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Employee giving campaign running now through November 18

(11/11/2022) The Anoka-Hennepin annual employee giving campaign is now underway, and runs through Friday, Nov. 18. The annual campaign is an opportunity for all district employees to make tax-deductible, charitable donations to the Anoka-Hennepin Education Foundation (AHEF) or United Way via check or payroll deduction. 

Individual, personalized pledge forms have been sent to each employee’s building. Based on the overwhelmingly positive response, AHEF is again offering a google form to sign up for payroll deductions. Please consider authorizing easy, biweekly payroll donations to benefit our students. Thank you for choosing to support Anoka-Hennepin students.  

Consider a gift to the Anoka-Hennepin Educational Foundation (AHEF)

  • Because for each employee that begins or increases their giving through bi-weekly payroll deductions, AHEF will directly contribute $10 to your building for social-emotional learning and mental wellness.

  • Because you know more than others what your students need to be successful in school

  • Because you know donors to AHEF fund classroom and school grants that advance equity and innovation.

  • Because you care about kids, and you care about education.

Your donations to the AHEF complement and reinforce the work you do in your buildings, playgrounds, cafeterias and classrooms every day.  Make your gift here to support all AHEF programs and grants.

Consider a gift to the United Way 

The Greater Twin Cities United Way believes when we unite as changemakers, we can disrupt systems and address the challenges no one can solve alone. Together, as changemakers, we will create a community where all people thrive regardless of income, race, or place. Visit to learn more.

In 2021, you made it possible to touch the lives of 500,000 people in our region. Together, we:

  • Supported 480,000 requests via our 211 resource helpline from mothers seeking child care options, families looking for assistance in putting healthy food on the table, young adults needing a place to stay, and more.  

  • Partnered with the State of Minnesota to help people access the RentHelpMN program through 211— resulting in $390.5 million in rental assistance.  

  • Provided safety plans for 9,000 people who called the Suicide Prevention Lifeline — letting them know they are not alone and offering hope for a better tomorrow.  

  • Addressed student learning and community food system needs exacerbated by COVID-19 and awarded grants to 126 nonprofits to provide our neighbors better access to housing, food, education and the workforce.    

  • Gained momentum in eviction prevention and nonprofit sector stabilization through our advocacy work with legislators.  

Your donations to AHEF and/or the United Way can be made right now. Thank you for caring about kids, education, and the community!