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St. Paul’s Prepare + Prosper supports low-income individuals with financial coaching, affordable services and free tax preparation

St. Paul’s Prepare + Prosper supports low-income individuals with financial coaching, affordable services and free tax preparation

August 08, 2016

Prepare + Prosper helps Minnesotans create pathways out of poverty, and the best way to do that is a combination of education, resources and support, say organizers.  Read More...

Affinity Plus Foundation and Wellness in the Woods create partnership to provide access to mental-health conference

Affinity Plus Foundation and Wellness in the Woods create partnership to provide access to mental-health conference

July 22, 2016

The Affinity Plus Foundation and a Minnesota non-profit focused on mental-health advocacy, education and empowerment have formed a new partnership.  Read More...

The Affinity Plus Foundation raises over $45,000 at 15th Annual Golf Tournament

The Affinity Plus Foundation raises over $45,000 at 15th Annual Golf Tournament

June 30, 2016

Golfers from across the country gathered at Prestwick Golf Course in Woodbury, Minn. on Tuesday to help raise more than $40,000 for the Affinity Plus Foundation’s 15th Annual Golf Tournament.

Proceeds from the tournament are used to support financial-education programs across Minnesota and academic scholarships for members.  Read More...

Affinity Plus employees join MCEE’s Summer Institute for College Readiness to teach students

Affinity Plus employees join MCEE’s Summer Institute for College Readiness to teach students

June 17, 2016

The Minnesota Council of Economic Education (MCEE) hosted their annual Summer Institute for College Readiness to 50 students from June 13-17.  Read More...

The Affinity Plus Foundation announces 2016-2017 scholarship winners

The Affinity Plus Foundation announces 2016-2017 scholarship winners

April 14, 2016

Since 2001, the Affinity Plus Foundation has awarded over $300,000 in scholarships to support the educational endeavors of Affinity Plus members. In celebration of its 15 years of giving, the Foundation awarded fifteen $5,000 scholarships for the 2016-2017 school year.  Read More...

Minnesota students prove their personal finance knowledge through the support of The Affinity Plus Foundation at the Personal Finance Decathlon

Minnesota students prove their personal finance knowledge through the support of The Affinity Plus Foundation at the Personal Finance Decathlon

April 12, 2016

Personal Finance teams from 12 Minnesota high schools visited the Federal Reserve in Minneapolis on Wednesday, April 6 to compete in the State Personal Finance Decathlon. The Affinity Plus Foundation was the primary sponsor and supporter of the event, which is hosted and planned by the Minnesota Council on Economic Education (MCEE) each year.  Read More...

Affinity Plus Foundation silent auction raises over $26,000 for financial literacy initiatives

Affinity Plus Foundation silent auction raises over $26,000 for financial literacy initiatives

November 23, 2015

During its 13th annual silent auction, the Affinity Plus Foundation raised a record high - over $26,000. Proceeds go toward funding the Foundation’s Community Grant and Cultivator Grant programs. The grant dollars support financial education and financial literacy initiatives throughout the state of Minnesota through teachers, schools and nonprofit organizations. Vendors, partners, members, and employees generously donated a variety of merchandise and gift packages to the Foundation for the five-day event, with over 500 baskets sold to over 300 bidders.  Read More...

Affinity Plus Foundation hosts 13th annual silent auction Nov 13 – 17

Affinity Plus Foundation hosts 13th annual silent auction Nov 13 – 17

November 13, 2015

The 13th annual Affinity Plus Foundation Silent Auction officially opened today for bidding at 10 a.m. Community organizations, employees, and members generously donated a variety of merchandise and gift packages to the Foundation to auction off as baskets during the five-day event. The auction closes on Tuesday, Nov. 17 at 8 p.m. All proceeds from the silent auction will go directly to support the Foundation’s community grant programming. Everyone is welcome to participate in the event.  Read More...

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