As part of its annual grant program, Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America (Allianz Life) has provided $350,000 to local organizations focused on youth development and inclusion. These funds were distributed to Twin Cities nonprofits with a focus on mentoring, leadership and development programs for racially and ethnically diverse youth.

“Our community partners are doing important work in helping to develop Twin Cities future leaders,” said Kenna Poppler, director of community engagement, Allianz Life. “These grants are an important way for Allianz Life to support youth in our state, and create lasting, impactful change in the community where we live and work.”

The following organizations received a 2021 grant: Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Twin Cities, Bolder Options, Boys and Girls Club Twin Cities, Breakthrough Twin Cities, DinoMights, Genesys Works Twin Cities, Hallie Q. Brown Community Center, Inc., Mobile Hope, NorthsideAchievement Zone, Reading Partners, Special Olympics Minnesota, Summit Academy OIC, The Sanneh Foundation, Tubman, Washburn Center for Children, Way To Grow, Women’s Initiative for Self-Empowerment (WISE), YMCA of the North
and Youth and Family Circle.

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