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Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless

Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless believes that every Minnesotan should be free from hunger and homelessness. We make an impact by partnering with those who serve people in need, growing donor engagement and increasing awareness.

Mission Statement
Review Completed: 9/1/2011
121 East 7th Place, Suite 110
St. Paul, MN 55101
Phone: 651-224-8011
Fax: 651-229-0727
EIN 36-3488089
Principal Staff Ed Murphy,
Number of Full-Time Equivalents (FTE) 2.25
Number of Volunteers 50
Number of Clients Served 250 grantees
General Information
Board Chair Daniel Duhamel
Number of Board Members 20
Board meetings with quorum 10
Average Member Attendance at Board Meetings 15.09
Publicly Available Documents Most Recent 990
Most Recent Audit
Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless provided $788,426 in total grants in 2010 up from $733,093 the prior year. Our education grant program was able to reach more students than the previous year (reaching more than 9,937 students in K-12 over 9,625 the prior year). Also because of the funding that we had awarded Hunger Solutions MN, that organization was qualified to receive $800,000 in Federal stimulus funding to provide food assistance relief throughout Minnesota.
Current Goals
Our goals this year include the following from our strategic plan- Restructure our committees, further develop our website, social media communications, do 3-year budget plan and formalize our volunteer program.
Community or Constituency Served
Open Your Hearts partners with Minnesota food and shelter providing 501(c)(3) agencies and other agencies who serve people in need.
Geographic Area Served
Entire state of Minnesota
Impact and Programs

3 Year Average Expenses

Program Services: $810,313 86.3%
Management: $44,440 4.7%
Fundraising: $84,444 9%

Unrestricted Net Assets

2010 2009 2008
End of Year: $125,756 $114,567 $102,294
Beginning of Year $114,567 $102,294 $114,040
Difference $11,189 $12,273 ($11,746)
Unrestricted Net Assets (End of Year), Current 990 $125,756
Based on information provided on 2008 to 2010
From the Charity Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless has been providing service throughout Minnesota since 1986. Our vision is that every Minnesotan is free from hunger and homelessness and we continue our dedication to upholding the Accountability Standards.
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