Community

The Beim Foundation Grant

Applying for a grant from The Beim Foundation was a new undertaking for Breanna’s Gift. We are excited to announce that our request has been accepted and we are the recipients of a $10,000 grant from the foundation. This funding will help support our programming from June – December of 2019. We would like to express our since appreciation and thanks to The Beim Foundation for helping us bringing smiles to the faces of children with cancer and other serious illnesses.

DeLaSalle Art Students Help Once Again!

14 Art Students from DeLaSalle High School prepared 840 Art Takeout boxes for distribution to 6 hospitals across the country. I did the math.

28 helping hands = 840 smiles just like this one. That’s Awesome!

Thank you to members of our board of directors for their help and to the art students and teachers for making this all happen.

 

 

 

Community Arts Grant

Breanna’s Gift is the honored recipient of a $5,000 Community Arts Grant which will support in part our January thru August, 2019 arts programs. This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund. Thank you to all who help make this funding possible.

Give to the Max Day

Give to the Max Day 2018 was an amazing and rewarding experience. People from all over came together to support so many valued organizations and Breanna’s Gift was no exception. During this day of giving you helped raise over $29,000 in support of our arts programs for children with cancer and other serious illnesses. We are humbled by your generosity and we thank you for being such a big part of Breanna’s Gift.

Parsons Electric Prepares 770 Art Takeout Projects

Parsons Electric Volunteers led by Carol Walberg prepared 770 Art Takeout Projects. They are helping us be proactive in getting ready to ship these projects to Children’s Hospitals across the country. Hospitals receiving Art Takeout over the next several months are Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU, Mayo Eugenio Litto Children’s Hospital in Rochester, MN, Orlando Hospital for Children, Medical City Children’s Hospital in Dallas, TX and American Family Children’s Hospital in Madison, WI. Thank you Parsons for taking time from your busy schedules and for being a part of Breanna’s Gift.

DeLaSalle Art Students prepare 700 Art Takeout projects

  The art students at DeLaSalle created a flurry of activity as they prepared 700 Art Takeout projects for Breanna’s Gift. The projects are being sent to 6 Children’s Hospitals across the country and we are so honored that students took time from their busy schedules to help out. In an hour, they prepared the 6 different art projects and it was exciting to be part of their enthusiasm, efficiency and energy. Thank you to everyone involved for being such a big part of Breanna’s Gift.

Throw some coins, make a wish and shop the Mall of America

Shopping at the Mall can mean support for Breanna’s Gift. Thanks to the Mall of America Pond Fund, if you take a minute and throw a coin in one of their indoor ponds, the entire month of December’s coin collection goes to Breanna’s Gift. Perhaps you forgot to tell Santa about something that didn’t make it on your list or maybe you just want to toss some loose change. Either way, take a minute when you pass one of the ponds. Thank you in advance from Breanna’s Gift.

An MRAC Arts Activity Grant

Breanna’s Gift has received a $10,000 Arts Activity Grant which will in part support our January-August, 2018 arts program This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through grants from the MN State Arts Board and the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund. We are honored!