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Sanneh Spotlight: Laquita Davis

By Agnes O | August 17, 2020

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.   What is your favorite quote?   “Listen to yourself and in that quietude, you might hear the voice of God.”                                        –Maya Angelou Quick Snapshot Hello, my name is Laquita Davis and I am from…

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The Sanneh Foundation Awarded $2 Million Grant From Delta Dental of Minnesota Foundation For Advancing Health & Equity in St. Paul

By Kristi Hofacker | July 17, 2020

The Sanneh Foundation Awarded $2 Million Grant From Delta Dental of Minnesota Foundation For Advancing Health & Equity in St. Paul Sanneh is excited to announce the award of $2 Million transformational grant from Delta Dental of Minnesota Foundation. This huge investment will advance Sanneh’s Lead The Way Campaign which has been an on-going commitment to improve the physical and social environment of Saint Paul’s East Side through modernization and revitalization of the Conway Community…

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3M invests in The Sanneh Foundation

By Kristi Hofacker | June 25, 2020

3M invests in African American founded St. Paul non-profit, The Sanneh Foundation New Partnership to Transform Community Health   St. Paul, MN. (June 25, 2020)  – The Sanneh Foundation is happy to announce a five-year partnership agreement with 3M to provide its employees and alumni access to the Conway Community Center and future seasonal dome during the hours youth participants are in school. The partnership will provide The Sanneh Foundation with $500,000 over the term…

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Minneapolis United Joins Forces with The Sanneh Foundation

By Kristi Hofacker | June 11, 2020

Minneapolis United Joins Forces with The Sanneh Foundation Commitment to Strengthen Partnership on Behalf of Diverse Youth and Families FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: St. Paul, MN. (June 11, 2020) – The Sanneh Foundation (Sanneh) is proud to announce a strengthened partnership with Minneapolis United Soccer Club (MU). This partnership responds to the needs identified by Minneapolis United leadership to invest greater resources in a range of supports for youth and families, with a special emphasis on…

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Tony Sanneh Statement on The Death of George Floyd

By Kristi Hofacker | June 3, 2020

Tony Sanneh Statement on The Death of George Floyd At this moment, after the murder of George Floyd, while our streets are full every day and every night with both peaceful and violent expressions of protest, rage, grief, and pain, I feel compelled to make a personal statement on behalf of our organization.   The public responses around our country to what happened in our own community causes me personal conflict, as I come from…

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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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