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TCHC Foundation awards $13,000 in grants

These grants are created using the revenue-generating funds at the Minnesota Foundation.

The obstetrics department is holding a giant donation check.
The obstetric department of Tri-County Health Care plans to use the awarded funds to purchase a birthing stool, towels, gowns and at-home kits for parents.
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WADENA โ€” The Tri-County Health Care Foundation awarded $13,000 in grants to local organizations.

The grants were created using the revenue-generating funds at the Minnesota Foundation. This allowed Tri-County Health Care to take a percentage of the equity each year to distribute in the form of gifts, according to a news release.

The obstetric department at Tri-County Health Care was awarded a $2,000 grant from the fund. This funding will be used to purchase a birthing stool to aid patients through the labor process. Funds will also go toward new towels, gowns and at-home kits that contain essentials for the first few days of parenthood.

A man and a woman from the Friendly Rider group holds an oversized donation check.
The Friendly Rider received a $500 grant. These grants are created in conjunction with the Minnesota Foundation.<br/><br/>
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Other recipients include:

  • Friendly Rider Free Summer Youth Transportation โ€” $500; 
  • Deer Creek Fire and Rescue โ€” $1,300;  
  • Childrenโ€™s Dental Services โ€” $1,000; 
  • Bertha-Hewitt Community Education Babysitting Program โ€” $200; 
  • City of Wadena Park Advisory โ€” $8,000.  

For more about the Foundation and grants, visit TCHC.org/foundation .

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