WATCH: Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation Touchstone Celebration 2021 |

WATCH: Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation Touchstone Celebration 2021

Updated: November 10, 2021 09:31 AM
Created: November 09, 2021 11:11 AM

There is a new way to honor the amazing work done by non-profits in the Northland. WDIO and the Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation are proud to present the Touchstone Celebration.  Each year, the Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation makes hundreds of grants to non-profits that do amazing work.

This year, these six projects are getting special recognition. It's work that has kept our community going and growing, despite the challenges of COVID 19 and more.

Renee Passal shares stories about the work, and foundation president and CEO Shaun Floerke helped share the story about the foundation and its values.

Here are the six featured in this year's celebration, along with the projects they used the grants for.

  • Care Partners of Cook County: A session on mindfulness to help caregivers be the best they can be for their loved ones.
    Watch our story. 
  • Diaspora Gardens: A new giving garden in the East Hillside helped grow good food and promote growth and healing for people.
    Watch our story.
  • AICHO: Emergency food distribution has helped keep neighbors fed for over a year now.
    Watch our story.
  • Duluth Community School Collaborative: Keeping critical connections with students and families going during the pandemic.
    Watch our story.
  • Family Rise Together: A training to help young leaders in our community really come into their own.
    Watch our story.
  • Miller-Dwan Foundation: A new partial hospitalization program has opened in Superior to help more people with mental health needs.
    Watch our story.

Each group will receive another $2,000 to further their good work.

The 2021 Touchstone Celebration is brought to you by WDIO and North Shore Bank. 
WIPFLi CPAs & Consultants, Minnesota Power Foundation, Marsh & McIennan Agency, Fryberger Law Firm, Hanft Fride, National Bank of Commerce, Krech Ojard & Associates, MPECU, Kraus- Anderson Construction help support the Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation.

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