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Fortune Relief And Youth Empowerment Organization

Cause Area

  • Children & Youth
  • Community
  • Employment
  • Immigrants & Refugees
  • Women


2910 Pillsbury Ave SMinneapolis, MN 55408 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

The mission of the Fortune Relief and Youth Empowerment Organization (FRAYEO) is to provide support services to youth and adults focused on cultural adjustment and increase socio-economic well-being of the East African communities in Minnesota by providing a continuum of care through a cultural specific programs and positively transform the social and economic structures that sabotaged poverty.


FRAYEO is the leading immigrant and refugee-led organization focused on stabilizing the lives of East African families in Minnesota by providing free community service and civic philanthropy. In doing so it advocates ease of access to basic human services and community engagement, including youth and family health, Parenting education, women empowerment, housing, employment services, Youth Socio-emotional mentor-ship and fathers support, Conflict Resolution, Leadership,financial management, family counseling, Teen-parenting education and legal support.

Minnesota is a home of many East African Immigrants and Refugees from various backgrounds. While some are emerging social political and business leaders majority of East African Youth & adults suffer from a high percentage of poverty rate. Some of East African youth were disconnected from the community resources due to multiple barriers.

FRAYEO plays a pivotal role to educate youth about every option so that they will one day become successful leaders in life. We Leverage the power of our communities to embrace the young people who lack support and mentor-ship. We help create a network of stable adults who can provide a lasting support to the Youth. We are a community wellness hub and our Values of HOPE. JOY, DIVERSITY & OPTIMISM will lead to the development of a Society, Humanity and Nation.


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