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Join Us in the Fight to End Hunger

56 years of community service.

Sabathani Community Center’s food shelf distributes over 1 million pounds of food annually to approximately 32,000 individuals.

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Recent News

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Our Programs

Our Programs

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Food Shelf

In 1975, Sabathani Community Center opened our neighborhood food shelf as an emergency food security resource for the community.
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Raised: $375.00
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Clothes Closet

Sabathani’s Clothing Closet is an affordable option for our clients and community members to access clothing and household goods.
Goal: unlimited
Raised: $125.00
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Active Seniors

We offer a complete program of social, recreational and educational opportunities for seniors of our community, featuring a robust and active Senior Program.
Goal: unlimited
Raised: $0
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Community Revision

Sabathani’s Community Revision Project is one part of the larger 38th Street THRIVE Strategic Development Plan for the City of Minneapolis.
Goal: unlimited
Raised: $50.00
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Affordable Senior Housing

We believe home changes everything. Tailored housing ensures our seniors stay in their community.
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Raised: $0
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Workforce Strategies

Sabathani’s Workforce Strategies Program prepares participants for employment in livable-wage jobs.
Goal: unlimited
Raised: $10.00
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Be@School/Stronger Together

Be@School, known as Stronger Together, helps children falling behind in school with individualized support.
Goal: unlimited
Raised: $123.00
We Believe that Together, We can Make a Positive Impact to Change Lives

We Believe that Together, We can Make a Positive Impact to Change Lives

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Mission

Mission

Our mission—grounded in our engagement with, service to, and advancement of the South Minneapolis community—is to provide people of all ages and cultures with essential resources that inspire them to improve their lives and build a thriving community.
Vision

Vision

Our vision is to be a vibrant leader with strong partnerships in a community where people of all ages and cultures can live, learn, work, and play in a healthy and safe environment.
Partnership

Partnership

Hope is alive at Sabathani, feeding and fueling the hearts and minds children and families, and individuals across Bancroft, Bryant, Central, Kingfield, Lyndale, Phillips, and Powderhorn neighborhoods. We invite you to partner with us.
Together, we can do Greater Good

Together, we can do Greater Good

people served at our Food Shelf in 2021. Service continued uninterrupted throughout the Covid-19 pandemic.
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people served at our Food Shelf in 2021. Service continued uninterrupted throughout the Covid-19 pandemic.
pounds of food distributed in 2021.
340824
pounds of food distributed in 2021.
pounds of clothing distributed in 2021.
5434
pounds of clothing distributed in 2021.
Our Roots Run Deep and Wide

Our Roots Run Deep and Wide

The Sabathani Community Center is one of Minneapolis’ oldest African American nonprofits. Founded in 1966, SCC is grounded in engaging, serving, and advancing the Black community, where people of all ages and cultures are able to receive essential resources that empower them to improve their lives and build a thriving community.

Food

Food

Clothing

Clothing

Housing

Housing

Feeding Hope, Fueling Community

Feeding Hope, Fueling Community

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Sabathani Community Center’s food shelf program provides food and nutrition items to nearly 10% of Minneapolis’ population – more than 30,000 are served annually. By donating to Sabathani, you are fueling our South Minneapolis community and the transformation of Sabathani into a community center of the future.
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    Our Team

    Our Team

    The Heart of<br>South Minneapolis

    The Heart of
    South Minneapolis

    Sabathani Community Center - 56 Years of Building Community