9th Annual Picnic & Walk!
Project for Open Access Connections

Come celebrate and support the work of Open Access Connections!

Our 9th Annual Picnic and Walk provides an opportunity for more than 100 clients, volunteers, partners, and advocates celebrate and support the important work of Open Access Connections.  

On Saturday September 16, Open Access Connections will be holding our 8th Annual Picnic and Walk.  The event will be held at Minnehaha Park, Minneapolis, at Wabun Picnic Shelter B, between 11:30am-2:30pm

Here are some of the accomplishments we will be celebrating:

    • Providing free voice mail to 2,700 homeless and low-income Minnesotans, empowering them to find jobs, housing, and overall economic self-sufficiency.
    • Training 6 Grassroots Outreach workers to complete over 400 shifts of Grassroots Outreach at 9 separate nonprofit locations.  Last year we provided voice mail to over 275 people through this program.
    • Holding 12 Generation 50+ Group meetings, providing a forum for over 80 older people who have experienced homelessness to address issues affecting their community.
    • Distributing over 1,900 Lifeline supported cell phones through a partnership with enTouch Wireless.
    • Facilitating a non-partisan voter engagement campaign that registered 817 homeless and low-income people to vote for the 2016 Election.
A donation will help further our work for the upcoming year.  

Also, thanks to a generous donation from the Frey Family Foundation, all new donations and returning donations increased by at least 10% will be matched!

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