Grant Recipients 2013/2014

Grant Recipients 2014

Eagan Resource Center, Eagan, $9,500 to purchase 2 coolers and 1 freezers for the expansion of the mobile pantry unit.

Western Communities Action Network, Inc, Mound, $8,590 to purchase equipment to set up the necessary food distribution center within existing office space to support a mobile food pantry.

Hill City Area Food Shelf, Hill City, $600 to purchase a 21 cubic foot upright freezer.

East Side Neighborhood Services, Minneapolis, $9,930 to improve the energy efficiency of their walk-in cooler and freezer, installation of a mop sink, and purchase of an electric pallet jack.

Stepping Stone Emergency Housing, Anoka, $10,000 to purchase 14 bunk beds. Including frames, mattresses, deleivery and set-up.

Division of Indian Work, Minneapolis, $8,000 to purchase furnishings and home supplies for their Healing Spirit Program houses which shelter long-term foster care American Indian boys and girls.

Beyond Horizons, Coon Rapids, $10,000 to purchase two new refrigerators and a new freezer.

Minnesota Community Action Association Resource Fund (Mcaarf), St. Paul, $5,000 to sponsor the MN Poverty Symposium: A Call to Action that will be a statewide event commemorating the 50th anniversary of the War on Poverty, asking participants to rededicate to the War on Poverty.

Face to Face Health and Counseling Services, St. Paul, $10,000 to fund two outreach events for homeless children and youth – a Minneapolis and East Metro Youth Connect event.

New Beginnings, St. Cloud, $8,000 to replace the linoleum of the kitchen and dining room floors of the transitional housing facility.

Sisters Need a Place, Minneapolis, $9,000 to purchase new computers with printers for clients to use while staying in the shelter and supportive housing, to purchase furniture for the supportive housing unit, and to build storage units for the clients in the shelter.

Community Food Response, Rochester, $10,000 to purchase a walk-in cooler to keep food safe.

Union Gospel Mission Twin Cities, St. Paul, $10,000 to upgrade a digital camera surveillance system.

Grant Recipients 2013

Guild Incorporated, Saint Paul, $7,900 to replace a kitchen sink, countertop, and cabinets at one of their transitional housing sites.

Steele County Transitional Housing, Owatonna, $1,015 for household supplies for 200 attendees at the 5th annual Project Community Connect in Steele County.

Partners for Affordable Housing, Mankato, $6,248 to make the Welcome Inn homeless shelter fully ADA compliant to allow the agency to accommodate any individual regardless of his/her disability.

House of Charity, Minneapolis, $8,159 to purchase an industrial-grade cold line to aid in health code compliance at the Food Centre for food items that must remain chilled during meals.

Open Access Connections, St. Paul, $5,000 to make upgrades to the Metro Shelter Hotline and invest in the core technology infrastructure that keeps the voice mail operational.

Calvary Evangelical Lutheran Church / Calvary Emergency Food Shelf, Minneapolis, $5,200 to increase their fresh/frozen storage capacity and be able to offer more fresh and nutritious foods.

Grace House of Itasca County, Grand Rapids, $7,595 to purchase the necessary supplies for implementing a church-based Winter Overflow Shelter Plan in Grand Rapids, MN.

Community Emergency Service Minneapolis, $10,000 to replace broken radiators, upgrade boiler piping, and add attic insulation.

Keystone Community Services, St. Paul, $7,053 to purchase equipment that will allow them to expand food shelf capacity.

YouthLink, Minneapolis, $10,000 to replace heating units that heat the drop-in center.

People Reaching Out to other People, Eden Prairie, $1,500 to increase security for the building.

Channel One‎, Rochester, $8,000 to purchase food safe collection barrels for food donations.

Zion Originated Outreach Ministry, Minneapolis, $2,754 to purchase shelving and carts for resident furnishings at transitional housing.

People, Inc., St. Paul, $10,000 to purchase survival supplies for homeless individuals living on the streets as part of their outreach efforts.

Advocates for Family Peace, Grand Rapids, $10,000 to replace windows, doors, and flooring for transitional housing provided to victims of domestic abuse.

Vineyard Community Services, Burnsville, $1,200 to replace tires on the foodshelf forklift.

Community Emergency Assistance Program, Brooklyn Park, $10,000 to purchase reach-in coolers for a choice model food shelf.

YWCA Cass Clay, Fargo, $686 to purchase shelving for the food pantry.

Anna Marie’s Alliance, St. Cloud, $4,320 to replace heavily worn carpeting at a transitional house for women and children who have fled domestic violence.

Minnesota Homeless Coalition, St. Paul, $4,200 to provide scholarships for homeless individuals to attend an annual conference.

People Responding in Social Ministry, Golden Valley, $2,300 to install a stainless steel table and counter top for safer food processing at a food shelf.

The Salvation Army, Albert Lea, $7,000 to install a stainless steel countertop in a kitchen used to serve meals to those in need 6 days a week.

Pillsbury United Communities, Minneapolis, $6,662 to purchase a refrigerator and freezer to keep up with increased need for fresh foods at the Brian Coyle Food Shelf.

YWCA of St. Paul, St. Paul, $5,000 to purchase a new boiler to keep 4 families living in transitional housing warm during the winter months.

Fargo Moorhead Dorothy Day House of Hospitality, Moorhead, $5,000 to replace the roof over the food pantry to ensure continued safe food storage.

Emma Norton Services, St. Paul, $4,665 to purchase a new stove and oven to provide meals for formerly homeless women.

West 7th Community Center, St. Paul, $4,400 to purchase a refrigerator for meals served to low-income youth.

The Salvation Army Rochester, Rochester, $4,953 to purchase a freezer to replace the broken freezer at the food shelf.

Christians Reaching Out in Social Service, Rogers, $2,945 to purchase equipment for the food shelf including a ramp, scale, and hand trucks.

Ruth’s House of Hope, Faribault, $2,785 to purchase a security system that will help keep victims of domestic violence safe at the shelter.

Our Saviour’s Housing, Minneapolis, $7,400 to replace windows in resident bedrooms at the emergency homeless shelter.

Canvas Health, Oakdale, $7,720 to replace the roof at housing for formerly homeless individuals with mental illness.

The Salvation Army, Booth Brown House, St. Paul, $6,563 to replace a range and oven that provides meals for homeless youth.

Area Food Shelf, Argyle, $6,200 to repair an elevator and replace aging freezers at the food shelf.

Emergency Food Shelf Network, Inc., New Hope, $7,500 to purchase a new motorized pallet jack and rechargeable batteries to help the food bank respond to increased need.

Clear Waters Life Center, Clearbrook, $7,500 to replace a leaking roof at a transitional housing facility.

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.

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.

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