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Warren & Mary Lynn Staley

Congratulations to Warren and Mary Lynn Staley, who have been named the Association of Fundraising Professionals 2016 National Philanthropy Day Outstanding Philanthropists. Their remarkable generosity is driven by a deep passion and care for people and community. Warren is known for his accomplishments as CEO of Cargill and Mary Lynn for her civic leadership. Their …Read More

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The Power of Connection: Creating a Home and Building Community

Fekri has known his wife, Sara, since they were small children. After they were married, however, Sara moved to Minnesota alone because of political unrest in Ethiopia. At the time of the move, she was seven months pregnant with their daughter Tiyyaa, now thirteen. Fekri describes that decision in simple terms: “We felt it would …Read More

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CommonBond’s Study Buddies program, which engages youth with volunteer homework mentors, has had measurable impact and success year after year. Our goal is to engage our youth in quality, consistent, and intentional programs by partnering with parents, schools, community resources, and volunteers. Learn more here.