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Pollen helps people break down barriers to build better connected communities. Founded in a belief that connecting is about more than exchanging business cards, we share the stories behind individuals, turn opportunities into realities, and champion getting off the couch to learn about the world.

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Give to the Max Day 2017
November 15, 2017

Match The Hive on Give to the Max Day and get a special Pollen reward.

Events

Upcoming Events To Be Announced
March 19, 2018
Pollen will be back in the spring of 2018 with Work Redux. Stay tuned for details.

Thanks to our featured panelists, Ralph Bernstein (Downtown Dogs, Dog Daycare and Boarding), Catherine Gray (The Minneapolis Foundation), Jasmine Russell (Monicat Data Art), and Lula Saleh for sharing their stories with us. Thanks to DJ Miss Brit for her moving performance of “Life Reimagined, Dreamed, and Prayed For” (which you can watch at http://bit.ly/2hJLnQU). Special thanks to Eat For Equity for catering the event, to Minneapolis Institute of Art for hosting us in their beautiful space, and to Lisa Troutman/Drawn Well LLC for her graphic recording of the event. Photos by Colton Otte/ BlueG Productions, LLC.

Pollen and AARP MN teamed up, on November 9, 2017, to bring Pollenites an in-depth, focused panel and workshop that helps people navigate the "What's Next?" crossroads in their personal and professional lives.

Thanks to our featured panelists, Ralph Bernstein (Downtown Dogs, Dog Daycare and Boarding), Catherine Gray (The Minneapolis Foundation), Jasmine Russell (Monicat Data Art), and Lula Saleh for sharing their stories with us. Thanks to DJ Miss Brit for her moving performance of “Life Reimagined, Dreamed, and Prayed For” (which you can watch at http://bit.ly/2hJLnQU). Special thanks to Eat For Equity for catering the event, to Minneapolis Institute of Art for hosting us in their beautiful space, and to Lisa Troutman/Drawn Well LLC for her graphic recording of the event. Photos by Colton Otte/ BlueG Productions, LLC.