February Grants Have Been Awarded!

Thanks to OYH board members and generous donors we were able to award almost $60,000 in funds this month to Minnesota agencies in need!

Hunger and Homeless Grants

 
  • Willmar Area Food Shelf was granted $4,046 to purchase 2 wireless floor scales with ramps and 4 sections of shelving.
  • New Pathways was granted $10,000 to purchase the disposal and asbestos abatement of an old boiler and to purchase/install a new boiler system to heat Cambrige Site shelter for homeless families with children.
  • Hope Coalition was granted $10,000 to purchase 2 new agency minivans for client services to replace existing vehicles.
  • Chatfield Community Food Shelf was granted $6,000 to purchase a glass front double door refrigerator, a one door glass fronted freezer and a 21-foot chest freezer.
  • Churches United was granted $3,250 to purchase bus tokens and laundry vouchers for hungry and homeless clients.
  • Hill City Area Food Shelf was granted $1,500 to purchase two upright freezers to replace a chest freezer that is no longer in service.
  • The Open Door was granted $10,000 to purchase a new walk-in cooler/freezer for The Open Door’s Eagan Pantry program.
  • Hastings Family Service was granted $4,725 to purchase of a  chest freezer, upright freezer, double glass door refrigerator and a hand truck with stair climber.
  • Life House was granted $10,000 to purchase of  a refrigerator, a stainless workspace table, poly box truck, wire shelving, storage bins, cabinet storage, clothing storage system, lockers, and partial shipping costs of goods.

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“We would not have been able to offer school pictures, school uniforms, gym clothes and uniforms, graduation fees, school activity fees, along with many other opportunities this Open Your Heart grant provided.”

— Simpson Housing