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The bakken invitation

Medtronic Foundation recognizes patients who, with the help of medical technology, give back through volunteerism and community service.

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LIVE ON. GIVE ON.

The Bakken Invitation Award recognizes the work of those who improve communities and others’ lives.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW
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Bakken 2015

BAKKEN INVITATION:

 

A GLOBAL PHILANTHROPIC MOVEMENT

Bakken Invitation Honorees illustrate how advocacy and volunteerism can drive policy and societal change.

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FURTHER YOUR VOLUNTEER EFFORTS

Honorees select a charity of their choice to receive a grant from the Medtronic Foundation, enhancing their patient advocacy and volunteer efforts.

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Earl Bakken

BAKKEN INVITATION

VIDEO GALLERY

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.

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