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HERO receives $4,000 grant for virtual program

HERO, Healthcare Equipment Recycling Organization has received a grant in the amount of $4,000 from Dakota Medical Foundation to support funding for training in a Virtual CIO program led by Summit Group Software.

Recipients of this grant agree to add $500 of sponsored or organization given funds. This program will allow HERO to learn more about IT and create a technology strategy for now and the future.

HERO collects and redistributes donated healthcare supplies to benefit those in need. Last year, HERO was able to provide a volume of 3,119 individuals and agencies with needed healthcare supplies and equipment and gave nearly $175,000 worth of supplies to those in need.

Examples of items redistributed through HERO are: wheelchairs, wound care supplies, walkers, and personal hygiene items.

To learn more about HERO, visit or call 701-212-1921.

Dakota Medical Foundation leads initiatives to measurably improve health and access to healthcare, helps build exceptional non-profit organizations that produce superior results, and actively seeks and invests in breakthrough ideas to vastly improve health for people of the region.

Since 1996, DMF has invested $68 million to operate initiatives, provided funding and helped improve the results of more than 400 organizations in the region. DMF and Impact Foundation jointly host Giving Hearts Day and the website that has processed more than $8 million for charities since 2008.

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