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(HOWARD, SD) – Imagine lush tropical gardens, shimmering pink sand beaches, blue seas, and spectacular sunsets!

Did you hear that . . . it’s a private beach in Bermuda calling your name . . . come see me!

You could be feeling blissful with joy on a fantastic getaway for two to Bermuda! While providing protection to rural healthcare teams fighting the Coronavirus!

For a $75 raffle ticket, or two for $125, you could be enjoying a 4-night stay at The Fairmont Southampton in Bermuda. The trip is valued at $6,464. More details of the trip are available here: https://horizonhealthfoundation.com/donate/bermuda-raffle.

Only 150 tickets are available and will likely sell out soon with only 23 remaining. The drawing will be held on June 30, 2020 at 1:00PM CST via live video drawing on the Horizon Health Foundation Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/HorizonHealthFoundation/).

100% of all proceeds support Horizon Health Foundation’s Coronavirus relief efforts including purchasing desperately needed Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Horizon Health Care staff.

“We rely on our masks, face shields and other Personal Protective Equipment every day to protect ourselves and our patients while providing care in our communities,” said Katie Stearns, CNP, James Valley Community Health Center. “Please consider purchasing a raffle ticket through the Horizon Health Foundation. Not only do you earn a chance to go on a dreamy vacation as described above, but you also get the opportunity to support my colleagues and I in our Coronavirus relief efforts.

Katie Stearns, CNP, of James Valley Community Health Center in full PPE

The face shield Stearns is wearing in the photo costs $5.00 per use. Horizon currently uses over 50 a day while operating 32 clinics in 22 communities across the state of South Dakota. Your $75 raffle ticket provides 15 of these face shields for Horizon clinicians who are providing medical, dental and mental health care across the state.

Pick up your phone and call the Foundation office today at 605-772-5907 to purchase your tickets. Ask for Adam Eggert, Database Officer, and he will take care of you while providing the most exceptional customer service.

“Thanks for your continued support which allows Horizon to continue our lifesaving mission of helping each-and-every patient,” said Brianna Mae Feldhaus, Fundraising Officer. “By purchasing a couple raffle tickets you can make a real difference in our rural communities in the fight against the Coronavirus.”

About Horizon Health Care, Inc.

For over 40 years, Horizon Health Care has been providing personalized, affordable, high-quality medical, dental and behavioral healthcare through a rural, community-based network in South Dakota. Horizon is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) that serves the medical, dental and mental healthcare needs of South Dakotans in rural, medically underserved areas through 110,000 patient visits annually in 32 community health centers in: Aberdeen, Alcester, Bison, Bryant, De Smet, Eagle Butte, Elk Point, Faith, Fort Thompson, Howard, Huron, Isabel, La Plant, Lake Preston, Martin, McIntosh, Mission, Plankinton, Wessington Springs, White River, Woonsocket, and Yankton. For more information please visit www.horizonhealthcare.org.

About Horizon Health Foundation

The Horizon Health Foundation was established in 2016 to ensure rural health care access to those in need and provide funding for Horizon Health Care Horizon Health Foundation, a tax-exempt, non-profit corporation, seeks through responsible activities to encourage and derive sustaining gift support from current and former patients and interested friends, including corporate entities. The Horizon Health Foundation Office, operating in coordination with Horizon Health Care, is the duly designated fund-raising arm for Horizon Health Care, Inc.  In the broadest sense, the purpose of the Foundation is to create an awareness of the financial needs of Horizon Health which are not provided by patient charges and to systematically implement plans by which dollar needs can be met. For more information, please visit http://www.horizonhealthfoundation.com or call 605.772.4553.