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Consolidated Communications' Community Fund Donates $50,000 to MY Place

Gift supports Mankato youth center’s relocation and expansion project                                                                                                               

MANKATO, Minn. – April 13, 2023The Consolidated Communications Community Fund of the Mankato Area Foundation is pleased to donate $50,000 to MY Place in support of the organization’s capital campaign relocation and expansion project.

MY Place provides care free of charge to students in kindergarten through eighth grade during non-school hours. Services include positive programs and educational assistance that support kids who otherwise would be home alone or on the street. Erin Simmons, MY Place executive director, said the gift will aid in developing the larger facility that will serve over twice as many children. “Our need has grown since we opened the doors five years ago and this generous donation from Consolidated will help us fulfill our mission of providing a nurturing environment to all area youth.”

We are proud to support this critical community project supporting area youth and the important services MY Place provides,” said Jennifer Spaude, senior vice president of corporate communications for Consolidated Communications. “Our Community Fund exemplifies a core value of Consolidated Communications and contributes to our legacy of building strong communities and connecting people in the greater Mankato area.”

About the Consolidated Communications Community Fund of the Mankato Area Foundation

Built on a tradition of community leadership and company giving, the Consolidated Communications Community Fund has given more than $6.5 million dollars to non-profit organizations since it was founded in 1963. The Consolidated Communications Community Fund focuses its outreach to communities in southern Minnesota and is administered through the Mankato Area Foundation. Learn more at

About Consolidated Communications
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