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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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Sanneh Spotlight: David Mendez

Spotlight: David Mendez David Mendez Years at Sanneh: 5 Pronouns: He/ Him /They What is on your playlist?  A mix of almost anything R&B, Hip-Hop, Latin, other international tunes, instrumentals, and Smooth Jazz Background David Mendez is a Site Coordinator for the Dreamline program. He works as a Dreamline Coach at Humboldt High School. David comes from St. Paul’s West Side community. He is a poet with pieces published in the St. Paul Almanac and…

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Sanneh Foundation Provides Summer Campers with Safe and FUN Sporting Activities

Sanneh Foundation provides summer campers with safe and FUN sporting activities  Taft Park Soccer Camp Since 2010, The Sanneh Foundation has provided free summer sports camps for nearly 40,000 youth in the Twin Cities and Metro area. While the pandemic has created many challenges, Sanneh remains committed to our mission to provide kids with a safe, healthy, and FUN camp environment. A summer without free community camps, with kids not being able to run around…

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Sanneh Spotlight: Laquita Davis

Sanneh Spotlight: Laquita Davis Our Spotlight series highlights Sanneh Foundation community members. The Spotlight series introduces Sanneh members to the world on a personal level. Through interpersonal connection, Spotlight aims to bridge the gap between community members and The Sanneh Foundation. Years at Sanneh: 1 Pronouns: She/Her Role at Sanneh: Dreamline Coach/Promise Fellow Working at: Johnson Senior High   What is your favorite quote?   “Listen to yourself and in that quietude, you might hear the…

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