Mission, Vision & Values

Mission: Through philanthropy, Carris Health Foundation supports the vitality and quality of care of Carris Health - Rice Memorial Hospital.

Vision: Carris Health Foundation will be the preferred philanthropic partner for advancing the quality of health in Central Minnesota.


  • Respect - We respect the different needs, experiences, talents, and individual importance of each of our donors and volunteers. We value the importance of recognizing everyone's contributions and accomplishments, and encourage development of individual relationships.
  • Integrity - We communicate honestly, honor donor intent, are good stewards of all gifts, and accept financial responsibility for our actions.
  • Compassion - We acknowledge that donors express their sense of compassion through their gifts to us. We support an environment within the hospital that is conducive to healing, growth, and well-being for all.
  • Excellence - We are responsible for continuously seeking to exceed the expectations of our volunteers and donors, and through their support, improve patient care at Carris Health - Rice Memorial Hospital. We believe that teamwork, cooperation, collaboration, and partnerships are essential to excellence.