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Ways to Give

Your investment will drive change.

As a donor, you invest in effective mental health, early education, anti-sex trafficking and essential parenting services. Your support helps children and families to overcome adversity and reach their full potential.

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Ways to Give

Give by Check

Make the check out to The Family Partnership and mail to:

The Family Partnership
ATTN: Advancement Department
1527 E. Lake Street,
Minneapolis, MN 55407

Give with Stock

Use the following information to transfer stocks to The Family Partnership:

US Bancorp Investments Inc.
Primary Contact: Jacob Trimble, 612-303-3136
DTC#: 0280 (Code 40)
For the benefit of The Family Partnership, Account: 26087494

Become a Champion

Help sustain The Family Partnership!

Champions commit to multi-year pledges of at least $1,000 a year for five years.

  • Champions for Children – Pledge $1,000 for 5 years
  • Champions for Families – Pledge of $5,000 for 5 years
  • Champions for Communities – Pledge of $10,000 for 5 years

To become a Champion today, please fill out a pledge form.

Make a Planned Gift

The 1878 Society provides a way for you to ensure that your values and priorities are reflected in your legacy. There are several ways to make a planned gift, or bequest, to The Family Partnership:

  • Include The Family Partnership in your will or testamentary trust, or add a codicil to an existing will or trust
  • Make The Family Partnership a beneficiary of a retirement account or insurance policy
  • Contribute today to our endowment program that will provide ongoing income to The Family Partnership

For sample language, click here. For more information on estate gifts and planned giving, please contact Vice President for Advancement, Kit Briem at 612-341-1612 or


Volunteers play a vital role at The Family Partnership, contributing hundreds of volunteer hours each year. Community members like you help us contain costs and provide trauma-informed care for the families we serve. 

If you are interested in learning more about volunteering, please fill out the volunteer application. We will contact you to discuss how you can help to build a Twin Cities where all children and families, regardless of income or origin, reach their full potential.

Examples of Volunteer opportunities may include: 

  • Help with keeping the preschools COVID-clean
  • Welcoming the families we serve at our front desk
  • Gardening 
  • Children’s reading hour
  • Budget and financial skills
  • Handy-person skills for new homeowners
  • Legal assistance, especially for renters-rights and immigration issues
  • Professional skills: resume writing and interviewing skills

The Family Partnership partners with Step-Up to provide meaningful work for Minneapolis young people. You’ll see Step-Up workers in the north Minneapolis preschools during the summer.

Donations Needed

Your family, faith community, civic group or employee-team can have fun and make a difference by creating much-needed materials for donation!

Here are materials we need: 

  • Snack bags for children coming to therapy directly from school
  • Play-doh or flubber for the littlest-learners to develop finger strength and dexterity
  • Stress balls, because who doesn’t need a stress ball
  • Personal care packages for teens and women who are healing from sexual exploitation
  • Journals for children, pre-teens and teens accessing mental health programs

Amazon Smile

Log into your Amazon account using and select The Family Partnership as your charitable organization of choice. When you use Amazon Smile to order online, you will have access to Amazon’s same products, prices and services, and Amazon will donate a percentage of your eligible purchases to us!

Contact us today for more information on ways to give!

Kit Briem
Vice President for Advancement, The Family Partnership

Every dollar makes a difference.

Giving – your time, talent or money to The Family Partnership has proven to achieve results that have a positive impact on our communities.

  • $4.93 benefit-cost-ratio for every dollar invested into The Family Partnership’s mental health programs. (The Constellation Fund)
  • $8.72 saved by taxpayers in health and law enforcement costs for every $1 invested in anti-sex trafficking work. (A 2006 University of Minnesota, Humphrey Institute study)
  • $10.83 return on investment for each dollar invested into high quality early childhood and parent education. (Art Rolnick, Director of Research, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis)

Latest Updates and Resources

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Measure your impact.

Did you know that 95% of the families we serve live below poverty level?

Can you imagine providing for your spouse and two children with a household income of $26,200? At The Family Partnership, we apply an intergenerational, whole-family (2Gen) approach and incorporate Brain Science strategies to interrupt the cycles of poverty and adversity perpetuated by systemic inequities.

Our holistic services, which include Mental Health Therapy, Early Childhood Education and Care, Family Home Visiting and Advocacy services, result in significant, positive changes for the families and individuals we serve.

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Your Impact by the Numbers

  • $10,000 pilots the Executive Functioning Across Generations© curriculum in one additional classroom
  • $5,000 pays for staff to provide support, problem solve food scarcity and connects families struggling in a COVID-environment to additional resources
  • $2,500 covers the non-billable time physical therapists spend creating materials for tele-therapy sessions
  • $1,000 pays for a computer for a parent in Mobility Mentoring® so they can pursue further education
  • $250 pays for a client to rehearse, get to, and testify at the State capitol about how public policy directly impacts their life
  • $100 pays for a week’s-worth of culturally and age-appropriate preschool learning packets
  • $50 pays for a School Linked Mental Health staff to meet with a teacher to create positive solutions for a student who is disrupting the classroom
  • Support our efforts with a donation today! Donate Now

The Family Partnership also has an explicitly 2Gen approach, so it is possible that treating children and parents [together] will result in further benefits that are not fully captured in Constellation’s metrics.

The Constellation Fund