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Riverwood Foundation has a rich tradition dating back to the ‘50s of grassroots,community fundraising support. From the first day the hospital doors opened, the Aitkin community has understood the importance of Riverwood Healthcare Center providing high-quality healthcare services.People just like you provide financial support through Riverwood Foundation to assist in meeting future healthcare needs and services, and to provide our growing population with quality healthcare close to home.

To see how donors are making a difference for healthcare in our community, see our 2015 annual report.


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Katie Nelson, Foundation Director
TEL: (218)927-5158
200 Bunker Hill Drive
Aitkin, MN 56431
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Riverwood ’s 2016 Annual Report gives an update on initiatives to enhance quality of care, including several patient testimonials, and an overview of financials and donor support through Riverwood Foundation. The report’s theme–“Patient-Centered Care”—represents all the individuals and organizations that come together to bring the best in healthcare to the Northern Minnesota communities Riverwood serves. “At […]


To address growing needs for local kidney care, specialty medical care and primary care, Riverwood Healthcare Center will be expanding and redesigning its Aitkin campus clinic facilities. Here’s a brief overview of the project. Kidney Care: Local kidney care will enhance the quality of life for your family and neighbors. Renovation of existing space will […]


Are you or someone you know suffering from heartburn or reflux disease? If so, there’s good news about the treatment options available locally. Learn more at a Reflux and Heartburn Solutions program on Tues., March 28, 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. at the Blandin Foundation community room in Grand Rapids. Hear from Dr. Howard McCollister, reflux […]

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