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R.L. Stevenson Elementary School receives donation from local business Minco
Posted 09/11/2018 08:50AM

Students are starting the school year off right with plenty of school supplies and gear to use in the classroom. On September 7, 2018, R.L. Stevenson Elementary received a kind donation from local business Minco, an international company with its headquarters based in Fridley.

Minco provides engineering solutions for thermal, temperature sensing and control and flex circuit technologies for a variety of industry sectors. This is the second year that Minco has donated to support students at Fridley Public Schools.

“We are grateful for the generosity that Minco employees have shown our students and our school,” said Stevenson Principal Daryl Vossler. “It’s great to start our school year with this wonderful community partnership.”

Senior Financial Analyst Angela Barta, who helped organize this community outreach effort, said the company is excited to contribute and support students at Stevenson Elementary.

“Since Minco has been around for over 60 years, we felt that as a company, we should do something to support our community,” said Barta. Through several employee fundraising efforts, Minco raised over $1,000 to donate to Stevenson. The company also held a school supply drive and collected over 500 items to donate to students, including 120 headsets for students to use with computers and iPads. Additional community organizations that donated to assist fundraising efforts included Red Savoy Pizza, Aramark, Walmart and Fastenal.

“I have five kids, so I know how expensive school supplies can be,” said Barta. “It’s so important for all students to start their school year off on the right foot. We want to put the kids in our community first and support them in any way that we can.”

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