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Super Bowl Legacy Foundation provides $90,000 grant for Rec on the Go program

June 12, 2017 03:22 PM

Zanewood students along with volunteers from Boston Scientific flooded the grounds of Zanewood on a beautiful day. The Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee (MNSBHC) presented a Legacy Grant to the Brooklyn Bridge Alliance for Youth. The Alliance’s mission is to create a system of high-quality, accessible and fully resourced opportunities for youth in the area. In partnership with the NFL, the MNSHBC awarded a $90,000 grant to expand the organizations “Rec on the Go” program that has benefitted youth in the area.

“Rec on the Go” is a free program for kids and teenagers in underserved neighborhoods in Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn Park. Their mobile recreation vehicle transports sports equipment, activities and healthy foods to scheduled locations making recreational activity more accessible for kids in both communities.

Former Vikings linebacker, EJ Henderson, led kids and teens in various football drills and skills activities following the award. Mayor Jeffrey Lunde was in attendance along with and city councilmembers; Lisa Jacobson and Rich Gates.

Learn more about Rec on the Go

 

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