Gatorade Player of the Year Juan Louis Donates to The Sanneh Foundation

By Michael Alada | October 27, 2017

Gatorade Player of the Year Juan Louis Donates to The Sanneh Foundation Juan Louis of Washburn Senior High School is the winner of the 2016-2017 Minnesota boys soccer Gatorade Player of the Year. Upon receiving this great honor, he decided to donate his $1,000 award to The Sanneh Foundation. Juan Louis came up through the TSF…

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Gatorade Player of the Year Meredith Haakenson donates to The Sanneh Foundation

By Michael Alada | October 27, 2017

Gatorade Player of the Year Meredith Haakenson donates to The Sanneh Foundation Meredith Haakenson of Maple Grove senior high school is the winner of the 2016-2017 Minnesota girls soccer Gatorade Player of the Year. Upon receiving this great honor, she decided to donate her $1,000 award to The Sanneh Foundation. “Their goals match up with…

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Kick it Back Feature Part 1: Dick Mueller

By Michael Alada | September 28, 2017

Kick it Back Feature Part 1: Dick Mueler Meet Dick Mueller. He is a part of our Kick it Back campaign. The Sanneh Foundation fills up containers with used and unused soccer equipment, which we then distribute all across the world, through people who actually travel to these places. Dick has a unique story of…

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TSF Staff Volunteers at Feed My Starving Children

By Michael Alada | September 22, 2017

TSF Staff Volunteers at Feed My Starving Children Last month, TSF had a staff volunteer day at Feed My Starving Children in Coon Rapids. Feed My Starving Children have been the food source for our Haitian Initiative for the past 3 years. On that day, we packed 167 boxes of Manna Pack, which will provide…

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2017 Golf4Goals Was a Big Success!

By Amy Kuehn | September 21, 2017

2017 Golf4Goals Was a Big Success! Thank you to all of our golfers, sponsors, volunteers, and staff that helped make Golf4Goals another great event this year! Our 8th Annual Golf4Goals was held on Monday, September 11th at Majestic Oaks Golf Course in Ham Lake, Minnesota.  This year, we were able to raise $28,000 for the…

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One World Play Project & The Sanneh Foundation #PlayTogether Campaign

By Michael Alada | August 14, 2017

One World Play Project & The Sanneh Foundation #PlayTogether Campaign Due to the opportunity gap in the Twin Cities, The Sanneh Foundation focuses its support efforts on diverse low-income urban and refugee and immigrant youth populations, through soccer and education. The majority of youth The Sanneh Foundation works with come from communities of color, and…

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U.S. Bank, Minnesota Vikings, and The Sanneh Foundation Places to Play

By Michael Alada | June 5, 2017

U.S. Bank & Minnesota Vikings: Places to Play The Sanneh Foundation was chosen to receive a grant from U.S. Bank and the Minnesota Vikings on behalf of their #PlacesToPlay campaign.  Places to Play provides grant funding to non-profit, neighborhood-based organizations and schools in low- to moderate-income communities in Minnesota to improve the quality, safety and accessibility…

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Maiga Ibrahima Cherishes His Work as a Promise Fellow; Looks Forward to Future

By Michael Alada | May 12, 2017

Maiga Ibrahima Cherishes Work as a Promise Fellow; Looks Forward to Future St. Cloud, Minnesota – May 12, 2017 Maiga Ibrahima is currently in his first year in TSF’s Dreamline program. He works as a Promise Fellow at North Junior High School in St. Cloud. In addition to working full time for The Sanneh Foundation,…

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St. Cloud Dreamline Coach Kori Carter Runs Hair Drive at McKinley High

By Michael Alada | April 24, 2017

St. Cloud Dreamline Coach Kori Carter Runs Hair Drive at McKinley High April 12, 2017 – St. Cloud, Minnesota Students at McKinley High School felt as good as they looked after the hair drive put on by Dreamline coach Kori Carter on Wednesday, April 12. Kori worked for several months to put together this free…

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Dreamline Staff Retreat Provides a “Breath of Fresh Air” for Coaches

By Michael Alada | April 19, 2017

Dreamline Staff Retreat Provides “Breath of Fresh Air” for Coaches Friday, April 14, 2017 – Maple Grove, MN The life of a Dreamline Coach is not an easy one during the school year. They come into their respective schools before seven in the morning and often don’t leave until after school activities end at 5:30…

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