Walker Methodist



The Walker Methodist Foundation was established in 1975 to ensure high-quality programs and services are provided for our residents and patients.

The Walker Methodist Foundation provides a vibrant donation platform for funds to be used to support our programs, services, and capital needs for our residents and patients in all of our buildings. In addition, our staff is supported through the Foundation with training opportunities and a Pay It Forward Fund, an emergency assistance fund open to all employees. It is our hope to provide a lasting legacy for Walker Methodist for decades to come.

Walker Methodist Foundation
3737 Bryant Ave South Minneapolis, MN 55409


During the COVID-19 pandemic, we want to support our team members working on the frontlines. Through Well-wishes for Walker Methodist, you can send notes of encouragement to team members or give financial support. Learn more and show your support today.





  • Provide music, arts, holistic programming for low income patients and residents;
  • Improve the quality of life for our patients and residents;
  • Minimize the negative impact of required medications;
  • Reduce anxiety and depression; and
  • Improve the overall health and wellness of our Residents and Patients.

How Can you help?

Every day, donations are used to help provide rich and vibrant experiences for seniors. It can be simple, such as providing supplies for art programs, a new dance floor, or Spanish television for a resident... or bigger projects, such as a new community room or bus. Our goal, with your help, is to create even more opportunities for rich and full lives.

YOUR donation impacts lives

When you donate to the Walker Methodist Foundation, 100 percent of your dollars stay with our Residents, communities, programs, and employees. This fulfills our Vision of being the best place to live and work.


Foundation Events

Throughout the year, the Foundation hosts a variety of events to help build funds to support the services, programs, and communities of Walker Methodist.

Walker Methodist Foundation 5K/10K Run & Walk

Every June, we hold a 5k and 10k run & walk to raise money for programs and services for our more than 2,400 residents and patients. These programs and services are designed to improve the quality of life and health and wellness for the older adults living in our communities. Join the more than 500 participants ranging from 2 to 85 who are supporting this effort!

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