Vision: Creating Opportunities for Post-secondary Enrollment for all Youth

A Special Thanks To Our Generous Donors

Education – Platinum Donors / Partners:

Jackson State University (Jackson, Mississippi)

University of Saint Thomas, Legal for Good (Saint Louis Park, Minnesota)


Foundation Grants / Platinum Donors:

Fidelity Charitable for the Moyana Foundation (Cincinnati, Ohio)

Sam’s Club – $1,000.00 (Maple Grove, Minnesota)

Sam’s Club – $1,250.00 (Shakopee, Minnesota)

Sam’s Club – $1,000.00 (White Bear Lake, Minnesota)

Walmart – $1,000.00 (Stillwater/Oak Park Heights, Minnesota)

Walmart – $1,000.00 (Vadnais Heights, Minnesota)


Platinum Donors / Churches:

Christ Temple Church (Roseville, Minnesota)

Unity Church – Unitarian (Saint Paul, Minnesota)


Platinum Donors / Businesses:

Architect McGlory Studio (Minneapolis, Minnesota)

Cub Foods/Community Donations – Gift Cards (Twin Cities Metro Area, Minnesota)

Inver Grove Honda and Toyota (Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota)

MVS, INC. (Shakopee, Minnesota)

Oak Tree Farm (Clark, South Dakota)

Paradise Car Wash (Apple Valley, Bloomington, Eagan, Savage, and Woodbury, Minnesota

The Olive Garden and Red Lobster (Twin Cities Metro Area, Minnesota)

Walker Law Offices, P.A. (Minneapolis, Minnesota and Dallas, Texas)

Walmart/Community Donations – Gift Cards (Twin Cities Metro Area, Minnesota)


Diamond Donors / Businesses:

Best Buy (Eagan, Minnesota)

Hilton Minneapolis/Bloomington (Bloomington, Minnesota)

Horizon Agency, Incorporated (Edina, Minnesota)

Radisson Blu Mall of America (Bloomington, Minnesota)

The Servion Group (New Brighton, Minnesota)

Split Rock Parking, LLC (Bloomington, Minnesota)

UCare (Minneapolis, Minnesota)


Gold Donors / Businesses:

Sam’s Club (Twin Cities Metro Area, Minnesota)

Target Stores (Chaska, Medina, North Saint Paul, Oakdale, Saint Louis Park, and Shakopee, Minnesota)


Silver Donors / Businesses:

Target Stores (Twin Cities Metro Area, Minnesota)


Individual Partners – Platinum and Diamond Donors:

Mr. Stewart Ackerberg and family

The Kevin  and Lisa Armstrong Foundation (Minneapolis, MN)

Captain Thomas Bailey and family

Ms. Dorothy Jean Barnes-Griswold

Mrs. Elizabeth Fynskov Clark and family

Mr. and Mrs. Ernest (Joyce) Gillard and family

Ms. Michele Harris Tanghe and family

Dr. Renard Hill and family (Jackson, Mississippi)

Ms. Judith Ann Hughes and family

Mrs. Kimberly James Maxfield and family

Mrs. Cynthia Kelly and family

Dr. Patricia Kovel-Jarboe and family

Mrs. Denise Loving and family (Woodbury, Mn)

Mr. and Mrs. Leonard William (Diana Miller) Makens

Ms. Patricia Ann Mattson and family

Mr. Moses McBride and family

Mr.  Calvin-Allen Mickel Miller

Dr. Natasha Pyfrom-Kebasso and family

Dr. Dara Richardson Heron and family

Mrs. Tori Richardson Hill and family

Mr. and Mrs. Gregory (Katherine) Ries

Mr. and Mrs. Aaron (Althea) Rupert

Mrs. Stephanie Scott Dilworth and family (Saint Paul, MN)

Mr. and Mrs. Melvin (Valerie) Scroggins

Bishop and Mrs. Jeffrey (Sharath Franklin) Smith and family

Dr. Mary Tanghe and family

Dr. Jennifer Urban (Legal for Good)

Mr. William Walker, Jr. Esq. and family

Ms. Janet Warness, Esq. and family

Mr. and Mrs. Ronald (Dr. Patricia Jones) Whyte

Dr. Delores Williams Henderson and family (Mendota Heights, MN)

Mrs. Evelyn Wood-Trout and family

Ms. Aloida Zaragora and family


Funds raised in Jackson, MS and Alumni will assist Scholars attending Jackson State University:

Lakeover Funeral Home, Mrs. Mary White Paige, Co-Founder (Jackson, MS)

Mrs. Anna Lee Barnes (Madison, MS)

Rev. Holiness Barnes, Jr. ’71 JSU (Madison, MS)

Dorothy Jean Barnes-Griswold, ‘70 JSU (Eagan, MN)

Mrs. Selottie Mae Barnes Thames ’74 JSU (Walnut Grove, MS)

Mrs. Betty Cotton Barnes ’72 JSU (Madison, MS)

Laurie Denise Campbell Walker ‘80 JSU (Lancaster, CA) 

Dr. Renard Hill  and family  ’04, Xavier University (Byram, MS)

Mrs. Carmita McGlory and family (Minneapolis, MN) 

Mr. Matthew McGlory, ’07 JSU (Saint Paul, MN)

Dr. Monica Lewis Miller, ‘02 JSU (Madison, MS)

Mr. Calvin-Allen Mickel Miller, ‘04 JSU (Madison, MS)

Mr. JaMaury Norris,  JSU (Jackson, MS)

Mr. Aaron Rupert, ‘70 JSU (Saint Paul, MN)

Mrs. Joyce Thomas-Judkins, ’98 JSU (Smyrna, TN)

Mrs. Khalilah Walker-Young,  ’10 JSU (Terry, MS)


We are very appreciative of all of our generous donors who are donating up to $100.00 (Bronze); and
those of you who are giving up to $200.00 (Silver) donors. Thank you for your love and support of our Scholars.







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Saint Paul, Minnesota, 55121-0024

Mobile Phone:  651-260-0039

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Post Office Box 211124
Saint Paul, Minnesota, 55121-0024