Abbey’s Hope awards the YMCA $35,000 in grants to promote pool and spa safety
EDINA, MINN. – April 3, 2012 – Abbey’s Hope recently awarded $35,000 in grants to the YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities in support of the YMCA’s Water Safety Instruction Program. This partnership, in its third year, allows local children from immigrant and low-income backgrounds to be equipped with basic water safety skills and awareness.
Abbey’s Hope named 2012 National Drowning Prevention Alliance award winner
EDINA, MINN. – March 1, 2012 – The National Drowning Prevention Alliance (NDPA) today announced Abbey’s Hope Charitable Foundation as the recipient of the 2012 Community Lifesaver Award. The award recognizes work done toward the advancement of water safety and drowning prevention at the community level and will be presented March 9 at the annual National Drowning Prevention Symposium in San Diego.
Minnesota Senator Geoff Michel joins Abbey’s Hope Board of Directors
EDINA, MINN. – Jan. 19, 2012 – Abbey’s Hope Charitable Foundation today announces the addition of state Sen. Geoff Michel to its Board of Directors. Sen. Michel was elected in 2002 and is currently in his third term as the District 41 senator.
Abbey's Hope receives $5,000 in-kind donation from local Wal-Mart stores
EDINA, MINN. – Oct. 19, 2011 – Four area Wal-Mart stores recently donated nearly 1,000 swimsuits (with a value of $5,000) to Abbey’s Hope Charitable Foundation.
Abbey’s Hope awards more than $30,000 in grants to promote pool and spa safety
EDINA, MINN. – Sept. 21, 2011 – For the fourth year in a row, Abbey’s Hope Charitable Foundation has provided grants to local community groups dedicated to educating youths and parents on pool and spa safety.
Abbey’s Hope’s founder receives Champion of Safety Award
EDINA, MINN. – Oct. 5, 2011 – Safe Kids Minnesota, the Minnesota Safety Council and the Minnesota Department of Health recently awarded Katey Taylor with the first-ever Champion of Safety Award at the Third Annual Childhood Injury Summit held in St. Paul.