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Growing Tomorrow’s Leaders: Hiawatha Academies


Minnesota is home to the nation’s second-highest achievement gap in reading and math. Hiawatha Academies understands that this gap is not due to ability but instead due to differences in opportunity. Therefore, as an organization focused on permanently disrupting educational inequity and closing the opportunity gap in Minneapolis, Hiawatha Academies aims to prepare all of… Read more »

PRG: Building Equity and Affordable Housing for over 40 years


In 1976, a few neighbors banded together to preserve affordable housing in the Powderhorn neighborhood of Minneapolis. More than 40 years later, PRG, has expanded to cover the Twin Cities metro area, addressing multiple issues through affordable housing development and homeownership advising. PRG’s Communications and Development Manager, Ryan Stopera, states that the growth of PRG… Read more »

Partner Highlight: Newgate School

Partner Highlight: Newgate School

This month we’re celebrating a great partnership with local non-profit Newgate School. We recently teamed up with them to produce an excellent video to help get the word out about the great work they’re doing in the Twin Cities. You can watch the video here: Newgate Video Newgate uses donated cars to provide unemployed or… Read more »

So where are you donating your next vehicle? I think I know.

Partner Highlight: Newgate School

There are many places where you can donate a car here in the Twin Cities. But have you heard of Newgate School? You see, Newgate uses donated cars to provide unemployed or under-employed young adults in the Twin Cities with a tuition-free opportunity to learn skills in auto body and auto mechanics. Students at Newgate… Read more »