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Shifting from Schools to Community – a Coach’s Perspective on Mindfulness and SEL in Action

By Kristi Hofacker | May 6, 2020

Shifting from Schools to Community – a Coach’s Perspective on Mindfulness and SEL in Action Amidst the ongoing COVID-19 epidemic, some of the people most impacted are students and children. School closures mean children are now stuck at home and required to learn through online platforms. Students are unable to see friends face-to-face or interact with teachers and caring adults from outside their homes in person. At the very least, every child’s routine has been…

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The Sanneh Foundation Hands Out Pepsi Products While Hundreds Wait For Food Support

By Kristi Hofacker | April 27, 2020

Earlier this month, Pepsi answered a call for help by delivering 3 pallets of drinks to distribute to the Conway Community Center in St. Paul where The Sanneh Foundation runs meal distribution programs every week day 1-4pm. As the state of Minnesota continues to practice social distancing measures, schools have been closed for the year, businesses are letting go of staff, and many in the St. Paul area are becoming in need of food support.…

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The Sanneh Foundation Response to COVID-19

By Kristi Hofacker | March 19, 2020

The Sanneh Foundation Response to COVID-19 Over the previous few weeks, The Sanneh Foundation has been monitoring the COVID-19 situation with extreme precaution. We cannot stress how important it is for our staff, families, and partners to make informed and considerate decisions regarding their social activities to help prevent the spread of contagious disease. With this in mind, and in conjunction with the Saint Paul Public Schools (SPPS), St. Cloud Area School District (SCASD), and…

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The Sanneh Foundation Receives $450,000 from Otto Bremer, Press Release Nov. 25, 2019

By Brandon Griffin | December 2, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE THE SANNEH FOUNDATION RECEIVES $450,000 FROM OTTO BREMER TRUST St. Paul, MN. (November 25, 2019) – The Sanneh Foundation (TSF) is pleased to announce the award of $450,000 in grant support from the Otto Bremer Trust. This major multi-year investment will provide general operating support for TSF’s work in all the places St. Paul families live, learn, work, and play. This new round of funding builds on six years of investments in…

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Sort-A-Awesome! Day of Service on October 6.

By Brandon Griffin | September 30, 2019

Sign up to help us sort donated gear on October 6 so we can send it to kids who need it in Haiti. Join TSF staff and other volunteers for a fun service day at Conway Community Center. We’ll provide food and have the football and MN United games on the big screens. Help us get all the awesome gear that has been donated ready to go so kids in Haiti and beyond can get in the game!

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Comcast at Conway: More Than Just A Partnership

By Brandon Griffin | September 4, 2019

Written by Alex Streitz On August 20th, Comcast came to Conway to meet with TSF and the children of the community in order to announce the expansion of their Internet Essentials program in public schools and libraries, as well as give away laptops to all the families in attendance and backpacks to each of the kids. This is a heart-warming occurrence even at surface value, but what lies underneath is what is integral to TSF’s…

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U.S. Bank Welcomes TSF Student Leaders

By Brandon Griffin | August 21, 2019

On Friday, August 9th, TSF partner U.S. Bank welcomed student leaders from The Sanneh Foundation to their corporate headquarters.

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Tony Sanneh’s FSN Interview

By Amy Kuehn | May 23, 2019

Tony Sanneh’s FSN Interview Jamie Watson interviewing Tony Sanneh during the FSN halftime broadcast of the 5/22 MN United vs. Hertha Berlin match Sanneh FSN interview from The Sanneh Foundation on Vimeo.

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Commitment to the Community

By Amy Kuehn | January 29, 2019

Commitment to the Community Dear neighbors, Tomorrow and Wednesday our Conway Community Center will be open for all from 11 am – 7 pm. At 4 pm every day we serve dinner thanks to our volunteers and staff. It’s one of the reasons I relocated The Sanneh Foundation administrative offices to keep us connected to the community we serve. We promise to provide a safe, warm community space on the East Side of St. Paul…

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June Haiti Impact Trip Day 5

By Michael Alada | June 12, 2018

June Haiti Impact Trip Day 5 Our trip has been a wonderful mix of HI programs and visiting different areas of Haiti.  Today we drove to Saut D’eau, a beautiful waterfall not too far from Port-au-Prince.  Though only 10 miles as the crow flies from our guest house to the waterfall, it took us 2 hours to get there because we went the long way to stay on paved roads. When we arrived we walked…

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