Charlie | NAZ Scholar at Plymouth Christian Youth Center, Releasing Butterflies in the Garden

"I don't like science (not at all), but this was fun! The caterpillars hatch out of an egg; they turn into larva. They make their chrysalis and they hatch ... well you have to wait 5 to 15 days. I can't wait to get to high school science and do some of that mad scientist stuff!" #NorthFaceFriday
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Friends of the Future

NAZ Friends of the Future is a community of support for more than 1,500 North Minneapolis children who are on a path to college graduation. Through NAZ, Friends have found a solution to end multigenerational poverty.  

What do Friends of the Future do for NAZ?

  • Financially support NAZ with a minimum $1,000 annual donation
  • Lift up the work of NAZ and encourage others to become involved
  • Join special member education events and celebrations

Membership in Friends of the Future is open to individuals, businesses, civic groups, families and foundations. Since its founding in 2011, Friends of the Future has provided more than $855,000 to build a foundation for long-term success and supported the greater community to “lean in” to North Minneapolis.

We are happy to talk with you in more depth about NAZ Friends of the Future. For more information, please contact Heidi Dodd at or 612-594-8311