Actions speak louder than words. That’s why Sálo will spend very little time talking about our good deeds and far more time out in the community helping others by donating our time, talent and resources. We ask you consider doing the same. The needs are all around us.
The American Heart Association is a national voluntary health agency whose mission is: "Building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke." The association's impact goal is to reduce coronary heart disease, stroke and risk by 25 percent by 2010.
Big Brothers Big Sisters is the oldest, largest and most effective youth mentoring organization in the United States. They have been the leader in one-to-one youth service for more than a century, developing positive relationships that have a direct and lasting impact on the lives of young people. The Big Brothers Big Sisters mission is to help children reach their potential through professionally supported, one-to-one relationships with mentors that have a measurable impact on youth. Their vision is successful mentoring relationships for all children who need and want them, contributing to brighter futures, better schools and stronger communities for all.
CHCM works to improve lives affected by chronic illness by investing in health research, services and education. The work with CHCM is an affiliate of Community Health Charities of America.
Greater Minneapolis Crisis Nursery works in partnership with parents in crisis and the community to strengthen families and prevent child abuse and neglect. They support families in crisis 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Hands on Twin Cities' mission is to bring people together to strengthen communities through meaningful volunteer action. Their belief is that effective volunteer action is a path to civic involvement and that engaged citizens are the cornerstone of a vibrant community.
Imerman Angels carefully matches and individually pairs a person touched by cancer (a cancer fighter or survivor) with someone who has fought and survived the same type of cancer (a Mentor Angel).
A 5-mile fun, walk for March for Babies around the lakes adds up. This year Sálo/Oberon/NumberWorks had over 50 people participate in the walk, sponsored a "celebration station" on one of the routes and raised over $4,000 for research, outreach, educators and advocates to help improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects and infant mortality.
Minnesota Jaycees relies on state organization to provide the connections, resources, recognition and opportunity for statewide impact.
Ronald McDonald House Charities are dedicated to improving children’s access to the highest quality health care. For example, the Ronald McDonald House allows families to access specialized medical treatment by providing a place to live at little to no cost. The Ronald McDonald Care Mobile provides high-quality medical, dental and health education to those with the greatest barriers to accessible health care.
Second Harvest Heartland serves to end hunger through community partnerships. The organization distributes more than 41 million pounds of food and grocery products annually to over 1,000 agencies and programs in Minnesota and Wisconsin, as well as directly serving individuals and families. Congratulations and many thanks to all our associates who contributed 700 pounds of food and $395 to the recent Second Harvest Food and Fund Drive!
Last year Sálo, Oberon and NumberWorks donated over 600 items to Sharing and Caring Hands including hats, mittens and scarves to children and young adults.
Source MN outreach assists homeless youth, marginalized, at-risk young people, rainbow kids/travelers, urban poor, wounded, anti-mainstream, post-moderns, artists and music scenesters, young people trying to break away from broken pasts of abuse, prostitution and drugs.
The goal of TORCH is to connect young professionals with communities that matter to them. These types of communities are focused on career development, diversity and inclusion, social responsibility and the arts.
For over 125 years, Washburn Center for Children has been helping children and their families with social, emotional and behavioral problems lead successful lives. Washburn helps them at home, in school and in their community by helping to develop skills, resolve issues and connect with supportive resources. Washburn is committed to providing supportive services as well as advocating for children’s mental health. Washburn Center for Children has remained focused on its founder’s vision to provide help to children “without question or distinction as to age, sex, race, color or religion.”
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The Women’s Foundation of Minnesota funds and builds the capacity of innovative programs for growing the equality of women and girls statewide. They conduct valuable research and use it to inform grant making, educate opinion shapers and policymakers and raise public awareness. They also measure social change with specific indicators for tracking progress and promote women’s philanthropy. Women's Foundation of Minnesota also provides their donors with important training and tools to help shape a just society.