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Sanneh Foundation Kicks Off Holiday Giving Fundraiser with NASCAR star Kyle Larson pledging to raise $50K

Sanneh Foundation Kicks Off Holiday Giving Fundraiser with NASCAR Star Kyle Larson Pledging to Raise $50K Kyle Larson and Sam at Hallie Q. Kyle & Tony at Conway The Sanneh Foundation’s Holiday Giving Fundraiser is off to a great start. On December 1st, “GivingTuesday,” we began our giving holiday by raising over $12,000 with the help of NASCAR star Kyle Larson. Over the summer, Kyle spent time with Sanneh distributing food, conducting round table conversations…

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The Sanneh Foundation becomes a 2020 HERBIE Award winner

The Sanneh Foundation becomes a 2020 HERBIE Award winner Great news, we’re award winners! Giving his acceptance speech from his office at Conway Community Center, Tony Sanneh accepted the 2020 HERBIE Award on behalf of The Sanneh Foundation. The foundation was awarded the 2020 HERBIE Award in the organization category by the Saint Paul Chamber Charitable Foundation. The HERBIE award recognizes individuals, organizations, and businesses that exemplify the traits inspired by its namesake, Herb Brooks. Each year, two…

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The Sanneh Foundation receives $25,000 from The Otto Bremer Trust to expand Distance Learning Hub

The Sanneh Foundation receives $25,000 from The Otto Bremer Trust for COVID Response and Distance Learning Hub Sanneh tutor and student The Sanneh Foundation continues to accept more students in their new Distance Learning Hub thanks to a $25,000 donation from the Otto Bremer Trust. For too many working parents distance learning means either leaving their kids home alone in front of a computer or forgoing work in order to be home with their children.…

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Sanneh Spotlight: Bridget Strom

Years at Sanneh: 1 yearPronouns: She/HerRole in Sanneh: Dreamline Coach Background Bridget is a former AmeriCorp VISTA who worked in Community Resource Development. She is now a Dreamline Coach. Where are you from? I was born in Minnesota and raised throughout several states—not due to the military. Who did you look up to and how does it inspire you? My grandmother has always been my role model growing up, she embodies the true essence of kindness. Whether…

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Despite COVID challenges The Sanneh Foundation increases summer staff

Despite COVID challenges The Sanneh Foundation increases summer staff Like many nonprofit organizations, The Sanneh Foundation has been significantly impacted by the global health crisis which has caused many organizations to unfortunately cut staff. However, this summer we found ourselves in a unique position as this season we experienced our largest workforce yet. Choosing not to shutter our operations, we instead shifted our focus to providing our community with the crucial resources and support it needed. We transitioned…

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