Band Donates Over $36,000 in November

Monday, January 4th, 2010 at 6:22 am

ONAMIA, Minn. – In November, the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe donated $36,433 in both monetary and in-kind contributions to a variety of nonprofit organizations and other charitable causes.  Every month, the Band contributes to community programs in Minnesota and nationwide.

The Mille Lacs Band was proud to donate $3,000 to the Confidence Learning Center, a year-round outdoor education and recreation center for persons of all ages with developmental disabilities, for a water conditioning system.  Additionally, the Mille Lacs Band donated $1,000 to the Salvation Army’s Christmas Kettle Campaign in Roseville.

Other notable contributions included those to food shelves in Little Falls and Princeton, Caring Rivers United Way, and Green Lantern’s Toys for Tots.

“The Mille Lacs Band takes its promise to support organizations and causes that are beneficial to our community very seriously.  We are proud of our ongoing commitment to our neighbors,” said Deron Dunkley, commissioner of corporate affairs for the Corporate Commission of the Mille Lacs Band.

The Band donated to organizations and causes in Aitkin, Anoka, Barron, Blue Earth, Burnett, Carlton, Cass, Chippewa, Chisago, Cook, Cottonwood, Crookston, Crow Wing, Dakota, Douglas, Eau Claire, Hennepin, Isanti, Itasca, Kanabec, Meeker, Mille Lacs, Morrison, Nicollet, Otter Tail, Pierce, Pine, Ramsey, Scott, Sherburne, St. Louis, Stearns, Todd, Ward, Washington and Wright Counties

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