All net proceeds donated to the following charities focused on fundamental community needs such as food, shelter, education, and the environment.
Second Harvest Heartland is the Upper Midwest’s largest hunger-relief organization, with a mission of ending hunger through community partnerships.Last year, Second Harvest Heartland distributed more than 76 million pounds of food tohungry seniors, families and children through nearly 1,000 non-profit member agencies and programs, including food shelves, soup kitchens, shelters, senior centers, faith-based organizations, and children’s after-school programs serving 59 counties in Minnesota and western Wisconsin. For each $50 donated, Second Harvest Heartland can distribute more than 180 meals to those in need. For more information, or to make a holiday gift today visit www.2harvest.org/lights or call 651.484.5117.
Union Gospel Mission Working to meet the physical, emotional, spiritual, and educational needs of the economically disadvantaged men, women and children of the Twin Cities, through a variety of life-changing programs and services.
The Saint Paul Police Foundation was incorporated in 2005 in Minnesota and is a tax-exempt organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Donations to the Foundation are tax-deductible.
The Foundation was formed to:
- Receive and administer grants and contributions of money or property from individuals, private organizations, and public sources to apply or disburse these contributions for the benefit of the people of Saint Paul by funding, assisting, or undertaking programs and activities to strengthen the Saint Paul Police Department and promote public safety;
- Provide additional safety to its officers and commit to its community focus with the intent to lead to the reduction in crime and provide positive public relations for the Police Department.