December Impact Trip Day 3 – Jessica Mendez – 12/11/2017

By Michael Alada | December 12, 2017

December Impact Trip Day 3 – Jessica Mendez – 12/11/2017 Waking up early on a Monday morning is usually the most dreaded thing but when you wake up early to the rising sun in Haiti, life is exciting knowing that you’ve got a full day of adventure ahead of you. The first thing on tap for this…

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December Impact Trip Day 2 – Anyssa Ibrahim – 12/10/2017

By Michael Alada | December 11, 2017

December Impact Trip Day 2 – Anyssa Ibrahim – 12/10/2017 Got up this morning, had a pretty good breakfast and left with the car. We went to the supermarket first , and bought some snacks for the day. After the supermarket we  headed towards the mountains. Amazing!! The view and the historical background was crazy…

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December Impact Trip Day 1 – Malani Lee – 12/9/2017

By Michael Alada | December 11, 2017

December Impcat Trip Day 1 – Malani Lee – 12/9/2017 Wake up time 6:45 am because the earlier we wake the closer we get to helping out the beautiful people in my favorite place Cite De Soleil a part of Haiti. Cite De Soleil is known as dangerous, poor, high crime YET every time I go there…

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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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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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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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HI Impact Trip Attendee Ava Keller Talks About Her Experiences in Cité Soleil

By Michael Alada | July 5, 2017

HI Impact Trip Attendee Ava Keller Talks About Her Experiences in Cité Soleil 1. How did you decide that you wanted to go on an impact trip to Haiti with The Sanneh Foundation? Did you have any influences? I first heard about it at school because some close friends of mine were talking about going.…

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June Impact Trip Day 6 – Kyle Hoffman – 6/28/17

By Michael Alada | July 3, 2017

June Impact Trip Day 6 – By Kyle Hoffman – 6/28/17 Wednesday was a full day complete with rewarding and eye-opening experiences.  After enjoying another delicious breakfast spread,  courtesy of Matthieu, the house chef (the entire house, security and HI staff has been fantastic), we toured an eco-friendly, artisan company’s operations. The guide emphasized the…

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June Impact Trip Day 5 – Brianna Dotter – 6/27/17

By Michael Alada | July 3, 2017

June Impact Trip Day 5 – Brianna Dotter – 6/27/17 Today we got to sleep in a little bit because all we were planning to do is go to the beach. I was so excited to go because it is hot and they said that the water feels really nice. The drive was very, very…

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