GRH Foundation announces annual fundraising event and opening of ticket sales

LA GRANDE – (Release from Grande Ronde Hospital) Foundation)  The Grande Ronde Hospital Foundation and US Bank are excited to announce the annual fundraising event, “From The Ground Up!” which will take place on Saturday,July 9th, starting at 6 p.m. at the Union County Fairgrounds.

The event will feature multiple mobile food vendors with many tasty meal options from the area. “Dueling” DJs KC Kunkel and Scott Newman will keep everyone dancing and singing throughout the evening. Attendees will also enjoy fun games; including corn hole, four lanes of ax throwing, and more! The event will feature performer Jonathan Burns, who has appeared on America’s Got Talent, and Penn and Teller’s Fool Us. Jonathan will make you laugh and cheer for his hilarious and amazing jokes, tricks, and stunts!

For attendees and non-attendees alike, the event will also feature an online silent auction and a limited- entry Golden Ticket Raffle for the chance to win a bucket-list vacation! Golden Ticket entries are limited to 300 tickets.

Guests will get a first look at an exciting new project Grande Ronde Hospital is starting this summer, which will launchthe future of health care in Northeast Oregon. The Foundation will be taking a big role in funding this project, and wellneed your help and this will be your first chance!

Online ticket sales, including the Golden Ticket Raffle, begin on May 2nd and may be found

The Grande Ronde Hospital Foundation has been fundraising for patient care equipment at Grande Ronde Hospital since 1969 and has raised more than 4.6 million dollars. For questions about their fundraising projects or to donate, call 541-963-1431 or go to