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Foundation Announces New Director of Talent and Culture

The Minneapolis Foundation is thrilled to introduce Milpha Blamo as our new Director of Talent and Culture. In this role, Milpha will lead and support efforts to foster a collaborative and inclusive culture at one of the largest community foundations in the United States. Milpha brings to the Foundation significant…

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Called to Lead

Minnesota, we have a problem.   In 2017, 637 parents, children, siblings, neighbors, co-workers and friends died from overdoses in our state – part of 70,000 nationally. The availability of synthetic opioids is largely driving this increase, but alcohol still kills more people each year than drugs, about 88,000 in…

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Finding Common Ground

I was so happy to get back into my office at The Minneapolis Foundation after the new year because, honestly, I needed a vacation from the vacation. Over the holidays, I had some rare time to just veg out, so I got to see the “year in review” TV…

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Honoring Barbara Flanagan

A few years ago, I ran across a picture of downtown Minneapolis in the mid-70s and—even a person who loves this place as much as I do—has to admit it looked pretty sad. The historic buildings in The Gateway had been torn down and looking toward the river from the…

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Small Hands, Big Hearts

One bitterly cold night last winter, my family was driving home when we stopped at an intersection where a man stood with a sign asking for help. My eight-year-old daughter was distraught. She was freezing in the car and could not fathom how cold the man must be. She became…

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A Gift of Song

Marlene Hedberg loved music. There were few things she enjoyed more than singing in her church choir, and her children have fond memories of her playing Christmas carols on the piano when they were young. Many years later, she loved singing to her grandchildren. And when her health declined and…

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