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Accomplish With Kylie: Salvation Army

Hundreds of people rely on the Salvation Army in the Twin Cities for a safe place to sleep or a warm meal. Meanwhile, the Salvation Army relies on its volunteers to help serve everyone.

05/22/2015

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Kylie’s Kids: Meet Sydney

This week, Kylie introduces us to Syndey. Ten-year-old Sydney Macmurray came up from Huntsville, Ala. to receive a bone marrow transplant at the University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital.

05/18/2015

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Accomplish With Kylie: People Serving People

People Serving People is the largest and most comprehensive family homeless shelter in Minnesota. So they need a lot of volunteers. Volunteer opportunities are vast, ranging from daytime early childhood development, children’s education, meal servers and tutors.

05/15/2015

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Kylie’s Kids: 6-Year-Old Natalie Dances Through Kidney Issues

Natalie had a quick trip to Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of St. Paul to fix her kidneys, but she’s planning to spend a lot of time in hospitals in the future. This week’s Kylie’s Kid has big plans to help others and maybe get a little famous along the way.

05/11/2015

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Thousands Attend Animal Humane Society’s ‘Walk For Animals’

Today’s weather gave a lot of Minnesotans a great reason to get outside and help a good cause. Dogs, cats and even a few reptiles took their owners on a two-and-a half mile walk in Golden Valley.

05/02/2015

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Pet Guest Of The Week: Sugar Mama

Carrie Libera from the Animal Humane Society came to the WCCO studios with Sugar Mama, a 5-year-old Pomeranian with a whole lot of personality.

05/01/2015

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8-Year-Old Girl Raises Money Ahead Of Walk For Animals

Next Saturday is the “Get Your Wag On” Walk for Animals for the Animal Humane Society. One little girl chose a unique way to raise money for it Sunday.

04/26/2015

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Accomplish With Kylie: Minnesota Reading Corps

The Minnesota Reading Corps is recruiting 1,400 reading tutors for the 2015-2016 school year. Reading tutors spend time in pre-kindergarten and elementary school classrooms helping children improve their skills with reading and vocabulary.

04/24/2015

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‘Simon Says Give’ Celebrates 3rd Birthday With A Fashion Show

“Simon Says Give” likes to celebrate birthdays. They host kids who otherwise wouldn’t get a chance to party!

04/22/2015

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Accomplish With Kylie: Greater Minneapolis Crisis Nursery

Greater Minneapolis Crisis Nursery works to end child abuse and help to create strong healthy families by supporting families in crisis. They have a 24-hour helpline, offer crisis counseling and overnight care for children.

04/17/2015

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Fmr. Gopher & His Brother Aim To Make Cancer Patients Comfortable

It’s been nearly five years since a cancer diagnosis ended a promising football career for Connor Cosgrove. He was a wide receiver at the University of Minnesota when he was diagnosed with leukemia in 2010. He had to stop playing football, and underwent years of chemotherapy treatments.

04/16/2015

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Lung Transplant Recipient Honors Her Donor For The Gift Of Life

Taking a deep breath is something most of us take for granted. Nikki Dumonceaux learned at age 5 that it was something that would become harder and harder for her to do on her own. Eventually, she was put on the lung transplant list. Today, Nikki celebrates life while honoring her donor.

04/15/2015

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Make-A-Wish Kid Heads To Disney World With Locally Donated Airline Miles

Airline miles donated by WCCO viewers are bringing a smile to the face of a 5-year-old New Richland boy. Isaiah is on his way to Disney World this morning thanks to the Make-A-Wish Foundation’s “Wishes in Flight” drive.

04/03/2015

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Accomplish With Kylie: Open Arms Of Minnesota

With the help of 2,200 volunteers, Open Arms of Minnesota makes and delivers free meals to people fighting life-threatening illnesses in the Twin Cities. You can’t go wrong with any volunteer assignment.

04/03/2015

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Group Of Minn. Officers Rally Around Cop Families Dealing With Cancer

A group of police officers is answering a call for help from some of their own and accomplishing something great for Minnesota.

03/30/2015

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Fundraiser To Help Pay Vet Bills Of Tampered Dog Treat Victims

Earlier this month we told you how someone was deliberately hurting dogs in Lakeville. Screws and safety pins were hidden in pieces of hot dog, and thrown into yards.

03/24/2015

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Accomplish MN: ‘Make A Wish’ Recipient Hits The Ice With Hockey Heroes

Earlier this week, WCCO introduced you to Gabe, a competitive 12-year-old from Vadnais Heights. He couldn’t play sports while doctors treated him for lymphoma but now, he’s cancer free. This week, Gabe had some special moments with his hockey heroes.

02/28/2015

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WCCO Viewers Donate Big To Make-A-Wish’s Nat’l Airline Miles Drive

WCCO viewers raised about 12 million total airline miles during during Make-A-Wish Foundation’s “Wishes in Flight” drive in February.

02/26/2015

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Accomplish MN: Samantha Gets Her Wish Of Meeting A Mermaid

Samantha Crook is a sweet, soft-spoken first grader with a ready smile. But over the last two years, she’s had to overcome a lot. “In Samantha’s case, she was never sick. She was sick for just about two to three days before she was diagnosed, so we had no indication,” Samantha’s mom, Teri Crook, said.

02/25/2015

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Accomplish MN: WCCO Helps Grant Gabe’s Make-A-Wish Dream

WCCO is trying to raise 20 million airline miles to grant wishes of kids around the state for Make-A-Wish Minnesota, and we’re having a little fun in the process! WCCO is holding a #Race4Wishes around the Twin Cities. WCCO TV’s Kylie Bearse and WCCO Radio’s John Williams will compete against WCCO TV’s Matt Brickman and 12-year-old Gabe from Vadnais Heights is the other team.

02/25/2015

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Accomplish MN: Make-A-Wish Recipient Noah Heads To Atlantis

All day Wednesday, WCCO will be sharing the stories of Minnesota kids that Make-A-Wish Minnesota helps. WCCO is trying to raise 20 million airline miles for these kids, to help their wish come true. With the help of our viewers we can send kids like Noah on the trip of a lifetime.

02/25/2015

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Accomplish MN: Make-A-Wish Recipient, Noah, Documents Trip To Australia

WCCO teamed up with Make-A-Wish Minnesota last March to accomplish something big. Through your generosity, over 18 million airline miles were raised to grant the wishes of local kids. One of those kids was Noah, a teenager from Rochester.

02/24/2015

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After Delivering 4 Million Meals, Open Arms Minnesota Isn’t Slowing Down

Open Arms Minnesota celebrated the delivery of their four-millionth meal on Wednesday. Open Arms has been delivering meals for free to people suffering from life-threatening illnesses in the Twin Cities for 29 years.
Christopher Morris has been receiving the meals for about two.

01/28/2015

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Businessman Makes Large Donation To Military Foundation In Honor Of Fmr. Client

A Minnesota businessman made a very large donation to the WCCO Trees of Hope campaign for the Minnesota Military Family Foundation, to honor a very special military family.

12/23/2014

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Operation Tea Party: Little Girl Surprised By Dad Returning From Deployment

The Minnesota National Guard has just over 13,000 active soldiers and airmen. Of course, they’re not the only ones who feel the effects of deployment. Their families do, too.

12/23/2014

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