Sharon Hawkins

Sharon Hawkins

Board Member

Sharon Hawkins has lived in Minnesota since 2002 and has been active in several civic and philanthropic endeavors in the Twin Cities. In addition to serving on the Abbott Northwestern Hospital Foundation (ANWF) board, she is a member of the board of Twin Cities Rise, Charlemagne Institute, King Milling Company, Lake Minnetonka Garden Club, past member of MN Opera, and is founder and past president of the Middle School Schoolgirls’ Lacrosse Association.

She has served as gala chair and committee member for several charity benefits, including the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation, Children’s Heart Link, MN Opera, Twin Cities Rise, and ANWF. Sharon was an active volunteer at Blake and Breck Schools and is a past member of the parent advisory committee of Duke University, where her three children and son-in-law obtained degrees. Her hobbies include skiing, boating, golf, platform tennis, pickleball, biking, bridge and mahjong.

Sharon Hawkins
Give the Gift of Hope
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The Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation® (MHIF) strives to create a world without heart and vascular disease. To achieve this bold vision, we are dedicated to improving the cardiovascular health of individuals and communities through innovative research and education.

Thanks to the generosity of donors like you, we can continue this life-saving work. Please make a gift to support the area of greatest need.

Match Alert! Make a Gift by December 31st

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Please make a heartfelt gift of any size to support the research and education happening at MHIF! Thanks to a generous donor, all gifts through December 31st will be matched up to $25,000 – doubling your impact! When you give this year, you will offer solutions and hope to the people most important to us all – parents, grandparents, family members and friends.