August 2011

St. Joseph’s Honored for Work to Promote Organ Donation

Park Rapids, MN

St. Joseph’s Area Health Services received a Distinguished Participant Award from the Minnesota Hospital Association and LifeSource for participation in the Donate Life Minnesota campaign for organ and tissue donation. St. Joseph’s and the St. Joseph’s Auxiliary helped to educate residents of its service area about organ and tissue donation. Since April 2010, 150 St. Joseph’s employees and area residents have signed on to the initiative as new designated organ and tissue donors, contributing to a statewide total of more than 106,000 new donors.