Children and Youth

4 Degrees Alpine Ski Team
4 Degrees Alpine Ski Team
To develop student-athletes in the sport of alpine ski racing with innovative and accessible programs that improve athlete skiing skills.

Boy Scouts of America/Twin Valley Council
Boy Scouts of America/Twin Valley Council
810 Madison Ave.
Mankato, MN 56001
Email: info@twinvalleybsa.org
Our mission is to prepare young people to make ethical choices over their lifetime by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law.

Camp Patterson Inc.
Camp Patterson Inc.
PO Box 4334
Mankato, MN 56002-4334
To own and maintain a lakeside camp facility available to nonprofits offering high quality youth camps and programming at an affordable price.

Camp Sweet Life Adventures Inc
Camp Sweet Life Adventures Inc
26486 Sioux Trail
Madison Lake, MN 56063
Email: info@campsweetlife.org
To connect, empower and transform kids with Type 1 Diabetes, while providing a traditional camp experience and endless fun.

Child and Family Advocacy Center of South Central Minnesota
Child and Family Advocacy Center of South Central Minnesota
PO Box 4176
Mankato, MN 56002-4176
Email: info@cfacsouthcentralmn.org
A safe, neutral, and child-friendly place for children and adolescents who have experienced abuse, neglect, or who have witnessed a violent crime.

Child Protection League
Child Protection League
PO Box 463
Mankato, MN 56001
Email: contact@cplaction.com
Committed to promoting the welfare of children and protecting them from exploitation, indoctrination and violence.

Children's Grief Connection
Children's Grief Connection
320 N. Front St.
Saint Peter, MN 56082
Email: hope@childrensgriefconnection.com
Bringing hope and healing to grieving children and families.

Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota
Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota
224 Lamm St.
Mankato, MN 56001
Email: info@cmsouthernmn.org
Ignite the natural curiosity of every child through the power of play in a dynamic, awe-inspiring environment.

Connecting Kids
Category: Children and Youth
Connecting Kids
Community Education & Recreation
110 Fulton St.
Mankato, MN 56001
Contact: Jenny Stratton
Our mission is to support the healthy development of children and youth in the Greater Mankato Area United Way service area.

Courtland Recreation Association Inc
Courtland Recreation Association Inc
PO Box 38
Courtland, MN 56021
We provide baseball, softball & teeball facilities to the community.

Creative Play Place
Creative Play Place
600 S. 5th St.
Saint Peter, MN 56082
Email: jenh@saintpetermn.gov
A free space for families and their children to play and connect. Opportunities include: movement and large motor activities, social skills, and more.

Dance Conservatory of Southern Minnesota
Dance Conservatory of Southern Minnesota
1400 Madison Ave. #318
Mankato, MN 56001
Email: dcdance002@gmail.com
It is our goal to provide your child with a positive, nurturing learning environment along with the best dance training we can offer.

Fasting for Friends
Fasting for Friends
PO Box 322
Saint Peter, MN 56082
Email: fastingforfriends@gmail.com
Fasting For Friends aims to assist communities locally and globally in hunger relief, and increase youth involvement in addressing the issue of hunger

Feeding Every Baby Inc.
Feeding Every Baby Inc.
103 Country Manor Ct.
Eagle Lake, MN 56024
Email: feedingeverybaby@gmail.com
Feeding Every Baby Inc provides formula, breastfeeding supplies and diapers to families in need.

Feeding Our Communities Partners
Feeding Our Communities Partners
2120 Howard Dr. W.
Suite F
North Mankato, MN 56003
Email: focp.admin@feedingandfueling.org
Feeding Our Communities Partners has a mission to engage our community in solving youth hunger.

Footnotes Trauma Foundation INC
Footnotes Trauma Foundation INC
808 N. 2nd St.
Mankato, MN 56001
Email: footnotestraumafoundation@gmail.com
Offers need-based scholarships to those with Post Traumatic Stress and matches donor funds to military veterans and victims of sexual abuse.

Girl Scouts of Minnesota and Wisconsin River Valleys
Girl Scouts of Minnesota and Wisconsin River Valleys
400 Robert St. S.
Saint Paul, MN 55107
Email: caroline.moos@girlscoutsrv.org
Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place.

Good Counsel Learning Center, Inc
Good Counsel Learning Center, Inc
170 Good Counsel Dr.
Mankato, MN 56001
Email: lcdirector@gclearningcenter.org
Good Counsel Learning Center provides one-on-one tutoring in reading, language arts, math, and civics/citizenship.

Greater Mankato Area Junior Achievement
Greater Mankato Area Junior Achievement
PO Box 120478
St. Paul, MN 55112
Email: info@janorth.org
To inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy. We teach students entrepreneurial values and how to start businesses.

Greater Mankato Area United Way
Greater Mankato Area United Way
127 S. Second St.
#190
Mankato, MN 56001
Email: barbk@mankatounitedway.org
Greater Mankato Area United Way's mission is to unite the community to secure and invest resources to improve people's lives.

Grow Thailand
Grow Thailand
PO Box 951
Mankato, MN 56001
Email: growthaiorg@gmail.com
To provide safety, nutrition, clean water, medical care, education and the message of hope of Jesus Christ to orphaned children in northern Thailand.

GS Adoption Registry
Category: Children and Youth
GS Adoption Registry
20566 558th Ln.
Mankato, MN 56001
Email: gary@gsadoptionregistry.com
For adoptees desiring a reunion with their birth family, or to learn about their medical history and birth family genealogy.

HIKMAH
HIKMAH
622 Sunrise Dr.
Suite 400
Saint Peter, MN 56082
Email: mjabdulkadir.jits@gmail.com
Promotes education through its tutor programs, such as their homework and reading program which helps students whose first language is not English.

Key City Bike
Key City Bike
204 E Vine St
Mankato, MN 56001
Email: contact@keycitybike.org
A bicycle donation center and DIY repair shop. We empower and teach volunteers/community members how to repair and reclaim used bikes and parts.

Kids Corner Child Care Center
Kids Corner Child Care Center
600 S. 5th St.
Saint Peter, MN 56082
Email: dkcorner@hickorytech.net
Kids Corner provides affordable daycare and educational opoprtunities and programming for families within the greater Saint Peter Community.

Kiwanis International Inc
Category: Children and Youth
Kiwanis International Inc
PO Box 72
Saint Peter, MN 56082
Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to improving the world one child and one community at a time.

Lake Crystal Area Bass Bashers
Lake Crystal Area Bass Bashers
1006 Crystal Lake Dr.
Lake Crystal, MN 56055
Email: lakecrystalfishingteam@gmail.com
To promote the sport of angling, conservation, sustainable fishing, and safety.

Lake Crystal Area Fastpitch Association
Lake Crystal Area Fastpitch Association
To allow an opportunity for young girls to become team players, improve softball skills, and develop a passion for the game.

Lake Crystal Area Recreation Center
Lake Crystal Area Recreation Center
621 W Nathan St.
Lake Crystal, MN 56055
Contact: Ryan Yunkers
Email: lcarc@hickorytech.net
The LCARC is a community fitness and recreation center for all ages featuring a 6-lane lap pool, 2 gyms, fitness center and family programs.

Lake Crystal Welcome Memorial Education Association
Lake Crystal Welcome Memorial Education Association
607 Knights Ln.
Lake Crystal, MN 56055
Educating for Tomorrow's World. They want all students to have a safe, high-quality, and rigorous education to prepare them for a diverse world.

LA Leche League International Inc
LA Leche League International Inc
Email: mankatolll@gmail.com
La Leche League of Mankato/St. Peter provides support to anyone interested in feeding their children human milk.

Leisure Education for Exceptional People
Leisure Education for Exceptional People
929 N. 4th St.
Mankato, MN 56001
Email: info@mankatoleep.org
Leisure Education for Exceptional People, Inc. (LEEP) enriches lives through inclusive education, recreation and healthy living opportunities.

Leo A Hoffman Center Inc.
Leo A Hoffman Center Inc.
PO Box 60
Saint Peter, MN 56082
The mission of the Leo A. Hoffmann Center is to provide quality mental health and human services in a safe and structured environment.

Mankato Area Children in Need
Mankato Area Children in Need
PO Box 246
Mankato, MN 56002
Email: mankatoareachildreninneed@gmail.com
To help fund equipment and other items for children with special needs in Southern Minnesota when insurance or other funding sources are insufficient.

Mankato Ballet Company
Mankato Ballet Company
1650 Tullamore St.
Suite 200
Mankato, MN 56001
Email: info@mankatoballet.org
To nurture, encourage and challenge students to achieve their potential for artistry and self-confidence through the classical dance experience.

Mankato Kiwanis Club
Mankato Kiwanis Club
P.O. Box 733
Mankato, MN 56002-0733
Since 1921, the Kiwanis Club has served the greater Mankato community supporting the Kiwanis International values of helping kids around the world.

Mankato Playhouse
Mankato Playhouse
PO Box 2035
North Mankato, MN 56002
Email: info@davoriproductions.com
To bring professional quality entertainment to the community, providing an exceptional experience for both our audience members and volunteers.

Mankato Youth Place
Mankato Youth Place
709 S. Broad St.
Mankato, MN 56001
Email: erin@myplacemankato.org
Committed to providing a nurturing environment that empowers youth to build the confidence, knowledge and skills needed to reach their full potential.

Mankato Youth Symphony Orchestra
Mankato Youth Symphony Orchestra
PO Box 4311
Mankato, MN 56002-4311
Email: info@mayso.net
We help prepare the young musician for participation in the world of symphonic music, either as a professional musician or as a patron of the arts.

Minnesota Head Start Association
Minnesota Head Start Association
706 N. Victory Dr.
Mankato, MN 56001
Email: executivedirector@mnheadstart.org
To empower the Head Start programs as a united voice in speaking and acting on issues affecting low-income children and families.

Minnesota Youth Aviation Foundation
Minnesota Youth Aviation Foundation
10 Otter Ct.
North Mankato, MN 56003
Email: minnesotayaf@gmail.com
Committed to mentoring and teaching youth in pursuit of a career in the aviation industry.

Muskies Inc 54 Southern Crossroads
Muskies Inc 54 Southern Crossroads
2004 Roe Crest Dr.
North Mankato, MN 56003
Email: info@mnmuskie.org
We are a group of active conservation minded individuals with the preservation of youth fisheries and research of Muskie fishing in our area.

One Bright Star
One Bright Star
PO Box 1084
Mankato, MN 56002-1084
Focuses on the creation of memorial pendants for parents grieving the loss of a child.

Saint Peter Education Foundation
Saint Peter Education Foundation
100 Lincoln Dr.
Suite 229
Saint Peter, MN 56082
Provides funding to support innovative, creative and experimental teaching and student learning experiences in Saint Peter Public Schools.

Saint Peter Robotics
Saint Peter Robotics
PO Box 342
Saint Peter, MN 56082
Email: info@saintpeterrobotics.org
To promote interest in and knowledge of science, engineering, and technology throughout Saint Peter and the surrounding communities.

Seeds of Hope
Seeds of Hope
1400 Madison Ave.
Suite 208
Mankato, MN 56001
Email: info@seedsofhopekids.org
To provide a week-long opportunity for these vulnerable children to create new memories. A place where being a child is celebrated royally.

Southern Minnesota Autism Coalition
Southern Minnesota Autism Coalition
PO Box 4421
Mankato, MN 56002
Provides anyone affected by autism with support, access to resources, and opportunities to learn more about living with autism.

St. Peter Community Childcare Center Inc
Category: Children and Youth
St. Peter Community Childcare Center Inc
600 S. 5th St.
Suite 125
Saint Peter, MN 56082
To offer a quality childcare program for infants, toddlers and preschoolers that nurtures the individual needs and abilities of each child.

The Ace Mentor Program of Southern Minnesota
The Ace Mentor Program of Southern Minnesota
415 Main St.
Wiecking Center 207, Suite 302
Mankato, MN 56001
Email: info@aceofsm.org
To engage, excite and enlighten high school students to pursue careers in architecture, engineering and construction through mentoring.

The Christopher Center
The Christopher Center
83 Navaho Ave.
Suite 27
Mankato, MN 56001
Email: christophercenter.asd@yahoo.com
A gathering space for children with Autism and their families.

The Mankato Children's Chorus
The Mankato Children's Chorus
PO Box 411
Mankato, MN 56002
Email: mcc@mankatochildrenschorus.org
The Mankato Children’s Chorus provides an opportunity for youth to experience the joy of singing while developing healthy vocal techniques.

The REACH Resource Center
The REACH Resource Center
% Lutheran Social Services
125 E. Liberty St.
Mankato, MN 56001
Email: mankatoyouth@lssmn.org
The REACH Resource Center is a safe and non-judgmental place for young people to come and receive assistance to get back on their feet.

Wings of Hope Mankato
Wings of Hope Mankato
15590 615th Ave.
Mapleton, MN 56065
Email: wingsofhopemankato@gmail.com
A place where families who have experienced pregnancy loss and newborn death can go to remember the lives of their children.

YMCA - Young Mens Christian Association
YMCA - Young Mens Christian Association
1401 S. Riverfront Dr.
Mankato, MN 56001
To put Christian principles into practice through programs and services that build a healthy spirit, mind, body and social well-being for all.

YWCA Mankato
YWCA Mankato
127 S. Second St.
Suite 200
Mankato, MN 56001
Our mission is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.