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Super One Foods, Community Support Solvay Hospice House

(Duluth, MN) December 6, 2016 – Super One Foods and its customers have joined together to give a record-setting gift to the Miller-Dawn Foundation in support of Solvay Hospice House, the region’s only end-of-life care facility. Eleven regional Super One stores offered paper ornaments available for purchase for $1 throughout the month of November. This […]

The Miller-Dwan Foundation Distributes $41,700 in Grants during its Final Grant Cycle

Grants were awarded to the following organizations: From the Miller-Dawn Foundation Innovations Fund $25,000 to the Program for Aid to Victims of Sexual Assault (PAVSA) to provide therapeutic services and prevention education to victims of sexual assault and trafficking. $4500 to the Essentia Health Rehabilitation Continuing Education Committee for complex foot, ankle and gait rehabilitation […]

Recent Changes to the Miller-Dwan Foundation Grant Process

  Recently, the Miller-Dwan Foundation Board of Directors undertook a process designed to review, assess and adjust our grantmaking strategies and policies. The process, completed and approved in November 2016, is rolling out with the new year. CHANGE HIGHLIGHTS While little has changed as a result of our review, key changes are as follows: Grant […]

Adult Inpatient Mental Health Unit – It’s About the Care

By Lainie Janke Each and every person is a unique. Everyone possesses personal worth. And every single individual, family member, and loved one is valued. That’s the philosophy of the Adult Inpatient Mental Health Unit located in the Miller-Dwan Building, where our compassionate and highly-skilled clinical team addresses the physical, spiritual, social, psychological, and economic […]

Miller-Dwan Foundation Receives $5,000 Grant from Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community for Adult Inpatient Unit Renovation

  The Miller-Dwan Foundation announced a $5,000 grant received from the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community. The grant will be used to help renovate the Adult Inpatient Mental Health Unit located in the Miller-Dwan Building. The renovation will dramatically advance the care program by creating dedicated spaces including an exercise room, a spiritual center, flexible spaces […]

Press Release: Check to be Presented to Amberwing

(Duluth, MN) January 6, 2016 –Former NHL player, Butch Williams and Duluth Grill owner, Tom Hanson, will make a check presentation Amberwing – Center for Youth & Family Well-Being, as well as the Peterson Legacy Fund, at Amberwing on January 11th at 5:00pm. Funds were raised at an event held in September, the Fall Harvest […]

ARTcetera Raised Impressive Funds

ARTcetera, the Miller-Dwan Foundation’s premier annual gala, raised a net of more than $180,000 this year to transform the Miller-Dwan Building’s Adult Inpatient Behavioral Health Unit into a warm, welcoming leading-edge healing environment. With every penny raised at ARTcetera 2015 going towards the Healing Space Campaign, the Foundation is well on its way to achieving […]

Employee Campaign, You Help Us Meet That Goal

The Miller-Dwan Foundation supports the historical specialty care areas of the former Miller-Dwan Medical Center. So we take care of the burn, wound and pain care departments, radiation oncology, surgical services that happen in the Miller-Dwan Building as well as mental health and physical rehabilitation care including Polinsky. What I mean by take care of […]

Be Cautious When Giving

Some people in our region have reported receiving letters from the “Hospice Support Fund” asking them to donate to the “2015 Silver Bay Area Appeal” by sending money to an address in Virginia. We would like members of our local communities to know that this request is in no way affiliated with Solvay Hospice House. […]