Fall Fundraiser | Surly

FamilyWise Fall Fundraiser Teen Parents bright Beginnings

As a steadying force and safety net for teen parents, our Bright Beginnings program equips two generations at once, setting up both new parents and their kids for long-term success.

Join us Monday, November 5, from 5:30-7:30pm at Surly Brewing Co. for a free fundraising event with food, music, beer, cash bar, games and a live auction. There will be live music from Noisy Withdrawal, the rockin’ lawyer band of sponsor Fredrikson & Byron.

Questions? Contact Alexis or call 612.877.7849

520 Malcolm Ave. SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414
Parking is FREE!

Award Winners

Cindy Orbovich FamilyWise AwardCindy Orbovich
Lifetime Achievement Award

Cindy joined our board in 2010. Reaching her term limit in 2016, Cindy retired from service having been President for two years. She’s remained involved as a fundraising champion and adviser, sharing her wealth of ideas and resources. More About Cindy

Nick Hughes Volunteer of the Year FamilyWise Minneapolis St PaulNick Hughes
Volunteer of the Year
Starting as a HR Intern in 2016, Nick worked on assessing staff communications, feedback and engagement. After his internship, he stayed on as a volunteer at our front desk. In addition, Nick always pitches in on special projects. More About Nick

Bundles of Love
Community Partner of the
Year
Bundles of Love provides handmade items for infants in our programs. As a receiving organization, we make a request for baby bundles of love each month and the Burnsville chapter delivers! The families we serve had 205 babies in 2017. This partnership enables us to provide more Minnesotan parents, especially teen moms, with the supplies they need to care for their newborns.

CaPrice Crowe FamilyWise George Kressin Intern of the Year MinneapolisCaPrice Crowe
Intern of the
Year
CaPrice started her internship in January while earning her Human Services degree at Metropolitan State University. She spent her time supporting parents who come to visit their children at our centers. For the majority of parents we work with, this is the only opportunity they have to spend time playing and bonding with their children. CaPrice quickly moved from her role as an intern to a staff member at FamilyWise. More About CaPrice

Thanks to our sponsors:

and thank you to our 2018 Auction Item donors:
AirMaxx Trampoline Park – EP OfficeBig Thrill FactoryBoroughChianti GrillCommonwealth PropertiesCrayola ExperienceDraft HorseDunn Brothers Coffee, Fired Up StudiosFlyOver AmericaFrattallone’s Ace Hardware, Glorina Fruetel, Grand SlamHaskell’sHOM FurnitureHouse of ComedyJake’s City Grill, Jennifer Cook, JW Marriott MinneapolisLet’s Dish!Mall of AmericaMid-America FestivalsMinnesota Landscape ArboretumMinnesota Timberwolves and Lynx FastBreak FoundationMinnesota TwinsNordic WareOriental Trading Company, Patty Egan, Pineda TacosPump It Up – Eden Prairie, Shannon Schaaf, Spire Credit UnionSt. Paul Saints Baseball Club, Stephen Mastey at Landscape ArchitectureThe Cheesecake Factory – EdinaThe Cheesecake Factory – MinnetonkaThe Sample RoomThree Rivers Park DistrictU Garden Chinese RestaurantUrban Air Trampoline and Adventure ParkWhirlyBall Twin CitiesWingstop Roseville, Wingstop Brooklyn Center

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