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Student Excitement in Grants to Teachers Program

Our GRANTS TO TEACHERS program is a wonderful provider of funds to teachers of Minneapolis schools and Maxfield and Riverview West Side in St. Paul. The grants we offer are up to $750 and are given to expand the standard curriculum. Thanks to a grant from Assistance League of Minneapolis/St. Paul, a teacher at the Keewaydin Campus taught her students about buoyancy and displacement.…

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Reading Buddies Bring Smiles to Bethune Elementary School

November 18, 2014 , ,

It was a brilliant morning at Bethune on October 22nd! The third grade students were pleased to receive a new book CREEPY CARROTS! and a Reading Buddy from Assistance League. Because we had time before the students arrived for the first half hour, the teacher suggested Reading Buddies sit at the desk of each assigned student. When the students entered the…

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Food for Kids Kick-Off

October 27, 2014 , , ,

It’s October and that means our warehouse rooms are filling up with food. Cases of cereal, pasta and rice as well as canned vegetables, fruits, and ready to eat items such as beef stew, chili and soup line the shelves ready to be packed into backpacks and given to families in need at both Lucy Laney and Jenny Lind Schools…

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Back to School with New Uniforms

We are busy checking sizes and quantities to ensure ample quantity as pallet loads of clothing have begun arriving at our warehouse. The arrival of the merchandise is the next step for the busy Assistance League members who organize a clothing distribution for over 3,500 school children. And, now, after months of planning, there are boxes and bags piled high…

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Partnership with Mpls North HS

Assistance League was pleased to attend an Open House event recently at Minneapolis North High School for the new digital technology center. The center was completely refurbished in the last year, and equipped with state-of-the-art technology in large part due to a sizable donation from Assistance League. High school students are now able to gain current and marketable skills through…

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