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Congratulations to Our Two Service Award Winners

June 10, 2016

Shining Star Award: Sharon Hicks has been instrumental in helping our chapter establish solid, financial leadership. The financial “team” approach is due to Sharon’s Leadership. She helped establish tighter processes and controls for thrift shop counting committee. She was a critical resource for the Gift Development & Review committee to introduce the endowment program. As a member on the National…

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Shining Star Award Recipient

May 20, 2015

Member Nancy Larson is this year’s Shining Star Award Recipient! Nancy was presented this wonderful award at our May Annual Meeting. This highly regarded award is given annually to a member who has generously and consistently devoted time and talent to the chapter and is voted upon by the members. Nancy was heavily involved with our Thrift Shop as one of…

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Awards Given to Teachers in the Twin Cities

January 28, 2015

Assistance League’s Links to Learning program awards funds to teachers who want to provide new experiences and unique learning opportunities for their students. This year 41 grants totaling over $27,000 were awarded to educators in Minneapolis and St. Paul. These grants will provide 41 amazing projects, events and experiences that will enhance the education of over 7,000 children in 25 schools! There were…

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Academic All Stars are WINNERS!

January 21, 2015

Assistance League volunteers will give awards to about 70 elementary students and 75 middle school students who are on the A & B honor roll for the  second quarter at Lucy Laney K-8 Elementary School in Minneapolis. Each student who has been designated an Academic All Star by his or her teacher will receive a navy polo shirt with Academic All…

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Timberwolves FastBreak Foundation Awards Grant to Assistance League

President Annette Anderson and Clothes for Kids program chairperson Carolyn Pierce accepted a $5,000 check from the Minnesota Timberwolves FastBreak Foundation during a pre-game ceremony on October 30th. The grant was awarded to Assistance League based on the theme New Seasons, New Beginnings and will help fund new school uniforms  through the Clothes for Kids program to students in Minneapolis and…

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The 2014 Shining Star Award

May 13, 2014 ,

The 2014 Shining Star Award was presented to Amy Stark today at our Assistance League May Luncheon held at the Lafayette Club. This award is given annually to a member who has generously and consistently devoted time and talent to the chapter and is voted upon by all members. Amy, a member since 2010, has been on the Thrift Shop…

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Assistance League Honored for Make a Difference Day

On Thursday, April 10th, Assistance League received a $10,000 award for the Make a Difference Day All-Star. The award was presented by Matt Lauer, Savannah Gutherie, Jenna Bush Hager, and Jon Bon Jovi. On a national level, Assistance Leaguers rounded up a total of 113, 000 books for at-risk children. The books were donated to foster programs, schools, shelter, libraries,…

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