Please join us for the 6th Annual Merrick Momentum Breakfast celebrating the People of Merrick and the East Side of Saint Paul. This year’s breakfast features community leaders and philanthropists gathering to hear about the inspiring stories from participants and program managers about work on the East Side. Donations are appreciated to continue to help over 30,000 people a year with food, shelter, employment, and youth services.  See official save the date by clicking here!

DATE: Wednesday, June 5, 2019
Breakfast from 7:30 am.-9 am.

Breakfast at Gustavus Adolphus Lutheran Church,
                1669 Arcade Street, Saint Paul, MN 55106

BREAKFAST WILL BENEFIT: Individuals, youth, and families struggling with poverty, hunger, unemployment and other challenges. 

Sponsorship levels include $15,000 (Anchor), $10,000 (Matching), $5,000 (Premium), $2,500 (Platinum), $1,500, $1,000 (Gold), $500 (Silver) and $250 (Bronze). See sponsorship benefits by clicking here.

  • For more information, contact Jonathan Rogers, Director of Resource Development, at
    or call 651-771-9339

Keynote Speaker
Yusef Mgeni

Mr. Mgeni has spent decades in leadership positions with community-based organizations serving low-income persons and communities of color as an administrator, community organizer, college instructor, policy analyst, educator, planner, development director, award-winning journalist/producer and foundation senior program officer.
Mr. Mgeni has a rich experience working and volunteering for dozens of human service, public policy and advocacy organizations and groups working in the areas of counter-racism, civil and human rights, social and criminal justice, health, the elimination of hunger and poverty, education and welfare reform, issues affecting immigrants and refugees, community-based research and capacity-building, technical assistance and organizational development.Mr. Mgeni has also contributed many years of service as a member of the board of directors of numerous local and national progressive, civic and professional organizations; currently as a Vice President of the MN/Dakota Area Conference NAACP, as a mentor for at-risk youth, and as an instructor and external sponsor for prisoners’ organizations in men’s, women’s and juvenile correctional facilities throughout Minnesota and as a member of the Steering Committee for Saint Paul Strong, promoting transparency and openness in local government.

Special thanks to our sponsorS:

Sun Stream Business
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