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MINNEAPOLIS - The NFC Foundation, created by Nash Finch Co. here, is donating nearly $300,000 to deserving organizations in the communities in which its associates live and work. The NFC Foundation focuses on partnering with nonprofits that help families and children in need.
In addition to the American Heart Association and local foodbanks, other recipients of NFC Foundation's donations include:
Loaves and Fishes, a 25-year old Twin Cities organization feeding more than a thousand guests an evening meal across eight dining centers.
The Bridge for Runaway Youth - An organization that offers immediate shelter and safety for youth in crisis, as well as reconnects young people with family, school, and community.
Perspectives Family Center - Provides a comprehensive supportive housing program for women and children, an extended day learning program for at-risk children, and an extensive summer program for homeless and at-risk children.
Dakota Woodlands Shelter - An emergency/transitional housing facility for homeless women and children in Minnesota, providing food, shelter, training, educational support and services.
Women Venture - A leading organization in assisting women in securing their own economic success and prosperity by providing the tools and emotional support to start and grow a business, find a new job, or develop a new career path.
Fisher House Foundation - Provides a number of programs that support military personnel and their families.
Special Olympics Minnesota - Offers opportunities for people with intellectual disabilities to take part in athletic training and physical competition.
An additional $140,000 has been donated to other nonprofit organizations meeting the criteria established by the NFC Foundation.
"We believe it is critical to be an involved, active and contributing member in communities throughout the country where we live and work," said Brian Numainville, NFC Foundation chairman. "We are very pleased to provide these donations to many organizations doing good work to help those in need."