MMAF in the news in Minnesota and across the country.


April 4, 2014 Apple Valley Sun featuring Boyd and Kristopher Francisco
Story featuring Boyd and Kristopher Francisco, who spoke at MMAF’s 2014 Fundraising Dinner

9/25/13 Plymouth Sun Sailor Article on SGT Trevor Friesen
Plymouth Sun Sailor Article on MMAF’s Say Thanks Day and grant recipient SGT Trevor Friesen

Ron Gardenhire 30 Second MMAF PSA

Ron Gardenhire 15 Second MMAF PSA

Ron Gardenhire 30 Second Say Thanks Day PSA

Ron Gardenhire 15 Second Say Thanks Day PSA

6/18/13 ABC Newspapers Article on the 2013 Patriot Ride
ABC Newspapers article covering the 2013 Patriot Ride and those who organize the event

4/11/13 Star Tribune Interview with General Stanley McChrystal
Minneapolis Star Tribune Interview with General McChrystal in advance of MMAF Fundraising Dinner

4/10/13 Eden Prairie News Article on SSG Patrick Nelson
Article on SSG Nelson speaking that the 2013 MMAF Fundraising Dinner

11/9/12 Vikings Veteran’s Day Military Appreciation Game
Oakdale Patch article on Specialist Steven Solie receiving his grant at the Vikings vs Lions game

8/1/12 Armed Services Appreciation Day
Grand Rapids Herald article on CPL Andrew Dopp receiving his grant at Target Field

6/11/12 Say Thanks Day 14,000th Grant Presentation
Pioneer Press article about Say Thanks Day and LCPL Jason Tuuri

6/11/12 – 14,000th Grant Awarded to LCPL Jason Tuuri
White Bear Press article highlighting LCPL Jason Tuuri

4/18/12 – 13,000th Grant to SPC Chang Lee
Hmong Times Story on Grant Recipient Chang Lee

2/11/12 – VanHeuveln/Ramos Story
Marshall Independent Story on Grant Recipients at a Timberwolves Game

11/11 – U of M Alumni Publication
University of Minnesota Alumni Publication on MMAF’s Mission

6/3/11 – John Elliot Audio
Grant Recipient John Elliott describes a firefight in Iraq

6/3/11 – John Elliott Story
Star Tribune Story on Grant Recipient John Elliott

10/19/10 – Tom Brokaw Op-Ed Piece
Tom Brokaw Op-Ed Piece alluding to MMAF dinner

9/11/10 – Kare 11 News Story
Kare 11 Story on 9/11/10 Grant Recipients

9/11/10 – ECM Publishing Story
Hometown News Source story on 9/11/10 event

9/1/10 – StarTribune Say Thanks Day
Say Thanks Day article from the StarTribune

6/22/10 – ABC Newspaper Patriot Ride
ABC Newspapers 2010 Patriot Ride Recap

6/16/10 – 2010 Patriot Ride
2010 Patriot Ride Star Tribune Article

6/16/10 – 2010 Patriot Ride ABC
2010 Patriot Ride ABC Newspapers

6/16/10 – 2010 Freedom Run
2010 Freedom Run

5/18/10 – WCCO Radio 5/15/10
Michael Gorman on WCCO Radio, Saturday, May 15, 2010

3/29/10 – 10,000th Grant Presentation
Star Triune Article on MMAF 10,000th Grant

3/29/10 – 10,000th Grant Presentation
Pioneer Press Article on MMAF’s 10,000th Grant Presentation

9/11/09 – MPR News
Eight Fallen Soldiers Honored at Capitol

9/11/09 – Pioneer Press
Group Honors Minnesota Vets with Cash Grants

9/9/09 – MinnPost
Cash Appreciation Grants Going to Vets and Families

8/26/09 – Concordia University Military
Concordia University Military Appreciation Day

8/19/09 – Twin Cities River Rats Water
Twin Cities River Rats Water Ski Show

8/19/09 – Save the Date and Spread the Word
Save 11/10/09 and Spread the Word

6/29/09 – Fox 9 Walk Coverage
Fox 9 Coverage of the Basra Run and Appreciation Walk/Run

6/25/09 – Pine Journal Walk Coverage
Pine Journal “Iraqi War Veteran Turns New Page as a Civilian”

12/18/08 – StarTribune
Editorial: Tour Highlights Role of National Guard

11/11/08 – Minnesota Public Radio
Minn. Fund Thanks Veterans

11/10/08 – Prior Lake American
Two Local Residents to be Honored at Veterans Day Gathering

9/11/08 – Minnesota Public Radio
Minnesota Non-Profit Honors Local Vets

9/11/08 – Fox News
7 Minnesota Military Personnel Awarded Cash Grants on 9/11

9/11/08 – KARE 11
Minnesotans Mark 9/11 Anniversary in Many Ways

6/26/08 – StarTribune
Gene Sit, Co-Founder of MMAF, Dies After Battle with Cancer

6/23/08 – WCCO TV
Appreciation Walk Dedicated to U.S. Troops

6/16/08 – Twin Cities Business Magazine
Eugine Sit Receives Joint Chiefs of Staff Award

6/3/08 – Coon Rapids Herald
Coon Rapids Marine Recovering from Injuries