2019 August Grants have been Awarded!

August grants have been awarded! Thanks to the generous donors and OYH board members, we were able to award over $52,000 in funds this month to Minnesota crisis service agencies in need!

Small Sums client with Monthly Bus Pass

Community Emergency Service, Inc.
$8,240 | Minneapolis, MN
For two high-efficiency furnace units to be able to continue providing hunger relief to 123,500 children, adults, and seniors across South Minneapolis and North Minneapolis.

Hastings Family Service
$9,650 | Hastings, MN
For refrigeration to be able to provide more fresh produce and dairy to families facing food insecurity in Hastings MN.

Helping Hands Emergency Services, Inc.
$4,400 |Mahnomen, MN
For a new refrigerator and freezer to be able to store and distribute more fresh products to clients.

Our Saviour’s Community Services
$5,000 | Minneapolis, MN
To purchase new beds to provide a safer and healthier place for residents to sleep.

Pathways 4 Youth
$3,286 | St. Cloud, MN
To help support transportation costs for homeless youth to access Pathways 4 Youth services.

Small Sums – At Home Group
$3,286 | St. Paul, MN
For 71 monthly bus passes to help individuals experiencing homelessness to get to and from work.

The Salvation Army Harbor Light Center
$6,531 | Minneapolis, MN
For 92 mattresses to help provide a safe, clean, and comfortable living space for vulnerable adults experiencing homelessness.

Thief River Falls Area Food Shelf
$5,600 | Thief River Falls, MN
For a new refrigerator and freezer to increase client access to fresh produce and dairy.

Wright County Community Action
$6,037 | Maple Lake, MN
For a new furnace to provide a warmer environment for food shelf guests.