LAYING THE FOUNDATION FOR A STRONGER COMMUNITY

LAYING THE FOUNDATION FOR
A STRONGER COMMUNITY

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                                        is a grass-roots effort that provides life to our community. With your monthly donation pledge of $12, THE MINT Foundation can continue providing food pantry services for families in need and educating children through after school care and our summer S.T.E.A.M program.

What we accomplished in 2016:

• Provided a safe haven for 283 children
    - 118 children in our after school program**
    - 165 children in our summer STEAM Camp
• Distributed 332,400 lbs. of food to over 1100 families
• Provided school supplies to over 500 students
• Mentored 25 children through B.R.A.W.L, our at-risk boxing program
• Provided turkey baskets to over 300 families for the Thanksgiving Holiday
• Provided over 3,000 toys, gift cards and bikes during the Christmas Holiday

                                 is a grass-roots effort that provides life to our community. With your monthly pledge of $12, THE MINT Foundation can continue providing food pantry services for families in need and educating children through after school care and our summer S.T.E.A.M program.

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** 73% of students in our after school program showed grade-level improvement

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WHAT WE ACCOMPLISHED DURING 2016:

• Provided a safe haven for 283 children
    - 118 children in our after school program**
    - 165 children in our summer STEAM Camp
• Distributed 332,400 lbs. of food to over 1100 families
• Provided school supplies to over 500 students
• Mentored 25 children through B.R.A.W.L, our at-risk boxing program
• Provided turkey baskets to over 300 families for the Thanksgiving Holiday
• Provided over 3,000 toys, gift cards and bikes during the Christmas Holiday

** 73% of students in our after school program showed grade-level improvement

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After School

73% of students enrolled in our After School Program show grade improvements

After School

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STEAM Camp

Over 100 children participate in our C-MINT STEAM Camp each summer

STEAM Camp

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Food Pantry

In 2016, our Food Pantry distributed over 300,000 lbs. of food to over 1100 families

Food Pantry

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Let's Talk Turkey

Over 300 families were provided with turkey baskets for Thanksgiving 2016

Let's Talk Turkey

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Christmas Candyland

We provided over 3,000 toys, gift cards and bikes to children during the 2016 Christmas Holiday

Christmas Candyland

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BRAWL Boxing

Mentored 25 youth through BRAWL, our boxing program for at-risk youth

BRAWL Boxing

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CALENDAR OF EVENTS


ALL EVENTS ARE AT THE MINT FOUNDATION UNLESS NOTED OTHERWISE


January 2017
•  12xTwelve Campaign (all year)
•  MLK Day of Service - January 16th, 8am - 12pm
•  Annual Board Meeting - January 21st, 9am until 11am

February 2017
•  Donation of Love Canned Food Drive (all month)

March 2017
•  March Money Madness - Adult Financial Literacy (all month)

April 2017
•  Spring into Giving Financial Giving Drive
•  Spring Board Meeting - April 29th, 9am until 11am

June 2017
•  ESTEAM Summer Camp June 5th until August 11th

July 2017
•  ESTEAM Summer Camp June 5th until August 11th
•  School Supply drive (all month)

 August 2017
•  ESTEAM Summer Camp - June 5th until August 11th
•  School Supply drive (all month)
•  Back to School Fair: Free Hair Cuts, Immunizations,
School Supplies, Job Fair - August 19th (time and location TBD)

September 2017
•  Labor Day event - Labor Day weekend (time and location TBD)
•  North Texas Giving Day - September 14th (all day)
•  Labor in Love Pledge Drive (all month)

October 2017
•  Hunger Awareness Month - Canned Food Drive (all month)
•  Thanksgiving Basket Drive - October 1st until November 15th

November 2017
•  Thanksgiving Basket Drive - October 1st until November 15th
•  Thanksgiving Basket Assembly Day - November 16th, 10:00am until 2:00pm
•  Thanksgiving Basket Distribution November 18th, 9am until 12pm
•  A Global Day of Giving - November 28th #GivingTuesday
•  Toy Drive - November 1st through December 15th

December 2017
•  Toy Drive - November 1st through December 15th
•  Grace & Taste Gala - December 14th 8am until 12am
•  Christmas Candyland December 16th, 9am until 3pm
•  2k17 End of Year Pledge Drive (all month)

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If you are interested in volunteering at or attending one or more of these events, please fill out the form below. Once your submission has been received, please allow 24-48 hours for a member of our staff to contact you.

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Our Mission

To empower children and families to be self-sustaining through education, training, mentoring and service.

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Our VISION

We are dedicated to nurturing, educating, and promoting economic growth and social awareness to children, young adults, and families.

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partners

Each year, these partners play an important role in providing the resources and funding needed to carry out OUR MISSION.

If you and/or your business would like to learn more about partnering opportunities, please fill out the form below and a member of our team will contact you.

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donate

Your contributions provide life to our programs and allow us to continue providing basic life needs to families and educational resources to children.

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VOLUNTEER

When you volunteer at THE MINT, you not only become part of a team, you become part of a community.

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2017 LOCAL LOVE AWARD CHARITABLE CHAMPION

THE CHOCOLATE MINT Foundation was the recipient of the 2017 Local Love Award for the Charitable Champion category. We received the most votes out of in any category and we are grateful that the Dallas Fort Worth community voted us as the winner. We congratulate all the nominees in our category and we encourage you to visit www.llawards.com to view all the award winners as well as the gallery from the award show.

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contact us

Address
201 Executive Way
Desoto, Tx 75115

Phone
Office: (972) 224-7200
Fax: (972) 755-4910

Email:
info@mintcares.org

Follow us on instagram @themintcares

Address
201 Executive Way
Desoto, Tx 75115

Phone
Office: (972) 224-7200
Fax: (972) 755-4910

Email:
info@mintcares.org

Follow us on instagram @themintcares