Meet Rayme – the 5th Grader Who Does It All

By Michael Alada | June 8, 2018

Meet Rayme – The 5th Grader Who Does It All Meet Rayme, a 5th Grader at Otter Lake Elementary in White Bear Lake Minnesota. Rayme is considered a leader amongst his classmates academically and socially. Rayme is involved in various groups such as the Otter Lake Math Masters team, orchestra, and even the bus patrols. One of…

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Honey Thaljieh of the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) Visits TSF!

By Michael Alada | May 24, 2018

Honey Thaljieh of the Federation of Association Football (FIFA) Visits TSF! Another first for The Sanneh Foundation, a site visit from Honey Thaljieh of FIFA and the FIFA Football for Hope program turned a beautiful day into a historic day for TSF! Honey Thalijeh is internationally known as an advocate for the role of sports in…

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New Program Offers Opportunity to Get Paid While Earning a Master’s Degree

By Michael Alada | May 16, 2018

New Program Offers Opportunity To Get Paid While Earning a Master’s Degree The Sanneh Foundation is partnering with St. Mary’s University of Minnesota to provide a pathway program for educators seeking their teaching license. This pathway program will allow for Dreamline Coaches to receive St. Mary’s University coursework and curriculum, while actively in schools having…

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Jennifer Crosby Zarth joins The Sanneh Foundation’s Key Leadership Team!

By Amy Kuehn | May 1, 2018

Jennifer Crosby Zarth joins The Sanneh Foundation’s Key Leadership Team! The Sanneh Foundation is excited to have Jennifer Crosby Zarth join the Foundation as Chief Advancement Officer!  A key member of the leadership team, Jennifer will lead the fundraising processes, grant writing, major gift activities, annual fundraising, major campaign efforts, as well as marketing and…

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Kapanke to lead The Sanneh Foundation!

By Amy Kuehn | April 27, 2018

Kapanke to lead The Sanneh Foundation! In 2003, while still at the height of his professional soccer career, Tony Sanneh created The Sanneh Foundation (TSF) to leverage what he saw as soccer’s unique potential to create positive social change for youth.  The Foundation sought to empower youth by supporting and promoting educational attainment through in-school…

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April Haiti Impact Trip Day 5 4/6/2018 – Gao Lee

By Michael Alada | April 17, 2018

April Haiti Impact Trip Day 5 4/6/2018 – Gao Lee Going to the same place can never give anyone the same experiences and or memories as before. During the beginning of this trip and even weeks before the trip, I was worried. I was worried because last year was so good that I thought to…

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April Haiti Impact Trip Day 4 4/5/2018 – Jessica Perez-Adame

By Michael Alada | April 17, 2018

April Haiti Impact Trip Day 4 4/5/2018 – Jessica Perez-Adame Soccer is a beautiful sport. Regardless if you know how to play it or love to watch the game, soccer brings people from all over the place together with a common interest regardless of who you are. The Haitian Initiative is an amazing program that…

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April Haiti Impact Trip Day 3 4/4/2018 – Julie Fallenstein

By Michael Alada | April 7, 2018

April Haiti Impact Trip Day 3 4/4/2018 – Julie Fallenstein Mission Trip to Haiti – Life Changing experiences We have been in Haiti now for two and a half days and I have seen so many things; children extremely eager to learn English, focused intently on the instructor; children excited to play soccer, on a…

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April Haiti Impact Trip Day 2 4/3/2018 – Jordan Dolbin

By Michael Alada | April 4, 2018

April Haiti Impact Trip Day 2 4/3/2018 – Jordan Dolbin Each new year, I choose a word to focus on throughout the year; it’s called it a “guiding word”. For me, a guiding word serves as a point of reference and perspective as I work toward and through my goals. As my Haiti trip approached,…

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Haiti Impact Trip Day 2 4/3/2018 – Danai Kerbaugh

By Michael Alada | April 4, 2018

April Haiti Impact Trip Day 2 4/3/2018 – Danai Kerbaugh When I was younger, I remember learning about an earthquake that took place in a foreign country called Haiti. It was my first glimpse into what devastation looks like, and the first my young mind had realized that life was not as easy for everyone…

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