Acucraft Gives Back

“ONLY A LIFE LIVED FOR OTHERS IS A LIFE WORTHWHILE.”

-Albert Einstein 

At Acucraft we not only believe in delivering a high quality product to each and every one of our customers, but we also believe in giving back to the community on a local, national, and international level. We have donated to all of the below organizations within the past calendar year including financial support, volunteering time, and purchasing needed items.

 

COMMUNITY PARTNERS

Anoka Technical College

Anoka Technical College

Acucraft partners with Anoka Technical College as a recruiter of students attending welding, fabricating, designing, & engineering programs. As part of our partnership, Acucraft regularly visits the camps to speak to the current student body about the industry, Acucraft as a company, and other topics as desired. We also offer the opportunity for students to visit our facility and observe our team during the designing, engineering, welding, fabricating, and finishing processes.

 

Bethany Christian Services

Bethany Christian Services

Bethany Christian Services is a global nonprofit organization that brings families together and keeps families together. Strengthening families for the well-being of children is our top priority. Our services include adoption, foster care, and pregnancy counseling. We also provide counseling to families, assist refugees and immigrants resettling in the U.S., and partner with several international countries to help keep families together. The work we do equips families to be the answer for children in need—as Christ intended.

Bike MS

Bike MS

Bike MS raises more money than any other cycling event for any other cause. To date, Bike MS cyclists, volunteers and donors have raised over $1 billion so people affected by MS can live their best lives as we stop MS in its tracks, restore what’s been lost and end MS forever.

Eagle Booster Club

Eagles Booster Club

Designed to support the Athletic Department and coaching staff, and increase student participation in athletics at Heritage Christian Academy.

Feed My Starving Children

FMSC

Feed My Starving Children is a non-profit Christian organization committed to feeding God’s children hungry in body and spirit. Children and adults hand-pack meals specifically formulated for malnourished children which are then shipped to distribution partners. FMSC has reached nearly 70 countries around the world!

Forest Management DNR Program

DNR

Every year Acucraft plants 5,000 trees to help sustain and improve our forests. As a wood-burning fireplace manufacturer it’s imperative that we help the sustainability of our forests.

Gateway Church

Gateway church

Gateway is a family friendly church that thrives on solid biblical teaching, an atmosphere of worship, an openness to the Holy Spirit and healthy uplifting friendships. 

Healing Haiti

healing haiti

“The world is a better place when families are strengthened.” They are a Christ centered ministry who leverage resources to elevate and unify Haitian families so the cycle of poverty is broken and the fabric of the community is strengthened.

Heritage Christian Academy Foundation

HCAF

The HCAF was created in 2005 to raise funds to support, assist, and promote the educational, Christian and charitable purposes of Heritage Christian Academy.

Hope Bridge Church

hope bridge church

Part of the Aspen Grove Church Network; Hope Bridge Church’s mission is simple and profound: “We exist to bridge the space between here and heaven with the hope of Jesus Christ. We do this by rising up to a deeper relationship with God, joining into a life lived in community with others, and reaching out to the physical and spiritual needs facing our city and wider world.”

Interfaith Outreach & Community Partners – The Sleep Out

interfaith outreach - the sleep out

Interfaith Outreach & Community Partners respond to emergency needs, moves families toward stability and positive change, and engages volunteers and partners in service, leadership, and capacity building. The Sleep Out was started by a Wayzata business man, Shoebob Fisher, 20 years ago and has since become one of the longest running Sleep Out campaigns ever! 

International Foundation

international foundation

The International Foundation funds US-based non-profit organizations who partner with poor communities in the developing world to improve their health, education and incomes, while strengthening local capacity to sustain their benefits.

Making A Difference International, Inc.

MADI

Based in MN and founded in 2010 by Mr. Funwi Tita, an immigrant from Cameroon, MADI’s mission is to help families break the cycle of generational poverty. It’s focus is meeting the pressing needs of neglected, abused, and abandoned children in the rural villages of Easter Uganda.

Mercy Hill Church

mercy hill church

Striving after relationship not religion. Mercy Hill is part of the Aspen Grove Church Network; they value unity not uniformity, trinitarian love, experimentation, experience & wisdom, strong staff & volunteer training, economy of scale through shared resources, multiple teaching and worship voices, shared staff, learning from one another, shared ministry and bringing glory to God.

Minnesota Adult & Teen Challenge

MNTC 2

Assisting teens and adults in gaining freedom from chemical addictions and other life controlling problems by addressing their physical, emotional and spiritual needs. Offering both a long-term, faith-based recovery program and a short-term treatment program called Life Renewal allows them to help individuals with a broad spectrum of addiction issues.

Operation Christmas Child

operation christmas child

Founded in 1990, Operation Christmas Child demonstrates God’s love to children in need worldwide by delivering gift-filled shoeboxes and the good news of Jesus Christ!

Peruvian Partners

Peruvian Partners Logo

Founded by David and Gina Stavros, Peruvian Partners serves the disadvantaged families and children of Flores de Villa, bringing them spiritual, physical and economic hope through Bible studies, youth clubs & sponsorships, camps & spiritual retreats, and much more.

Revive Sweden: Strategic Church Multiplication to Save a Nation

Revive Sweden

Sweden is the #1 most atheistic nation in the world with 20% of Swedish churches closing in the past 10 years. Helping the Swedish Christian leaders revive the city of Stockholm for Christ by helping the Swedish church facilitate prayer, evangelism, discipleship and church planting movements.

The Sheridan Story

Sheridan-Story-Logo

In 2010 when the school administration at Sheridan Elementary School discovered students were stealing and hoarding food on Friday’s so they would have something to eat on the weekends, the Sheridan Story began as a project of Mill City Church providing students with a bag of non-perishable food each week. The Sheridan Story fills the gap between Friday and Monday, when children are not able to participate in the free or reduced meal programs at school. 

St. Cloud Technical College

SCTC

Acucraft partners with St. Cloud Technical College as a recruiter of students attending welding, fabricating, designing, & engineering programs. As part of our partnership, Acucraft regularly visits the camps to speak to the current student body about the industry, Acucraft as a company, and other topics as desired. We also offer the opportunity for students to visit our facility and observe our team during the designing, engineering, welding, fabricating, and finishing processes.

The Hair to There Run

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“Dedicated & determined to celebrate the courage, strength and boldness of those in our community who have experienced the affects of hair loss due to the disease and are living baldly, beautifully, and boldly each and every day.”  Hannah Weas, Founder & CEO of Hair to There is a local Wayzata High School Senior who has alopecia  and wants to raise awareness and funds to attempt to find a cure.

Woodridge Church

woodridge

For the sake of Jesus Christ, we commit to love and serve others. As part of the Aspen Grove Network, Woodridge Church’s mission is to reach every man, woman, and child for Jesus Christ through local, national, and global efforts that maximize opportunities for people to hear and respond to the gospel loving them and serving in the name of Jesus.

World Vision

World Vision

World Vision is a Christian humanitarian organization dedicated to working with children, families, and their communities worldwide to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice.