Our Causes

Our Foundation supports a number of programs and projects related to the work of Prairie Lakes Healthcare System. If you have a specific interest or cause, you have the ability to target your donation to make it more meaningful to you and your family.

Give Tomorrows: General Fund

The General Fund at the Prairie Lakes Healthcare Foundation assures the legacy of your gift is used in the area of greatest need. This means your donation to the General Fund is all-inclusive and provides resources for multiple hospital departments for service enhancement and growth opportunities arise. Your Gift May Be Used At Prairie Lakes Healthcare System To… 1. Expand the effort to provide and enhance medical specialty services. $18.5…

Give Help: Suzanne Jacobson Memorial Fund

The Suzanne Jacobson Memorial Fund (SJMF) is a grant opportunity for people with a life-threatening illness that need financial assistance. Awards are granted based on eligibility and necessity in the amount of $500. People may apply to the fund once a year. Funds may be used to assist with medical expenses, transportation costs, prescriptions, and groceries. Applications are kept in strict confidence. All contributions to the Suzanne Jacobson Memorial Fund are used…

Give Comfort: Prairie Lakes Hospice

Hospice at Prairie Lakes Healthcare System is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the quality of life of a terminally ill patient while respecting the patient's and family's right to make decision that affects their life and death. Help is available in coping with the physical pain and symptoms that are sometimes associated with the final stages of life. Physicians, nurses and social workers may provide medications and counseling to…

Give Shelter: Caring Club House

The Prairie Lakes Caring Club House was built in May 2003 to meet the hospitality needs of patients, their families and caregivers. As Prairie Lakes Healthcare System grows as a regional medical center, more people travel to Watertown for medical services. As part of our mission to provide compassionate care, we are proud to offer this special home to help ease the burdens families and caregivers may face during their…