To collect and redistribute donated healthcare supplies to help those in need.
1996- HERO is founded by nurses from the local Association of Operating Room Nurses
2000- Becomes a 501(c)3 nonprofit
2003- HERO adds a local distribution purpose to the mission
2005- First full-time executive director is hired
2010- HERO moves to a larger facility, complete with warehouse and offices
2014- HERO celebrates the anniversary of the 10th Annual Bash
HERO's supplies have reached every continent (except Antarctica) to help those in need. As soon as Antarctica is ready to accept supplies, HERO is ready for Antarctica.
HERO - BOARD OF DIRECTORS
There is no better way to describe HERO's Board of Directors. The HERO Board is a team defined by their unity of belief in HERO.
All viable excess medical supplies and equipment are handled in an environmentally safe manner promoting recycling through redistribution.
Stephen is a North Dakota native, and comes from a family of eight! Before joining HERO he worked for New Hope Uganda Ministries as an Administrative Director. Stephen enjoys cycling and is excited to be back in the Fargo area.
Georgia grew up on a farm near Napoleon, ND and went to hair design school in Sioux Falls, SD. Her job before HERO was property assessing for an area county. She always wanted to help others and joined HERO in 2006.
Bridget grew up in rural ND and earned her B.A. in vocal performance from VCSU in Valley City, ND. Her job before HERO was as a legal secretary. She is interested community engagement and loves helping others. She joined the team at HERO in 2016.
Brent is a graduate of MSUM and has spent time in teaching and coaching, sales and marketing, event planning, and fundraising. Brent has spent the last 14 years in Aberdeen, SD. He is excited to return to Fargo/Moorhead and join the team at HERO!
Eddy is a US Army veteran and has experience with computer programming, managing, and organizing. Eddy makes sure the warehouse is organized and is in charge of the waiting list. He's also helped launch our bar code system.
Chair: Brandi Rostad
Vice Chair: Ann Miller
Secretary: Kristin Hauschild
Treasurer: Terry Kraft