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CHC: Creating Healthier Communities

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CHC: Creating Healthier Communities leverages partnerships to raise funds, delivers programs and elevates solutions in communities. Together with partners, we’ve been creating healthier communities for more than 65 years.  We exist so that every person in every community has an opportunity to live their healthiest life.

Access a video about Creating Healthier Communities.

Gift Examples

  • $3 per pay period gives 20 people access to an anonymous online mental health screening that can better understand their mental health.   
  • $5 pay period covers the cost of one day in our virtual family program, which is offered free of charge and provides resources and support for family members impacted by addiction. 
  • $5 pay period will bridge the gap for 1 night for a family who is unable to contribute towards their stay, relieving the financial stress of being away from home at Ronald McDonald House.  
  • $10 per paycheck will provide outdoor plants and landscape enhancers to make a community green space more enjoyable for local community members through Rebuilding Together. 
  • $15 per pay period provides information and support during three crisis calls to a 24/7 Helpline for people affected by Alzheimer’s. 
  • $20 per pay period teaches more than 2,500 children how to avoid obesity and live longer, stronger lives through nutrition and exercise educational materials.

Designation Policy

CHC accepts designations to charity partners and any 501 c3 nonprofit organizations. CHC distributes funds according to donor designations. 

Administrative Fee


Primary Region

Metro, Southwest, Southeast, Northwest, Northeast, Northcentral


  • CHC: Creating Healthier Communities 
  • ALS Association, Minnesota/North Dakota/South Dakota Chapter 
  • Alzheimer's Association, Minnesota-North Dakota Chapter, Minneapolis
  • American Cancer Society, Minneapolis 
  • American Diabetes Association 
  • American Heart Association 
  • American Kidney Fund 
  • American Liver Foundation 
  • American Lung Association in Minnesota 
  • American Lung Association of Minnesota, Duluth 
  • Angel Foundation 
  • Arthritis Foundation, Upper Midwest Region, Minnesota 
  • Autism Society of Minnesota 
  • Be The Match Foundation 
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of the Twin Cities 
  • Breast Cancer Research Foundation, Inc. 
  • Can Do Canines 
  • Children's Cancer Research Fund, Minnesota 
  • Children's Health Care Foundation 
  • Crescent Cove 
  • Crohn's & Colitis Foundation, Minnesota/Dakotas Chapter 
  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Minnesota Chapter 
  • Environmental Initiative 
  • Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota 
  • Faith's Lodge 
  • Fraser 
  • Friends of the Mississippi River 
  • Gilda's Club Twin Cities 
  • Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation 
  • JDRF International, Minnesota and Dakotas Chapter 
  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Upper Plains Region, Minneapolis Market 
  • March of Dimes, Central Minnesota 
  • Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation 
  • Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance 
  • Minnesota Network of Hospice and Palliative Care 
  • Minnesota Ovarian Cancer Alliance 
  • Minnesota Stroke Association 
  • Muscular Dystrophy Association, Minnesota 
  • NAMI Minnesota 
  • National Ataxia Foundation 
  • National Kidney Foundation Serving Minnesota 
  • National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Minnesota, Upper Midwest 
  • One Heartland 
  • Parkinson's Foundation, Minnesota/Dakotas Chapter 
  • PRX / Public Radio Exchange 
  • Rainbow Health Minnesota 
  • Ronald McDonald House Charities of Minnesota, Upper Midwest 
  • Ronald McDonald House of Rochester Minnesota SAVE, Suicide Awareness Voices of Education 
  • St. Jude Children's Research Hospital (serving IA, MN, ND, SD & WI) 
  • Susan G. Komen, Minnesota 
  • Touchstone Mental Health 
  • Tubman 
  • Wayside Recovery Center 
  • Wilderness Inquiry 
  • Wishes & More 
  • Women's Environmental Institute


Becky Ehret







Affiliate Designations

Any 501(c)3 Designations

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