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Sanford Health and Samaritan's Feet welcome community volunteers for senior event on April 7


BEMIDJI, Minn. — Sanford Health in Bemidji and Samaritan’s Feet partner to serve senior residents of Neilson Place with a specially designed pair of shoes and a message of hope during an event on Thursday, Apr. 7, at Sanford Neilson Place, 1000 Anne Street NW, Bemidji, Minn. 56601.

Samaritan’s Feet serves and inspires hope and dignity in our aging population by providing shoes as the foundation to a spiritual and healthy life. Lack of proper footwear can have a negative impact on a senior’s health and well-being, the ability to live independently, community involvement and economic stability.

Anyone in the community who would like to assist with the event is welcome to register to volunteer by going to Volunteers will spend time with seniors, washing their feet, encouraging them and providing them with a new pair of specially designed shoes. Other volunteer roles include runners, water team, show area and greeters. Masks will be required for all volunteers at this event. For assistance with volunteering questions, please email

About Sanford Health

Sanford Health, the largest rural health system in the United States, is dedicated to transforming the health care experience and providing access to world-class health care in America’s heartland. Headquartered in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, the organization serves more than one million patients and 220,000 health plan members across 250,000 square miles. The integrated health system has 47 medical centers, 2,800 Sanford physicians and advanced practice providers, 170 clinical investigators and research scientists, more than 200 Good Samaritan Society senior care locations and world clinics in 8 countries around the globe. Learn more about Sanford Health's commitment to shaping the future of rural health care across the lifespan at or Sanford Health News.


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