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A rebirth for Interfaith Circle – with help from the Foundation

Shehla Mushtaq has helped lead the revival of an Eden Prairie group that promotes conversation and greater understanding of faiths, diversity, and other topics. She’s the president of Interfaith Circle, which has organized a number of events this past year, including the Interfaith Thanksgiving Gathering that drew 400 to 500 persons. The group has been […] Read More

Memorial fund was the right solution at the right time

Doug Stewart remembers feeling overwhelmed by all the things that needed to be done shortly after his wife, Denise, passed away on Sept. 9, 2016 following her courageous, four-year battle against cancer. So, it was “a hugely helpful thing … a godsend,” he says, when family friends Karla Bratrud and Ranee Jacobus suggested that he […] Read More

It’s not just a lunch. It’s a ‘Who’s Who’

There were only about 20 people in the room when banker Roy Terwilliger (pictured above) held the first Eden Prairie leaders luncheon in 1978. It was a tight-knit group of people accustomed to seeing each other and working together. Eden Prairie – with a population less than 15,000 – was just beginning its development boom. […] Read More

Consider a charitable gift of stock – it’s easy and makes a big impact

Earlier this month, a supporter donated about $5,000 worth of appreciated securities to the Foundation and its Endowment Fund. It’s a generous gift, and using appreciated stock to make such a donation is becoming increasingly common because of the stock market’s performance. That’s right, you can make a charitable gift other than cash – real […] Read More

How do we sustain our nonprofit community?

What if there were no PROP in Eden Prairie? No PROP Shop? No organizations like CHOICE Inc. or Chrestomathy or True Friends to serve our developmentally disabled residents? No one like Cornerstone to support victims of domestic abuse? No safety net at all? It’s a scary thought, if you know and care about Eden Prairie, […] Read More

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