March 24th, 2020
MANKATO—Mayo Clinic Health System Southwest Minnesota has donated $100,000 to Greater Mankato Area United Way to go to the Community Response Fund recently created by United Way and the Mankato Area Foundation to address emergency nonprofit needs.
“Mayo Clinic Health System Southwest Minnesota region is proud to announce a $100,000 donation to the United Way, who has partnered with the Mankato Area Foundation to develop a community emergency fund,” said Terry Brandt, Chair of Administration for Mayo Clinic Health System Southwest Minnesota. “We are grateful to help support this important initiative as our community bands together to address COVID-19.”
“Words cannot express how grateful we are for the continued partnership of Mayo Clinic Health System Southwest Minnesota,” said Barb Kaus, CEO of Greater Mankato Area United Way. “This generous donation for the Community Response Fund demonstrates Mayo Clinic Health System’s deep support of keeping our region strong and balanced, now through essential emergency needs as we unite to address this health crisis. This donation will have a tremendous positive impact on our region.”
About the Community Response Fund
In response to COVID-19, Greater Mankato Area United Way and the Mankato Area Foundation have partnered to create the Community Response Fund to address emergency nonprofit needs throughout our region. One hundred percent of donations to this fund will go to organizations helping those impacted by the health crisis throughout the Greater Mankato area. Learn more at www.MankatoUnitedWay.org/Community-Response-Fund. For organizations interested in applying for funds, please contact Sarah Beiswanger at firstname.lastname@example.org, or fill out our simplified online application.