During each home game, the Minnesota Lynx FastBreak Foundation will award donations to organizations that make our Minnesota community a great place to work, live, and play.
MAY GRANT PRESENTATIONS
May 20th vs. Sparks | The Women’s Foundation of Minnesota
The Women’s Foundation of Minnesota mission is to invest in innovative community-based, community led solutions to ensure equal opportunity and pathways to economic security for girls, women, and families across Minnesota.
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May 23rd vs. Wings | The Ann Bancroft Foundation
The Ann Bancroft Foundation mission is to inspire and encourage girls to imagine something bigger. They strive to build confidence and offer tools that will allow a girl to go after her dreams and feel supported along the way. Through grants, mentorship, and on-going development opportunities, the foundation is giving Minnesota girls the strength to achieve their full potential.
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JUNE GRANT PRESENTATIONS
June 1st vs. Mercury | Twin Cities Pride
Twin Cities Pride brings the greater LGBTQ community together to commemorate diverse heritage, foster inclusion, educate and create awareness of issues, and celebrate achievements in equality. They create events that are open and inviting to everyone in the community, providing a safe environment in which individuals feel free to celebrate their relationships.
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June 16th vs. Liberty | Quorum
Quorum is Minnesota’s LGBT allied chamber of commerce. Quorum is a leader in the business equality movement by building, connecting and strengthening the area’s business community. With over 70 free networking, education and certification events, Quorum is a resource for small and large businesses, nonprofits and young professionals.
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June 19th vs. Wings | Be The Match
Be The Match’s mission is to save lives through cellular therapy. They provide one-on-one support to patients and their families every step of the way during the transplant journey. Be The Match is the largest and most diverse marrow registry in the world and their never-ending passion and dedication to save lives through transplant helps more patients survive.
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June 26th vs. Storm | Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
The mission of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is to cure cystic fibrosis and to provide all people with the disease the opportunity to lead full, productive lives by funding research and drug development, promoting individualized treatment, and ensuring access to high-quality, specialized care.
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June 29th vs. Dream | Cycles for Change
Cycles for Change’s mission is to build a diverse and empowered community of bicyclists. Their goal is to create platforms that authentically cultivate leadership development and social consciousness through bicycles and community involvement. Programs include supporting people in getting access to a used bicycle, free bicycle repair, safety training, confident cycling, and opportunities to help grow a broad-based, equitable bicycling movement.
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JULY GRANT PRESENTATIONS
July 3rd vs. Fever | Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans
The Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans’ mission is to end veteran homelessness in Minnesota. MAC-V programs provide emergency financial assistance, supportive housing, employment services, and legal services to veterans in Minnesota. MAC-V has been serving veterans and their families for over 25 years and this year’s focus is on ending women veteran homelessness.
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July 5th vs. Sparks | Big Brothers Big Sisters
Big Brothers Big Sisters’ mission is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.
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July 13th vs. Aces | Ronald McDonald House Charities
Ronald McDonald House Charities mission is to provide a caring and comfortable home away from home that supports keeping families together and reduces stress during a child’s serious illness. In partnership with RBC Wealth Management they host the RBC Race for the Kids to raise money to support programs provided to families.
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July 15th vs. Sun | Avivo
Avivo’s mission is to specialize in helping individuals and their families who face complex barriers to success – poverty, homelessness, unemployment, chemical addiction or mental health concerns. Avivo helps more than 18,000 people each year achieve recovery, employment, and economic advancement.
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July 18th vs. Fever | ACES
ACES’s mission is to create learning experiences that bring together sports & math for low income children in the Twin Cities. During the July 18th game, Seimone Augustus and the Lynx FastBreak Foundation teamed up to honor ACES with a Community Gift!
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July 24th vs. Liberty | National Eagle Center
On July 24th the Lynx partnered with Treasure Island Resort and Casino to honor the National Eagle Center, whose mission is to connect people with eagles in nature, history, and culture.
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AUGUST GRANT PRESENTATIONS
August 5th vs. Dream | Women Venture
On August 5th, the FastBreak Foundation honored Women Venture, whose mission is to help women attain economic self-sufficiency through the creation and growth of profitable and sustainable businesses.
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August 12th vs. Storm | Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
On August 12th the FastBreak Foundation honored Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, whose mission is to inspire hope and contribute to health and well-being by providing the best care to every patient. They are dedicated to understanding the biology of cancer, to discovering new ways to predict, prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, and to transforming the quality of life for cancer patients today and in the future.
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August 14th vs. Sky | Minnesota Freedom Fund
On August 14th, the Lynx honored Minnesota Freedom Fund who pays criminal bail and immigration bond for those who cannot afford to as we seek to end discriminatory, coercive, and oppressive jailing.
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August 19th vs. Mystics | Samaritan’s Feet
On August 19th, the Lynx honored Samaritan’s Feet, an organization that serves & inspires hope in children by providing shoes as the foundation to a spiritual & healthy life resulting in the advancement of education & economic opportunities.
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