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Join us at the 20th annual Lakes Area Walk!

Join us at the 20th annual Lakes Area Walk!

Join us at the 20th annual Lakes Area Walk next Saturday, October 6th! The walk begins at 11am at First Lutheran Church in Alexandria, MN (registration begins at 10:30am). All are welcome!

Charity Navigator Gives OBA 4 Out Of 4-Stars!

Charity Navigator Gives OBA 4 Out Of 4-Stars!

OBA is proud to have been recognized as a 4-star organization by Charity Navigator again this year for meeting the highest standards of financial health, transparency, and accountability. We are a mission-driven organization, committed to ensuring your support goes...

Welcome Our New Administrative Associate

Welcome Our New Administrative Associate

Please welcome our new Administrative Associate - Lauren Sekelsky - to the OBA family. Lauren has been working in nonprofits for 7 years, and recently returned from a 4 month backpacking trip around Africa. She is excited to be part of an organization that shares her...

Announcing Our New Executive Director

Announcing Our New Executive Director

OBA is excited to announce the hire of our new Executive Director - Jason Bergmann. Jason has been working in nonprofits for two decades, and has a strong educational and professional background in international development. He has also had the opportunity to study in...

Check out Dignity, Spring 2018 edition!

Check out Dignity, Spring 2018 edition!

The latest edition of Dignity is here, featuring a look into the successes of the OBA post-secondary program, new classroom construction at MGLSS, and how you can support OBA through donor advised funds. Click here to read more.

Spring 2017 Dignity is here!

Spring 2017 Dignity is here!

Enjoy the latest edition of Dignity, featuring a look into MGLSS and the sponsors that help support its mission of education. Click here to read more!