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Medtronic Foundation recognizes patients who, with the help of medical technology, give back through volunteerism and community service.
The Bakken Invitation Award recognizes the work of those who improve communities and others’ lives.
A GLOBAL PHILANTHROPIC MOVEMENT
Bakken Invitation Honorees illustrate how advocacy and volunteerism can drive policy and societal change.
Honorees select a charity of their choice to receive a grant from the Medtronic Foundation, enhancing their patient advocacy and volunteer efforts.
Inspired by the work of Medtronic co-founder Earl Bakken, the Bakken Invitation Award promotes the work of patients who manage their own health and advocate for the health and well-being of others.