Making A Difference
Twice a month, WCCO teams up with American Equity Mortgage to give out the “Making a Difference” award to honor those people who make our community better. The winner gets a prize of $500 to spend any way he or she wants. These are their stories.
Once a month, she cooks up and serves meals at the Dorothy Day Center. Every pledge drive, she answers phones at Twin Cities Public Television.
An 83-year-old great-grandma is using knitting to spreading her love to babies all over Minnesota.
Kate Herzog is a native of Ghana who didn’t learn to read until she was 11. Now she’s paying it forward, and running a worldwide business out of this tiny office at the University of St. Thomas.
Gerri McWherter’s essay on her friend and co-worker Barb Boger was moving. In it, McWherter cited numerous reasons why Boger should receive $500 from WCCO-TV and American Equity Mortgage for “Making a Difference.”