Read Our Wishes and Register Soon for Our Made in the Shade "Walk, Roll, Run"
BDE Maka Ska( formerly called Lake Calhoun for a morning of fun, free food and
entertainment, and fellowship as we raise funds for extra needs at our group home
throughout the Twin Cities. Our Made in the Shade ("MITS") event is family-friendly
and street parking is free.
T-shirts are available for your donation of $25 or more (youth and infant t-shirts are
free) but you should order by July 26th. Contact Development Officer Darolyn
Gray at [email protected] or call 651.888.3112. You can designate your
donation to a specific house. Here are sample wishes by location:
11th Ave (Richfield): Lawn chairs for visiting outside $250
16th Ave S (Minneapolis): Funds for dinner and theater outings $500
17th St (New Brighton) Community outings $300 and Camping trip $800
29th Ave (St. Anthony) Patio furniture $500
48th Circle (New Hope) Patio Furniture $600
91st St W (Bloomington) A nice outing for the house $500
1250 Hoyt (Falcon Heights) Landscaping and resurfacing of hardwood floors (TBD)
1489 Hoyt (Falcon Heights) Flooring $1500, Landscaping $350
Aurora Stars, Harriet (Shoreview) Flooring $500
Colfax Lane S (Minneapolis) Theater/Outings $300, Trip to Duluth $800, Vegetable Garden $200
Also repairing cement for the front of the garage--(TBD)
Demont (Maplewood) Living room TV $500, Basketball hoop $200, Camp $450
Fairview (Roseville) Camp $300, Grill and patio furniture $800, New plumbing (TBD)
Glenpaul Ave (Arden Hills) Dryer $500, Wisconsin Dells trip $1,000, Cabinets and flooring (TBD)
Groveland (Mounds View) Patio furniture $600
Harmony House (Inver Grove Heights): Sports tickets, Sensory supplies, arts & crafts, $500
In Home Program: Arts & Crafts $200
Oakland (Richfield): Raised bed garden $300, Dinners, theater $300
Oliver S (Minneapolis) Flat Screen TV $500, new basement floor (TBD)
Portland Place (Bloomington) Camp and and an outing $600
Portland Ave Golden girls (Bloomington) Exterior House painting, kitchen renovation (cupboards flooring, windows, cabinets) TBD
Rainbow Support Group: Tshirts, Community outings $750
Sheridan (Bloomington) Dining room furniture, new cupboards, landscaping $1,000
Skillman (Roseville) Camp, and outing for the house $600
Skycroft (St. Anthony) Dinner/Theater $500
Thomas (Richfield) Camp, garden supplies, games, arts & crafts, cookware $1,000; Garage repairs TBD
Troseth (Roseville) Walkway repairs $4,000, Landscaping $300
Wentworth S (Richfield) Raised-bed gardens, grill $400; New roof (TBD)
York Lane (Bloomington) Cookware, camp, outings $300If you are making an online donation, be sure to click on an amount or enter one of your
own to complete your transaction.You can also donate by phone at 651.888.3112, or mail
your donation to Wingspan Life Resources, 30 East Plato Boulevard, St. Paul MN 55107.
Designate Wingspan Life Resources during your company's United Way Campaign or Community Shares Program.Volunteer with family, friends or co-workers to help with Spring or Fall yard clean up at our group homes, or to help paint rooms, or assist with our special events.Ask whether your employer has a Matching Gifts program.
Residential: Services and support to 100 adults with developmental and other disabilities in 26 group homes throughout the Twin Cities.In-Home: Services and supports to those still living with family or independently.Three Directions: Employment and Alternative Services providing individually designed services for adults seeking retirement activity, volunteer options, or paid employment.Rainbow Support Group for LGBT adults with disabilities.
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