Dakota Electric named The Drawer, Eagan, as the local 2023 Touchstone Energy Community Award winner. Kaitlyn’s Kloset, Eagan, and DARTS, West St. Paul, were named runners-up. Each organization received an award along with $500, and The Drawer advances to the statewide competition for a chance to win $2,000.

The Drawer

The Drawer addresses the urgent need for clean socks and underwear among the homeless and underprivileged by collaborating with community organizations, individuals and partners to collect donations and provide these essential items.

Kaitlyn's Kloset

Kaitlyn's Kloset is dedicated to supporting families by offering a stigma-free resource center where they can access food, clothing, and other essential items for their family & children at no cost.


DARTS is a nonprofit organization that has provided personalized and professional services for older adults and caregivers in and around Dakota County for 50 years and counting!