Seven donations totaling $3,225 were accepted by the Sartell City Council at its last meeting.
The donations came from individuals, businesses and foundations.
Myron and Connie Umerski, Sartell residents, donated $300 for the purchase of a barbecue grill and supplies to be used for senior and youth outreach programs. For that same cause, the Sartell Area Chamber of Commerce donated $500.
Great River Energy gave $500 to the Sartell Police Department for its youth programs. Country Manor donated $500 for the annual upcoming Cookout with Cops, and the Fraternal Order of Eagles, Ladies Auxiliary 622, gave $250 also for the Cookout with Cops.
The Brian Klinefelter Memorial Foundation donated $500 for the Sartell Police Activities League for summer youth recreation. Area businesses chipped in for a total of $975 for the National Safety Council to purchase educational materials for local outreach programs.
Donations to city-related programs must be formally accepted by the city council, something that is typically done each month.