Twin Metals donates $21,500 to help during COVID-19 pandemic

Twin Metals announced a donation of $21,500 to help during the COVID-19 pandemic. Twin Metals announced a donation of $21,500 to help during the COVID-19 pandemic. |  Photo: WDIO FILE

Updated: April 09, 2020 10:33 AM

Twin Metals Minnesota announced they are donating $21,500 to help communities during this outbreak.


The organizations benefiting include:

* $10,000 to United Way of Northeast Minnesota. Funds are currently being matched by the Northland Foundation
* $5,000 to the Ely Food Shelf. Funds are also being matched during the month of April
* $1,500 to Ruby’s Pantry in Babbitt. Funds are being used to distribute food gift cards
* $5,000 to the Babbitt Ambulance to help fund critical items that are needed and in anticipation of increased calls. 

To date, Twin Metals has contributed more than $550,000 to charitable organizations in Minnesota. The company is working on building an underground copper nickel mine and plant near Ely and Babbitt.

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