (Hospital)
  • Care Partners of Cook County
  • Cook County Higher Education
  • Local volunteer Fire Departments
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • All local schools
  • Oral Health Task Force
The North Shore Health Care Foundation was established in 1993, by a group of committed residents dedicated to improving the health and wellness of the Cook County community. The original Board assumed a leadership role in supporting projects that have had a significant impact on the health of our rural community. The commitment to provide leadership in sustaining and improving the health of individuals and communities continues today as a core value. 

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