How You Can Help


Donations for the Samuel John Oden Memorial Fund are accepted through the Minnesota Community Foundation, a 501(c) 3 organization.  Your donations are tax-deductible according to the rules of the IRS.

Online donations for the Sam Oden Memorial Fund are accepted through www.GiveMN.org. A direct link is provided for you on this website through the Donate Now button.


If you prefer to mail your donation, checks can be sent to:

Minnesota Philanthropy Partners
c/o Samuel John Oden Memorial Fund
101 5th Street East
Suite 2400
Saint Paul, MN 55101


Stock may also be donated directly to the fund.  If interested in stock donations, please contact Minnesota Philanthropy Partners at 651.224.5463 and ask to speak with someone in Partner Relations for further instructions.


The Oden family will recommend grants at their discretion to a variety of children’s organizations. If you have questions, please contact Minnesota Philanthropy Partners at 651.224.5463.


Thank you for your support.





Your donation to the Samuel John Oden Memorial Fund will help us to support different kids programs in honor of his name! Your full donation will be directed to programs that will benefit children's programs.  Any fund administration is covered by the Oden family.


Thank you for visiting this website and helping us to remember Sam!

Samuel John Oden Memorial Fund

Proverbs 16:3  "Entrust your works to the Lord, and your plans will succeed."