Local beekeepers Grace and Dustin are our source for gifts, inspiration, and education about bees! They have a strong commitment to protecting the environment, producing nature’s natural sweetener, and teaching kids where food comes from. Thanks for sharing so many of our core values!
Casa de Corazón® takes pride in being the child care center that communities, parents and businesses can rely on.
We partner with socially responsible community organizations like Seward Co-op and Target, working to create the best possible environment for our little learners. From organic, locally sourced food to the annual Trike-a-thon for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, we work to create experiences that teach kindness, inclusion, and acceptance.
Interested in becoming a Casa partner?
Are you looking to partner with one of the most community involved day cares in the Minneapolis and greater Twin Cities area? If you are a local business owner serving any of the communities in which we are located, contact us today to learn more about becoming one of our community partners!Contact us
The John Roberts Company
JR provides marketing services that empower you to create engaging experiences and build deeper relationships with your prospects and customers.Learn More
General Mills, a beloved international company based in Minnesota, serves the world by making food people love. Through our Corporate Partnership program, we are proud to offer General Mills employees a 10% discount on tuition.*
*Discount is offered at participating locations only. Please verify with your Center Directors.Learn More
Doing Good Together
Casa is sponsoring their Festival of Giving this fall, and planning Family Giving Events in collaboration with them to teach kindness and philanthropy to children.Learn More
Do Good Diapers
As a cloth diaper friendly daycare facility, we partner with Do Good Diapers, a local, family-owned business, to offer comprehensive sanitary services while helping the local economy.Learn More
Ester Knowlen Photography
When looking for a photographer to showcase our wonderful facilities, we partnered with Ester Knowlen, a local photographer. You can see her fantastic work in the images on this very website.Learn More
Ferndale Market is a Minnesota turkey farm and market that supplies all of our local, free-range, hormone and antibiotic-free turkeys for our kids and staff around Thanksgiving!Learn More
GeeTeez, a local screenprinting business, generously shared their talents with us. They have designed t-shirts and gear for several Casa de Corazón events, including field trips and our 1K for Kids annual marathon.Learn More
Happy Kids Piñatas
Happy Kids Piñatas is a family business that is locally owned and operated in Minneapolis. Their handmade Piñatas bring smiles to our kid’s faces during intercultural celebrations and our 1K for Kids.Learn More
Joe’s Home Delivery
Everything we serve is local and fresh, and of course, our dairy is no exception! Joe’s Home Delivery does our dairy delivery twice a week to ensure that our kids have farm fresh eggs and milk!Learn More
Just Bare Chicken
You trust our staff to take the very best care of your children, so we never cut corners with our food. For our local, hormone and antibiotic-free chicken, we partner with Just Bare Chicken.
Kingfield / Fulton Farmers Market
Neighborhood Roots operates several local farmer’s markets within the Twin Cities. As a Cultivator Level Sponsor, we support their efforts to provide healthy local foods, which we serve at our Minneapolis and Edina locations.
The kind staff at the family-owned Lynde Greenhouse and Nursery have opened their doors to the Casa de Corazón children on field trips and have graciously helped us with the landscaping at our Maple Grove center.
Maple Grove Farmers Market
As an enthusiast for local, fresh produce, we’re proud to be a Neighborhood Market Sponsor for the Maple Grove Farmers Market. Enjoy vendor grown produce and specialty items in the northwest metro area.
We provide our employees with corporate-sponsored metropass bus passes as a benefit.
Minneapolis Institute of Art
With the help of the Minneapolis Institute of Art, we let your child experience the wonder of amazing works. Our annual field trips give our kids the chance to witness art like never before.
MN Childcare Health Consultants
MN Childcare Health Consultants has a certified nurse come to our facilities each month to do a consultation on best practices for the health, care, and safety of our enrolled children. They teach us things like the safe handling of breastmilk and helpful sanitation tips. They also check our playground safety, hand-washing, and diaper-changing procedures, among many other things, throughout each year.
Though they are not local, Mum2Mum is our partner for washable “wonder bibs” worn in our infant classrooms. This awesome mom-owned business is based out of New Zealand!
Our goal is to promote understanding and acceptance within our classrooms and beyond. In partnership with the Pacer Center, we host annual puppet shows to teach our preschoolers about children with disabilities and that it’s okay to be different.
Quiéreme Como Soy
Deeply inspired by Quiéreme Como Soy’s impressive efforts to promote the inclusion of individuals with cognitive special needs in the Dominican Republic, we named them the recipient of our 2016 1K for Kids fundraising effort.
Organic, healthful snacks and produce for your children are provided through our partnership with Seward. Thanks to the co-op, we are able to offer delicious, fresh, locally sourced food to our kids, helping them to get the best nutrition possible.
To ensure that we provide a stimulating and fun environment for each and every one of our children, we’ve partnered with Simply Jane studio. Their beautiful and fun murals cover many of the walls in our centers!
Soccer Shots visits out toddlers and preschoolers for soccer classes each year.
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Together with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Casa de Corazón hosts an annual fundraiser, the Trike-a-thon, which not only teaches our patrons bike safety, but also raises money and awareness for a fantastic cause. We proudly match all donations made, raising an average of $8,000 per year!
Sunburst Green Programs
We work to create an environment that is both safe and healthy. To do this, we utilize Sunburst organic cleaning products to eliminate the exposure of harmful chemicals to our children.
Because Target, a beloved Minnesotan company, helps our facilities provide for the needs of our children, we offer all Target employees a 10% discount on tuition!*
*Discount is offered at participating locations only. Please verify with your Center Directors.
Like our chicken and turkey, all of our beef is locally raised and grass-fed. Thousand Hills Cattle Company is our go to for delicious, healthy beef.
Upper Lakes Foods
To ensure that we have everything that we need, right when we need it, we partner with Upper Lakes Foods. Upper Lakes delivers organic food and organic cleaning products directly to our facilities.
YMCA Twin Cities
The skilled YMCA staff have helped to promote healthy habits at Casa de Corazón by leading Zumba classes and educational workshops. As a benefit to our employees, we hold a corporate membership with the YMCA.
Smiling Tree Toys
This local family business makes natural wooden toys for families that want the best for the environment and for their children. We are proud to support Justin and Kathleen’s family by purchasing natural toys from them for our enrolled families.
TECHO (teh-choh) is a youth-led non-profit organization that works in informal settlements to create a just society without poverty. Today over 200 million people live in poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean. No proper home, no potable water, sewage, or electricity access. Our mission is to change that reality, working to create system-changing solutions to end poverty and shape a future we all want to live in.