Social Generosity Offering: April 2021

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SAVE THE DATE Join us next Sunday, April 11 at 11:15 AM to hear from Neely Snyder, Executive Director of DWH. A Zoom link will be published in next week’s Friday Update email newsletter. 

Dream of Wild Health (DWH) is a non-profit organization with an office in Minneapolis, Minnesota and a 30-acre organic farm in Hugo, Minnesota. Their mission is to restore health and wellbeing in the Native community by recovering knowledge of and access to healthy Indigenous foods, medicines and lifeways. Surrounded by plants and medicines grown from the seeds of their ancestors, DWH  partners with dozens of urban and tribal organizations on programs that work to restore the mental, physical and emotional health of the Native American community.

Each year DWH teaches Native American youth about gardening, cooking and culture while developing job and leadership skills.They run the Indigenous Food Share CSA and sell produce at 3 farmers markets, including corn, beans and squash from a collection of rare seeds provided by  Cora Baker, a Potawatomi elder. DWH is a founding member of the indigenous Seedkeepers Alliance dedicated to returning indigenous foods to the community.

Their relationship with traditional foods, lifeways, and medicines has only grown closer during the COVID-19 pandemic, and they have expanded their efforts to increase food access. At Dream of Wild Health, we grow seeds and we grow leaders.

How to Donate: You can donate online using a credit card at bit.ly/giveuucm. You may also mail a contribution to UUCM at 2030 Wayzata Blvd E, Wayzata MN 55391. Simply make your check out to “UUCM” with “Social Generosity” in the memo line.

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