IMAGINE what we can Spark together with a Matching Grant from the Otto Bremer Trust image

IMAGINE what we can Spark together with a Matching Grant from the Otto Bremer Trust

Donate today to the Annual TCoL Appeal and help us continue to "build momentum" for the future.

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IMAGINE what we can Spark Together! - $20,000 Matching Grant from the Otto Bremer Trust


IMAGINE is our chosen word for 2022, and here at the Thompson Center on Lourdes; we imagine a place with more participants, more programs, and more opportunities. Today, I invite you to imagine what we could spark together.

Have you ever imagined what might be possible with an additional $20,000 here at TCoL and the impact it could make? Imagine, because donations this month will go twice as far thanks to the generous donation from the Otto Bremer Trust. Every single gift will be matched dollar for dollar, up to $20,000.

I’ve always loved inspirational quotes, so I want to leave you with two that I came across that seemed to fit with our theme.

“Everyone has the fire, but the champions know when to ignite the spark.”- by Amit Ray

“You have to find what sparks a light in you so that in your own way can illuminate the world.” -by Oprah Winfrey

We deeply appreciate your continued support of TCoL. Our participation numbers continue to increase, and we are thankful to have generous donors support the mission at TCoL. Because of you, we remain focused on connecting people with enriching activities. Check out the newsletter to see some of those new activities starting soon!

With gratitude,

Djuanna Kath
Executive Director

What is the Otto Bremer Trust?

The Otto Bremer Trust is a bank holding company and a private charitable trust based in Saint Paul, Minn., that works at the intersection of finance and philanthropy. Created in 1944 by Otto Bremer, it is today one of the nation’s largest philanthropic organizations and is committed to supporting a better quality of life for residents of Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota, and Wisconsin. OBT is the majority owner of Bremer Financial Corporation, a regional financial services company; manages a diversified investment portfolio; and operates Community Benefit Financial Company, a financial resources subsidiary. Since its founding, OBT has invested more than $841 million in people, places, and opportunities in the Upper Midwest.