The Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee hit the $1 million mark.
That's the total the committee's Legacy Fund will have given out after the $90,000 donation Tuesday to the Brooklyn Bridge Alliance for Youth.
Every week, the committeee announces a donation to a youth sports or health program. From breakfasts for school kids to a van to ferry athletes in an urban American Indian Lacrosse program, the grants have gone to communities from International Falls to St. Paul and beyond.
The grants are funded with $1 million from the NFL and at least $1 million from private fund-raising by the host committee.
The big football game next February at U.S. Bank Stadium will be the 52nd Super Bowl. The Minnesota Legacy Fund mapped out 52 weeks of giving as a leadup to the game.
The latest grant goes to the Brooklyn youth alliance's "Rec On The Go" program. The alliance will use the grant money to focus on helping teens in underserved areas of the two northern suburbs. The group will use to the money to purchase a "mobile recreation vehicle."
The announcement was planned at the Zanewood Recreational Facility with representaties from the NFL and the Minnesota Vikings in attendance.