Mille Lacs Area Health Foundation

Making a difference in the communities we serve

Mission Statement:

We are committed to addressing the diverse and changing community health needs of the Mille Lacs Area through volunteerism and charitable giving.
You can make a difference in the communities we serve by giving to the Foundation. Your donation assures continued growth and development of providing quality health care services and programs for the area. All contributions to the Foundation are tax-deductible as allowed by IRS guidelines.

Our funds go toward projects such as:

  • Hospital, clinic and Emergency Room needs at Mille Lacs Health System
  • MLAHF Healthcare Career Scholarship Program
  • MLHS Healing Garden

Our fund raising projects include a summer golf tournament, a fall event, and the following giving opportunities also exist:
Memorial Gift Giving; and Gifts of Security, Real Estate, Life Insurance and Personal Property. Wills and Endowments are additional options for ongoing support of our projects.

Checks should be made payable to:
Mille Lacs Area Health Foundation
200 North Elm Street
PO Box A
Onamia, MN 56359

Click the links to: donate online, purchase a ticket for an event, purchase a brick for our Healing Garden, or to email Diane Seefeld, Executive Director.


Dennis Burr, President

Elaine Litke, Vice President

Jamie Root-Larson, Secretary

Dawn Osterman – Treasurer

Joseph Walsh, Esq. – Board Member

Beth VanderPlaats – Board Member

Darla Roache - Board Member

Sharon Hegstrom - Board Member

Lori Niesen - Board Member

Byron Ninham - Board Member

Bob Sumner - Board Member

Angie Stowell - Board Member

Paula Monteiro - Board Member

Jean Stafford - Board Member

Hans Woelfle - Board Member

Bill Nelson – Associate Member

Diane Seefeld – Executive Director