October grants have been awarded! Thanks to the generous donors and OYH board members, we were able to award over $62,000 in funds this month to Minnesota crisis service agencies in need!
HUNGER AND HOMELESS GRANT RECIPIENTS
Avenues for Youth
$7,000 | Minneapolis, MN
To purchase a new double-door freezer and two commercial washers and dryers to help reduce food waste and to provide a clean and dignified living environment.
Bi-County Community Action Programs, Inc.
$10,000 | Bemidji, MN
For vital repairs to current roof and wall structures to allow BICAP’s transitional housing units to remain available for homeless families to stay at.
Bridgepointe Community Church Food Shelf
$3,000 | Moorhead, MN
For a new commercial cooler and freezer to be able to accept more food donations and provide more food to those in need.
Community Emergency Service, Inc. (CES)
$6,820 | Minneapolis, MN
To purchase a new high efficiency freezer to double food shelf capacity and distribute healthy and culturally appropriate foods to those in need.
Face to Face Health and Counseling Services
$2,297 | St. Paul, MN
To purchase essential items and equipment to create a new storage space to expand their food pantry and provide access to more food for youth experiencing homelessness.
Keystone Community Services
$5,100 | St. Paul, MN
To purchase a new refrigerator and two pallet jacks to increase mobile food shelf distributions and build mobile infrastructure for long-term access to emergency food throughout Ramsey County.
Stepping Stone Emergency Housing
$1,350 | Anoka, MN
To purchase a commercial refrigerator to ensure that safe and healthy food is available for individuals experiencing hunger and homelessness.
$10,000 | Minneapolis, MN
To purchase street outreach supplies to provide to youth experiencing homelessness to ensure that they are staying warm, hydrated, and nourished during the winter months.
The Open Door
$5,620 | Eagan, MN
To help purchase an electric pallet jack to store, transport, and distribute more food more efficiently to individuals and families facing food insecurity.
The Salvation Army
$6,030 | Austin, MN
To purchase a two-door glass freezer for additional food storage and to be able to properly store and display frozen food options.
$7,000 | Blaine, MN
To purchase a walk-in refrigerator to be able to distribute more food to those in need and decrease food spoilage.