OYH’s 2021 Summer Grants Have Been Awarded!

Jul 13, 2021 | Grants

Thanks to our generous supporters, OYH awarded over $78,000 in funding this quarter to Minnesota crisis service agencies in need!

Buffalo Food Shelf 
$4,150 | Buffalo
To support the purchase of the Pantry Saver computer application package in order to best track food donations and client information.

Dakota County Technical College
$6,000 | Rosemount
To expand available food options and improve access to meet the needs of Dakota County Technical College students.

East Grand Forks Food Shelf
$1,990 | East Grand Forks
Funding for a new small upright freezer.

Grace House of Itasca County
$2,000 | Grand Rapids
In support of the Homeless Student Fund.

Grace Lutheran Church
$2,500 | Mankato
Funding towards a refrigerator, freezer and shelving.

Intermediate District 287
$5,000 | Plymouth
To support identified homeless/highly mobile students by being able to purchase basic necessities for them.

Merrick Community Services
$4,200 | St. Paul
For an Electric Power Pallet Jack to use in the Arcade food shelf location.

MN Assistance Council for Veterans
$10,000 | St. Paul
To provide comprehensive services to Veterans experiencing or at risk of homelessness in Minnesota.

MN Coalition for the Homeless
$5,000 | St. Paul
Conference support providing scholarships & travel for people who have experienced homelessness and housing instability.

Open Hands Midway, Inc.
$7,000 | St. Paul
To upgrade cold storage food holding equipment.

People Serving People
$10,000 | Minneapolis
Towards a new Combi Oven to be used in the emergency shelter kitchen.

Shobi’s Table
$8,738 | St. Paul
Towards increased refrigeration in an effort to support more food production.

Sojourner Project
$2,000 | Hopkins
To help children that reside in the Sojourner Project’s emergency shelter achieve academic success by providing them with basic school supplies and clothing.

The Bridge for Youth
$7,500 | Minneapolis
For refrigeration/food storage, personal care items, and gender affirming clothing.

YWCA Cass Clay
$1,976 | Fargo
Towards a new Whirlpool 33 inch 22 cubic foot refrigerator with bottom freezer.