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TSF Receives $50,000 from Super Bowl Legacy Fund!

By Kristi Hofacker | January 10, 2018

TSF Receives $50,000 From Super Bowl Legacy Fund! It was an eventful day at Conway today, as we were visited by friends from all over the state, community youth, and a special committee, to gather in the gym to make a big announcement. The Sanneh Foundation, Conway Community Center, and many partners have been waiting weeks to unveil a huge surprise to the community and the City of St. Paul. This surprise has been bottled…

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The Sanneh Foundation’s 6th Annual Legends Cup

By Kristi Hofacker | January 8, 2018

The Sanneh Foundation’s 6th Annual Legends Cup Honors and Remembers Members of the local Soccer Community The Sanneh Foundation held its 6th Annual Legends Cup at the Holy Angels Academy sports dome in Richfield Minnesota. It was a time of fellowship and re-kindled competitiveness in the soccer community of Minnesota. Various groups came out to play in the cup, including soccer teams from Apple Valley, the MN United support group Dark Clouds, former Minnesota Thunder…

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The Sanneh Foundation & Minnesota Vikings Host Holiday Football Camp

By Kristi Hofacker | January 3, 2018

The Sanneh Foundation & Minnesota Vikings Host Holiday Football Camp Friday, December 29th, Tony Sanneh and The Sanneh Foundation co-hosted a holiday football camp with E.J. Henderson and the Minnesota Vikings over the holiday break at Vikings Winter Park indoor facility in Eden Prarie, Minnesota. A bus brought 25 kids from Conway to the camp, including Conway’s East Side Blaze youth football team and neighboring Lower East Side youth football team, as well as high-school…

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The Sanneh Foundation Vikings Game Experience

By Kristi Hofacker | January 1, 2018

The Sanneh Foundation Vikings Game Experience Conway Community Center’s East Side Blaze football team had a great experience at the Minnesota Vikings football game today. It was the Vikings last regular season game versus the Chicago Bears at U.S. Bank Stadium, where home-field advantage throughout the playoffs were at stake. The Minnesota Vikings have had one of the best seasons historically this year, dominating the NFC North conference with a tenacious defense, and putting points…

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The Sanneh Foundation & Friends Hold Target Shopping Spree!

By Kristi Hofacker | December 21, 2017

The Sanneh Foundation & Friends Hold Target Shopping Spree! The Sanneh Foundation was fortunate enough to put together a great night for ten of our youth summer camp coaches, thanking them for their great work over this past summer. Coaches gathered at the Conaway Community Center and were then taken downtown Minneapolis for a taco style buffet dinner, in a reserved room at CRAVE American Kitchen & Sushi Bar. Coaches were met by TSF Staff, and TSF…

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Ace Solid Waste Donates Bikes to Conway!

By Kristi Hofacker | December 14, 2017

Ace Solid Waste Donates Bikes to Conway! Ace Solid Waste of Ramsey, MN surprised the Conway Community Center by showing up and delivering two truckloads of bikes to on the morning of December 14th! The night before, the Ace Solid Waste hard workers assembled all of the bikes and loaded them up to be donated to youth at Conway. Their generous donation of 150 bikes will be given to Conway youth aged 4-12 at our annual holiday…

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TSF Receives Grant from Timberwolves

By Kristi Hofacker | December 12, 2017

TSF Receives Grant from Timberwolves Tuesday December 12th, The Sanneh Foundation attended the Minnesota Timberwolves versus the Philadelphia 76ers game at the Target Center. Staff enjoyed an exciting and close game between two of the young up and coming teams in the NBA, as both rosters hold the next generation of up and coming superstars. During a timeout in the third quarter, The Sanneh Foundation took center court, and was presented with a $5,000 check…

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Gatorade Player of the Year Juan Louis Donates to The Sanneh Foundation

By Kristi Hofacker | 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 Haitian Initiative program in Cite Soleil, Haiti. He first came to the States as a part of the Sports Diplomacy…

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Gatorade Player of the Year Meredith Haakenson donates to The Sanneh Foundation

By Kristi Hofacker | 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 my goals with targeting people that they are trying to help,” says Meredith when asked why she decided to donate…

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Kick it Back Feature Part 1: Dick Mueller

By Kristi Hofacker | September 28, 2017

Kick it Back Feature Part 1: Dick Mueler Meet Dick Mueller. He is a part of our Kick it Back campaign. The Sanneh Foundation fills up containers with used and unused soccer equipment, which we then distribute all across the world, through people who actually travel to these places. Dick has a unique story of his own.   In 2006, his granddaughter took a trip to Uganda. She experienced so many new things that after…

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