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Minnesota Masons adopt a special room

Pictured from left to right: David S. Wething, chairman, Minnesota Masonic Charities; Douglas J. Campbell, grand secretary, Grand Lodge of Minnesota; Eric J. Neetenbeek, president and CEO, Minnesota Masonic Charities; Brian E. Beermann, grand master, Grand Lodge of Minnesota; Carolyn Wilson, R.N., president, University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview; Kathie Taranto, president, Amplatz Children’s Hospital; Aaron Friedman, M.D., Medical School dean; and Joseph P. Neglia, M.D., M.P.H., physician-in-chief, Amplatz Children’s Hospital. (Photo: Jim Bovin)

The Grand Lodge of Minnesota and Minnesota Masonic Charities have jointly sponsored an Adopt A Room at University of Minnesota Amplatz Children’s Hospital, continuing the Masons’ decades-long commitment to improving children’s health.

More like home

Adopt A Rooms, customized private rooms designed for kids and their families, help improve outcomes and accelerate healing at the new Amplatz Children’s Hospital.

Gifts to Adopt A Room will equip and enhance patient rooms today and sustain those rooms for decades to come.

To learn more, contact Elizabeth Patty at 612-625-6136 or

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