Teen Volunteers Fill Xcel Energy Center For WE Day MinnesotaTeenagers from all over the state filled Xcel Energy Center to get excited about making the world a better place.
WE Day Preps Underway In St. Paul Ahead Of Star-Studded EventThe event will bring together 18,000 students from across Minnesota who have devoted time to volunteer work and community service projects over the last school year.
Ciara, Darren Criss, Chelsea Clinton To Headline We Day 2015The official We Day Minnesota lineup is out, and this year's festivities will include performances and appearances by Ciara, Darren Criss, and former first daughter Chelsea Clinton.
Celebs, Pop Singers, Speakers Wow ‘We Day’ Crowd In St. PaulEighteen-thousand kids brought the energy to St. Paul's Xcel Energy Center Wednesday for We Day. Those who earned their way in through service saw celebs like Magic Johnson, rocked out with today's hottest musicians and heard inspirational stories from speakers like J.R. Martinez, a soldier injured in Iraq who turned tragedy into strength. "I am where I am because of the support that I received from my community, and that empowered me not to hide behind a curtain, but instead show the world my scars and be proud of them," Martinez said.
We Day Leaves Students Excited, Motivatedn the last year, Minnesota kids participating in We Day projects have spent 14.6 million hours volunteering, and collected 5.6 million pounds of food. This was no ordinary school day. And these are no ordinary students.
Red Carpet Recap: We Day Notables Dish On MN ColdThe stars aren't usually up for 7 a.m. red carpets, but luckily the crowd had no problem bringing up their energy! A group of students were chanting and cheering right from the very beginning. The Band Perry put it perfectly: "Coffee and loud kids, that's all you need in the morning."
'Home For The Holidays' Serves Up Hot Meal For Veterans At Target FieldAll season long, WCCO's "Home for the Holidays" shines a light on the problem of homelessness among our veterans, who have sacrificed so much.
‘StandDowns’ Help Connect Veterans To Help, Other VeteransStandDowns offer veterans access to services and resources to get them back on track.
'I Have My Hero Back': A Homeless Veteran’s Long Journey Home“When I walk by a homeless person I see them," Colonel Kevin Olson said. “For me, it's a very personal issue."
'I Have My Hero Back': A Homeless Veteran's Long Journey Home“When I walk by a homeless person I see them," Colonel Kevin Olson said. “For me, it's a very personal issue."
'StandDowns' Help Connect Veterans To Help, Other VeteransStandDowns offer veterans access to services and resources to get them back on track.
MAC-V Helps Veteran, Father Of 6 Find Housing After Losing Chef's JobRichard Benjamin is a veteran who found himself looking for a house for his wife and their six children.
'StandDowns' Helping Connect Veterans To ResourcesThe Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans has been dedicated to helping vets find housing since 1990.