August Grants have been awarded!

Aug 17, 2016 | Grants

Thanks to OYH board members and generous donors we were able to award $69,000 in funds this month to Minnesota agencies in need!

  • Asian Women United Of Minnesota, Inc. for $7,560 to purchase new bed frames and mattresses for battered women’s shelter to replace 15+ year old beds.
  • Barnesville Area Food Pantry for $2,230 to purchase a freezer with delivery to increase the frozen food capacity.
  • Chisholm Food Shelf for $4,350 to purchase a new commercial refrigerator and freezer and installation.
  • Our Saviour’s Housing for $5,075 to fund the air conditioning system replacement at the emergency shelter.
  • Pine Island Sharing Shelves for $4,450 to purchase a freezer, refrigerator, and adjustable shelving units.
  • Quad City Food Shelf for $1,782 to purchase a compressor for the freezer.
  • Safe Avenues for $10,000 to replace the fire/smoke alarm system at our domestic violence shelter.
  • The Salvation Army (Virginia) for $10,000 to purchase a walk-in freezer for The Salvation Army of Virginia’s food shelf.
  • Small Sums for $5,100 to purchase 120 rush hour monthly bus passes for the Twin Cities homeless clients who have just found jobs but need a reliable way to get to work in the first months back to work.
  • St. John’s Food Shelf for $1,000 to purchase a new refrigerator to assist in fresh produce offering for the food shelf patrons.
  • Stepping Stone Emergency Housing for $6,066 to purchase shelter bunk beds and wardrobes.
  • The Brainerd Baxter Youth Center for $6,042 to fund a commercial fridge unit repair and to purchase a commercial freezer and a stainless/metal shelving for food shelf donations.
  • White Earth Tribal Council for $5,500 to purchase beds, pots and pans, utensils, bath and hand towels, and washcloths for Native American families coming to the homeless shelter.