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The Minnesota office was founded in 1986, by Rose Schaffhausen, the Upper Midwest Region is located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. It encompasses the states of Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin. Annual events include a Cinco de Mayo 5K, a Pequeño Tour featuring a dance and music from one of the NPH homes and the Celebrando A Los Niños Gala. NPH raises the kids and we raise the funds.
and mentor, Rose Schaffhausen. She passed away on November 22, 2021, at the age 91.
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We welcome everyone who would like to get involved in helping us raise funds for the children of NPH. Click here to learn more about volunteering in our region!
Click here for information about our Volunteer Intern position.
Click here for our Regional Board Member job description.
We welcome everyone who would like to get involved in helping us raise funds for the children of NPH. Register online today to volunteer!
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Donor Relations Manager
Donor Relations Manager
Vice President, Donor Relations (Midwest Area)
Women Embracing Equity
We invite you to join us for an afternoon of panelist discussions with inspiring women in our community, local woman and woman-presenting artisans, charcuterie boards and drinks in celebration of International Women’s Day!
NPH USA St. Damien Pediatric Hospital Fund Lunch and Learn Series
This year, it is our hope to provide you with opportunities to engage with the hospital, as if you were there. One way to do this is through the NPH USA St. Damien Pediatric Hospital Fund “Lunch and Learn” series. Throughout this series, you will hear from different department heads at St. Damien, sharing their experiences, and shedding light on specific areas of need at the hospital. We also will host guest speakers!
17th Annual Cinco de Mayo 5K Fiesta
Our 17th Annual Cinco de Mayo 5K event with a fiesta to follow! Join us for a family-friendly day of fun featuring a 5k, entertainment, games, and more!
9:00 a.m. Registration
9:30 a.m. Warm-Up & 1/4-Mile Kid’s Run
9:45 a.m. 1-Mile Kid’s Run
10:00 a.m. Welcome & 5k Begins
5k immediately followed by Awards Ceremony and Fiesta (games, treats, and entertainment)!
All proceeds from this year’s event will help fund NPH Dominican Republic’s transitional home which provides a safe place for vulnerable children to stay while their situations are evaluated.
Gratitude Gathering – Minnesota
We are thankful for YOU!!! In appreciation of all our wonderful volunteers, child sponsors, and supporters, we’d like to invite you to a fun evening on the water!
NPH USA Gala – Minnesota
Please join us for our annual Gala!
NPH Honduras June 11 – 17, 2023
Join us for a one-week immersion trip to our NPH home in Honduras.
NPH Dominican Republic – Women’s Retreat4/21 – 27/2023
Join us for a one-week immersion trip to our NPH home in the Dominican Republic to experience firsthand how NPH transforms the lives of children!
Leave a Legacy
When you include NPH USA in your estate plan, your generosity transforms the lives of vulnerable children. Thank you for ensuring that NPH USA can impact children and families well into the future.
Message from the Board President of NPH International
Reinhart Köhler, who joined the NPH family 40 years ago as a volunteer, shares his thoughts about the impact of support from people around the world.