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Foundation Staff

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John Swanholm
Vice President, Community Advancement and Executive Director, HealthEast Foundation, 651-326-3570
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Tiffany Blank
System Director – Philanthropy Operations
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 Joan Pennington

Joan Pennington
System Director – Community Benefit, Policy and Measurement, 651-232-4937
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Diane Tran

Diane Tran
System Director – Neighborhood Integration and Community Engagement, 651-232-4810
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 Foundation Board of Directors

Our dedicated Foundation Board of Directors, along with our professional development staff, work with HealthEast leadership, physicians and employees to inspire charitable giving to HealthEast.

The board is comprised of a distinguished group of local business and community leaders who give generously of their time and expertise to oversee the philanthropic activities of the Foundation.

  • Thomas G. Fee, Chair
  • Scott A. Mueller, Vice Chair
  • Kathryn Correia, President 
  • John S. Swanholm, Vice President and Executive Director 
  • Jo Bailey
  • Timothy A. Becken 
  • Betty N. Brost
  • Litton E. S. Field, Jr. 
  • Gregory G. Freitag 
  • Rev. Roland Hayes
  • Taqee Khaled
  • Mai Moua
  • Dennis P. Todora

Contact HealthEast Foundation

Helping, healing and making a difference in the lives of others are at the heart of health care and the work of the HealthEast Foundation.

Main number: 651-232-4990
Fax: 651-232-4834
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HealthEast Foundation
1690 University Avenue West, Suite 250
St. Paul, Minnesota 55104

Ways to donate

By making a donation, you help HealthEast achieve our vision of providing optimal health and well-being for our patients, our communities and ourselves.

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Your generosity allows us to continue our shared mission.

When you make a donation to HealthEast, you can choose the area that's most important to you. If you'd prefer not to donate online, go here for a donation form you can print out and mail to us.
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Recognize a Shining Star

If a caregiver made sure your care was exceptional, that person is your Shining Star.

When you make a gift in honor of your Shining Star, you say “thank you” to someone who made a difference to you and your gift ensures we can continue providing excellent care in the future. If you prefer not to give online, go here for a donation form that you can print and mail to us.
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