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All-Star Game 2014

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2014 All-Star FanFest Fans Choose Grant
Voting has now ended. The winner will be announced on-field prior to the 2014 Gillette Home Run Derby.
Camp Fire Minnesota
Camp Fire Minnesota

Mission: To provide young people with the opportunity to find their spark, lift their voice, and discover who they are through clubs and camp programs.

Project description: Improve and expand Camp Tanadoona, a 90-year old rustic summer camp in Chanhassen. Improvements include new overnight cabins and a flexible learning space called the Tree House. Each summer more than 1,000 youth visit Camp Tanadoona to explore nature and grow as leaders.

Channel One Food Bank
Channel One Food Bank

Mission: To work in partnership with others to help feed people in need.

Project description: Add more than 20,000 square feet of warehouse space at their Rochester location and build a kitchen and classroom to better serve and feed people in need. Channel One serves 13 counties in Southeast Minnesota and LaCrosse County in Wisconsin and an average of 100,000 people a year.

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Cookie Cart
Cookie Cart

Mission: To provide teens with lasting and meaningful work, life and leadership skills through experience and training in an urban nonprofit bakery.

Project description: Renovate and reconfigure the current location in North Minneapolis to double the number of teens who participate in employment and training programs. Cookie Cart helps youth gain solid workforce skills, develop positive relationships with adults and peers, and exercise critical leadership skills.

Hmong
Hmong

Mission: To advance the economic, social and cultural prosperity of Hmong American farmers through economic development, capacity building, advocacy and research.

Project description: Construct a farm in Vermillion Township where Hmong farmers can rent land long term, learn sustainable agricultural practices, and aggregate their produce with other farmers, and learn how to operate and grow a farming business.

Madison Claire
Madison Claire

Mission: To enhance the lives of children and families living with physical and developmental disabilities by giving them the opportunity to play alongside others through the creation of a universal playground.

Project description: Build a fully accessible, inclusive playground where children with disabilities can play alongside all others, and disabled parents can play with their children. The project, located at Bielenberg Sports Complex in Woodbury, includes ramped access, specialized equipment, and a splash pad.

Mn Adult & Teen Challenge
Mn Adult & Teen Challenge

Mission: To assist teens and adults in gaining freedom from chemical addictions and other life controlling problems by addressing their physical, emotional and spiritual needs.

Project description: Renovate the former Greenwood Girl Scout Camp north of the Twin Cities for a year-round school for teen boys experiencing problems with drug and alcohol abuse. This will allow for more educational and outdoor activities that are not possible in the current inner-city location.

People Serving People
People Serving People

Mission: To serve homeless children and their families and provide new opportunities for healthy, stable family life.

Project description: Renovate the kitchen and dining hall at the largest family homeless shelter in Minnesota, located downtown Minneapolis, to improve safety, sanitation, food recycling, and meal service processes. People Serving People served more than 3,000 guests last year, more than 60% of whom were under the age of 18.