Upper Midwest
Region

Upper Midwest Region

About the region

Upper Midwest RegionBoard of Directors | Associate Board
Church Partner Program | Youth Ambassador Program

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.




IN HONOR OF ANN ARNOLD
With deep sadness, the NPH family mourns the loss of a faithful servant and mentor, Ann Arnold.
She passed away on November 18, 2019, at the age 97. Read more ->

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!

Read Upper Midwest Region-specific stories on our blog here!


Staff

Abby Anderson

Upper Midwest Development Coordinator

India Zietsman

Development Manager

Stephanie Pommier

Upper Midwest Regional Director

Events

NPH USA Virtual Pequeño Tour 2020

Tuesday, 09/01/2020

Monday, 11/30/2020

Once a year, each region of NPH USA arranges for student performers from an NPH home to travel to the United States for a ten to twenty day experience, affectionately referred to as the Pequeño Tour. Read more

2020 Mid-Atlantic/Northeast Pequeño Tour

Thursday, 09/24/2020

Monday, 10/12/2020

Join us for the 2020 Mid-Atlantic/Northeast Pequeño Tour! Youths from NPH El Salvador will be visiting to share their culturally rich musical and dance performances, as well as their touching stories with audiences across New England. Read more

NPH Former International Volunteer Family Reunion!

Thursday, 07/08/2021

It’s time for a Family Reunion! The past year has been extremely difficult for many, and it continues to be difficult for each of the 9 NPH homes. All former International Volunteers are invited to join us for a fundraising happy hour, as well as a chance to reconnect with other volunteers from the home you lived at.

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2021 Football Legends Classic

Monday, 07/26/2021

Each year, the Midwest Region of NPH USA hosts their signature event, The Football Legends Classic. After a challenging 2020 and with things opening back up, we are eager to bring everyone back together on the golf course in late July to celebrate the NPH mission and connect with old friends.

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NPH USA Grand Gala Weekend
Tickets on Sale Now!

Friday, 10/22/2021

Saturday, 10/23/2021

TICKETS ON SALE NOW!
Join us October 22 – 23, 2021, for our Grand Gala Weekend and experience two nights of inspiring change and learn how happiness heals! The faces of the children and families supported by YOU and NPH’s programs are the best treatment to add some happiness to your life.

Friday, October 22, 2021:
St. Damien Collaborative Event

Benefitting the premier pediatric hospital in Haiti

VIRTUAL

Where

Wherever you are!

What to Expect

Special Guests
Auction

When

Friday, October 22, 2021
7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Central

Tickets*

$10 Virtual Weekend Admission
$100 VIP Virtual Weekend Admission/Rx for Happiness Party Pack
A pack of fun items will be sent one week prior to the events for you to host or share with your event guests to enjoy while streaming the event(s).

*Includes access to NPH USA Virtual Gala on Saturday, October 23!

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Saturday, October 23, 2021:
NPH USA Gala

Benefitting the homes, health services and educational programs of NPH

VIRTUAL

Where

Wherever you are!

When

Saturday, October 23, 2021
7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Central

What to Expect

Special Guests
Auction

Tickets*

$10 Virtual Weekend Admission
$100 VIP Virtual Weekend Admission/Rx for Happiness Party Pack
A pack of fun items will be sent one week prior to the events for you to host or share with your event guests to enjoy while streaming the event(s).

*Includes access to St. Damien Collaborative Virtual Event on Friday, October 22!

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Sponsor Event


IN PERSON Bellevue | Scottsdale | Edina |
Chicago | Hingham

 

• BELLEVUE, WA

Where

Overlake Golf and Country Club
8000 NE 16th Street
Medina, WA 98039

When

Saturday, October 23, 2021
5:30 – 9:00 p.m. Pacific

What to Expect

Dinner
Auction

Tickets*

Early Bird through 8/31:
• $125 Individual
• $1,200 Table of Love (Admits 10)

Beginning 9/1:
• $150 Individual
• $1,500 Table of Love (Admits 10)

*Include access to both virtual events!

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Sponsor Event

• SCOTTSDALE, AZ

Where

St. Bernard of Clairvaux
10755 North 124th Street
Scottsdale, AZ 85259

When

Saturday, October 23, 2021
6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Pacific/AZ Time

What to Expect

Cocktails
Live Music
Dinner
Auction

Tickets*

Early Bird through 8/31:
• $125 Individual
• $1,000 Table of Love (Admits 8)

Beginning 9/1:
• $150 Individual
• $1,200 Table of Love (Admits 8)

*Include access to both virtual events!

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Sponsor Event

Guest Speaker: Jacinto de Jesus Arias Canal, Hermano Mayor (“Older Brother”), NPH Guatemala
 
• EDINA, MN

Where

Pinstripes
3849 Gallagher Drive
Edina, MN 55435

When

Saturday, October 23, 2021
6:00 – 10:00 p.m. Central

What to Expect

Cocktails
Dinner
Guest Speaker
Games/Auction
Music/Entertainment

Tickets*

Early Bird through 8/31:
• $125 Individual
• $1,200 Table of Love (Admits 10)

Beginning 9/1:
• $150 Individual
• $1,500 Table of Love (Admits 10)

*Include access to both virtual events!

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Sponsor Event

• CHICAGO, IL

Where

LM Studio Chicago
808 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605

When

Saturday, October 23, 2021
6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Central

What to Expect

Cocktails
Dinner
Auction

Tickets*

Early Bird through 8/31:
• $125 Individual
• $1,200 Table of Love (Admits 10)

Beginning 9/1:
• $150 Individual
• $1,500 Table of Love (Admits 10)

*Include access to both virtual events!

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Sponsor Event

• HINGHAM, MA

Where

South Shore Country Club
274 South Street
Hingham, MA 02043

When

Saturday, October 23, 2021
7:00 – 10:00 p.m. EST

What to Expect

Gala Fare
Guest Speaker
Auction

Tickets*

Early Bird through 8/31:
• $125 Individual
• $1,200 Table of Love (Admits 10)

Beginning 9/1:
• $150 Individual
• $1,500 Table of Love (Admits 10)

*Include access to both virtual events!

Buy Tickets
Sponsor Event


NPH USA is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation, Federal Tax ID #65-1229309. The amount deductible for federal income tax purposes is limited to the excess of your payment over the fair market value of goods or services we are providing, which we have estimated at $75 per person per ticket and $50 per Rx for Happiness Party Pack.

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