Inside General Mills' support for Twin Cities BIPOC businesses

From skills-based volunteering to financial giving, General Mills is helping ensure local BIPOC businesses have the support they need to thrive and grow. 
Vanessa Drews holding her cheesecakes

Cheesecake Funk

Founder and head baker Vanessa Drews knew she had a product people loved. After selling cheesecakes to friends and family for years, even earning the praise of MN legend Prince, she took her business, Cheesecake Funk full-time in 2019.