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Celebrate 25 Years at the Celebration of Champions Benefit

Please join us at our 25th Annual Celebration of Champions Annual Benefit & Awards event on Thursday, October 8th, 2020, 5:00pm-8:00pm at Windows on Minnesota in the IDS Building!

CLC’s 25th Anniversary event celebrates twenty-five years of promoting the legal rights and well-being of children and youth.

The virtual program will include silent auction items, a Fund-a-Need, and features a keynote speaker, and recognizes awardees who have spent decades improving children’s lives.

We hope you will join us for an evening of hope, inspiration and fundraising to advocate for the lives and futures of Minnesotan foster care children and alumni.

Call for Nominations: Heroes for Children Award.

Children’s Law Center of Minnesota (CLC) is accepting nominations for the 2020 Heroes for Children Award to be presented on October 8th at our 25th Anniversary Celebration of Champions annual benefit event.

Heroes for Children

This award recognizes an individual who has made significant contributions to the well-being of Minnesota’s children in either a career or volunteer position. Nominees may work with children in any area—such as teaching, health care, legislation, advocacy, or mentoring—affecting physical, spiritual, social, or emotional well-being.

Nomination information is found here:  Call for Nominations – Heroes for Children Award  Please submit nominations by August 1, 2020 to amandafp@clcmn.org

2020 Celebration of Champions Committed Sponsors

Champions, $15,000+

Justice, $10,000 +
Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.

Taft Stettinus & Hollister LLP

Advocate, $5000+
Thomson Reuters

Merchant & Gould

Faegre, Drinker Biddle & Reath

Benefactor, $2,500+
Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Greene Espel PLLP

Maslon LLP

Best Buy

Ballard Spahr LLP


Click here for our 2020 Sponsorship Packages CLC Benefit Please email our Development Director, Amanda Finman-Palmer, amandafp@clcmn.org if you would like to be a 2020 sponsor.

If you are unable to attend and would still like to support CLC, we are also looking for donated silent auction items, such as gift cards, experience baskets and other fun items. 

Click here to see the pictures from 2019 event, courtesy of Craig Mullenbech and Toni Johnson.  (If you would like any of these pictures in its original format, please email your request to info@clcmn.org.)


Thank you to our generous 2019 sponsors:


 Board Walk – $15,000 +


Park Place – $10,000 +


 Pacific Avenue – $7,500 +

Marvin Gardens – $5,500 +


St. James Place – $2,500 +

Fox Rothschild LLP

Gray Plant Mooty

Greene Espel PLLP

Schwegman, Lundberg, Woessner, P.A

Walser Foundation

Zelle LLP


Baltic Avenue – $1,200 

Bassford Remele

Ciresi Conlin LLC

Cozen O’Connor

Nichols Kaster PLLP

Nilan Johnson Lewis, PA

Padmanabhan & Dawson, PLLC

RJM Construction

U.S. Bank


We are grateful for your continued support.