Minnesota Indian Women’s Resource Center, Minneapolis, $4,556 to repair the boiler that heats supportive housing apartments.
Perspectives, Inc., St. Louis Park, $7,500 to improve security for families in supportive housing.
CHUM, Duluth, $7,500 to repair heavily used showers at the emergency homeless shelter.
Salvation Army Northern Division, Maplewood, $6,000 to purchase a walk-in freezer for a foodshelf serving the Maplewood area.
Theresa Living Center, St. Paul, $7,500 to replace very worn desks, dressers, and beds for homeless women and their children.
Women of Nations, St. Paul, $7,500 to purchase a van to transport women and their children to important appointments and to assist in moving families into new housing.
Second Harvest North Central Food Bank, Grand Rapids, $7,500 to help purchase a new forklift to meet increased demand for food in the region.
Face to Face Health and Counseling Service, St. Paul, $8,456 to purchase an oven and computers for homeless youth to work on homework and GED materials at the SafeZone Drop-In Center.
Valley Outreach, Stillwater, $7,500 to purchase equipment and software to better track food and connect clients to resources.
The Lift Garage, Minneapolis, $8,200 to purchase auto repair equipment to serve car-owners who are homeless or very low income.
Cornerstone Advocacy Service, Bloomington, $9,774 to replace key appliances including water heaters, a washer and dryer set, and a freezer.
Wayside House, Inc., St. Louis Park, $7,307 to purchase new beds and mattresses for women in the supportive housing program.
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of St. Cloud, St. Cloud, $10,000 to re-shingle the roof of the Domus transitional housing site.
Ascension Place/St. Anne’s Place, Minneapolis, $9,753 to purchase and install heavy-duty flooring in heavily used areas of St. Anne’s Place shelter.
St. Louis Park Emergency Program, St. Louis Park, $ 8,000 to purchase 2 stainless steel, commercial freezers to store frozen fresh produce, meat, and dairy products for distribution at the food shelf.
Sojourner Project, Hopkins, $6,300 to replace furniture including beds and living room furniture in a domestic violence shelter.
Hunger Solutions, Minnesota, $205,000 of which $150,000 will support the partnership with Hunger Solutions for the Open Your Heart Summer Challenge and $50,000 will fund the purchase of fresh produce for distribution to Minnesota food banks.
Christian Cupboard Emergency Food Shelf, Woodbury, $10,000 to purchase commercial refrigeration equipment and a scale that will allow for client choice of food products.
Harbor House Crisis Shelters, Superior, $4,000 to replace aging kitchen cabinets, countertops, and flooring at an emergency shelter home.
Bountiful Basket Food Shelf of Eastern Carver County, Chaska, $5,000 to provide software for client appointments and tracking.
RESOURCE, Minneapolis, $9,000 to replace worn interior and exterior doors to improve security at a transitional housing apartment building.
Family Promise of Anoka County, Coon Rapids, $8,735 to purchase folding beds and mattresses for a mobile emergency shelter that moves between host churches.
A Place for You, Pine City, $6,000 to make building improvements to an emergency shelter building in need of air-conditioning, fencing, and storage for resident belongings.
St. Stephen’s Human Services, Minneapolis, $10,000 to provide air-conditioning for a transitional housing site that provides housing for women and children.
Volunteers of America of Minnesota, Minneapolis, $10,000 to make building repairs, including replacing windows and flooring, at their Wakhon transitional housing site that will make the housing more comfortable for residents.
Merrick Community Services, St. Paul, $9,926 to purchase food shelf equipment, including a refrigerator, freezer, food scale, and stainless steel work table to serve the growing need of families and individuals on St. Paul’s East Side who are below poverty level.
Intercongregation Communities Association, Minnetonka, $4800 to purchase a new double-wide freezer, pallet stacker, and pallet jack for moving food to save money and utilize limited storage space.
Western Community Action, Inc., Marshall, $10,000 to purchase supplies and equipment for the expansion of the Marshall Kitchen Table Food Shelf and the expanded shopping area.
Hope Coalition, Red Wing, $9,869 to purchase new appliances to replace aging appliances and improperly working appliances at HOPE Coalition’s domestic violence shelter and transitional housing units.
Face To Face Health and Counseling Service, St. Paul, $7,400 to fund East Metro Youth Connect and Minneapolis Youth Connect events. These events will provide youth with crisis intervention services, basic needs, bus cards, and a stipend to dentists that provide free dental care at the event.
Life House, Duluth, $10,000, to purchase air conditioning equipment that will make conditions inside Life House comfortable for those seeking shelter from sexual/physical abuse and help for physical/mental health needs.
Operation Living Hope. Minneapolis $1,000 to purchase an upright refrigerator to increase cooling space and ensure food is adequately stored
YouthLink. Minneapolis $9,850 to provide much need resources for youth’s survival and basic needs; including referral materials, emergency shelter, and survival aid
Ain Dah Yung Our Home Shelter. St. Paul $5,965 to repair the sinkhole and structural foundation in the community gathering center
YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities. Minneapolis, $6,000 to purchase furniture for 4 transitional housing units for single-mothers and their children, along with two laptop computers for workforce development and job readiness training
Union Gospel Mission Twin Cities. St. Paul, $3,288 to buy replacement parts to fix rusting steel equipment and a pump in the kitchen washroom so that meals will continue to be served
New Pathways, Inc.. Cambridge, $10,000 to replace 33 old, single pane windows and buy 2 steel insulated doors for the Day Center Shelter to improve heating efficiency
Simpson Housing Services, Inc.. Minneapolis, $10,000 to purchase a new oven/ stove and hood that will insure volunteers will be able to serve hot meals
House of Charity. Minneapolis, $9,840 to buy 16 new mattresses, bed frames, 3 washers, and 2 dryers that will continue to guarantee residents have clean, hygienic places to rest
Ruth’s House of Hope. Faribault, $10,000 to purchase a stove and necessary equipment that will keep the kitchen up to health code regulations
Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans. St. Paul, $10,000 to make repairs and renovations to the Structured Independent Living houses where homeless veterans find housing and supportive services
Walker Area Food Shelf, Walker, $3,231 to purchase a refrigerator, freezer, grocery carts, and other necessary equipment to keep the food shelf running efficiently
Partners for Affordable Housing, Inc., Mankato, $4,895 to repair the exterior of the Teresa House
Ascension Place, Inc., Minneapolis, $6,950 to purchase and install an air conditioning unit for the kitchen
People Incorporated, St. Paul, $10,000 to buy outdoor survival gear, i.e. tents, blankets, sleeping bags, and other basic gear for long-term homeless adults
Emergency Community Help Organization, Mankato, $8,000 to install a HVAC system that will improve food storage and energy efficiency
American Indian Community Housing Organization, Duluth, $9,150 to replace a gas boiler and a hot water system that were destroyed by flood waters
People Reaching Out to Other People, Eden Prairie, $3,333 to purchase an additional freezer that will allow for more food to be distributed through its food shelf
Great River Family Promise, Elk River, $2,500 to purchase a washer, a dryer, and a microwave so they can start operating their day center
Project for Pride in Living/ New Foundations, Minneapolis, $5,000 to buy new mattresses with bedding, freezers, and book shelves for their transitional and permanent housing units
Guardian Angels Catholic Church of Oakdale, Oakdale, $5,000 to purchase a dishwasher, a stove, a washer/ dryer set, and flooring for a new overnight shelter
Guild Incorporated, St. Paul, $6,900 to make much needed renovations the only bathroom at their housing unit
Canvas Health, Oakdale, $6,840 to make necessary improvements to the interior and exterior of their supportive housing units
Cornerstone Advocacy Service, Inc., Bloomington, $10,000 to increase housing security by updating electrical work, installing security doors, fire doors, and light timers
White Bear Area Emergency Food Shelf, White Bear Lake, $4,190 to buy a new freezer that will replace an old one that is beyond repair
The Link, Inc., Minneapolis, $1,518 to buy new computers that will allow residents to search for jobs and connect with resources via the internet and email
Family Pathways – Cambridge, Cambridge, $9,625 to purchase new refrigerators and freezers that will allow for a wider range of nutritiously balanced foods
Stepping Stone Emergency Housing, Anoka, $10,000 to purchase materials and equipment to rehab a new homeless shelter that will triple Stepping Stone’s capacity
General Board Church of the Nazarene, Blaine, $5,200 to expand food storage and extend shelf life by adding a new freezer
The Emergency Food Shelf Network, Inc, New Hope, $5,000 to help replace dock doors that will increase personnel safety and reduce utility bills
The Fairmont Salvation Army, Fairmont, $5,000 to purchase an upright freezer with new efficient shelving for increased storage
Ascension Place, Inc./ St. Anne’s Place, Minneapolis, $10,000 to increase bathroom capacity and efficiency by creating private ‘bathroom suites’ for small children and their mothers
St. Stephen’s Human Services, Minneapolis, $10,000 to fund much needed electrical and internet wiring for St. Stephen’s
Family Housing Fun/ Project Homeless Connect, St. Paul, $10,000 to help fund emergency housing assistance for those in need and expand the range of services and attendance for the Project Homeless Connect event
Keystone Community Services, St. Paul, $10,000 to purchase two freezers for the Rice Street and University Avenue locations. This will allow for more nutritiously balanced foods to be available for individuals in need
Face to Face Health and Counseling Service, St. Paul, $3,000 to help fund the Youth Connect event. This event will provide basic need supplies, bus cards, and dental care to homeless and at-risk youth
Sharing and Caring Hands, Inc., Minneapolis, $7,500 to replace Bunk Beds for Mary’s Place, their homeless shelter for families with children
YouthWay Ministries Blaine, $5,720 to purchase a commercial refrigerator and freezer. This will allow for fresh foods to be kept for longer periods of time
Volunteers of America of Minnesota, Minneapolis, $10,000 to replace a 15 year old transport vehicle with serious reliability issues. With a safe dependable vehicle, residents will have improved access to medical, financial, social, and other resources to achieve self sustainability
Faith United Methodist Church/ Harbor House Crisis Shelters, Superior, $4,625 to purchase computers and printers for resident use, two intercom doorbell systems for clients to use at both shelter sites, new mattresses, light fixtures and a stove
The Salvation Army, Mankato, $10,000 to replace old beds, mattresses, bedding supplies and to buy a chest freezer. This will provide their clients with a better night’s sleep and nutrition which will improve their chance of obtaining employment and stabilizing their lives
Fargo Moorhead Dorothy Day House of Hospitality, Inc, Fargo Moorhead, $2,500 to the purchase of clothing racks and storage shelves for donations at both the emergency shelter and food pantry sites, ceiling tiles for the emergency shelter, and a pallet jack with a scale for the food pantry
Resource, Minneapolis, $10,000 to update property and family resident sites to city code regulations
Mobile Action Ministries, Stillwater, $9,874 to purchase commercial mobile kitchen equipment and electrical system to increase cooking capacity, expanded geographic reach, and provide better nutritionally balanced meals
Waseca Area Neighborhood Service Center, Waseca, $10,000 to add much needed freezer space by purchasing a new walk-in freezer that will better meet the needs of the Waseca Area Neighborhood Service Center, as well as being more economical to run and maintain
Our Saviour’s Community Services/ Our Saviour’s Housing, Minneapolis, $10,000 to repair and rebuild two bathrooms/showers and an adjacent dry wall that have extensive damage due to a water leak
Emma Norton Services, St. Paul, $9,775 to purchase new beds and provide a safe and healthy environment for women seeking shelter
Hastings Family Service, Hastings, $10,000 to purchase a new four-door glass-front commercial freezer for the recently expanded food shelf, allowing for more healthy food choices for families
A Place for You, Pine City, $10,000 to upgrade ADA compliant bathrooms/shower facilities and install sprinkler and security systems