MOCA Continues Fight Against Ovarian Cancer Through Fundraising ResearchNow through Christmas, WCCO is shining a light on Minnesota groups who could use your help to make the season brighter. It's our "Trees of Hope" campaign. To kick off the campaign, WCCO is decked out in teal to support MOCA – the Minnesota Ovarian Cancer Alliance.
WCCO's 'More Than Names' Flag Just Days From UnveilingWCCO's Accomplish Minnesota campaign to thank our military veterans is just days from its public unveiling. The "More than Names" flag is now being assembled into a massive banner of support.
Accomplish MN: Abandoned Golden Retrievers In Turkey Find Homes In Minn.In Turkey, there are an overwhelming amount of Golden Retrievers without homes. But some of those Golden Retrievers now have homes here thanks to Retrieve A Golden of Minnesota (RAGOM).
Wounded Warrior Channels Energy To Help Fellow SoldiersSgt. Scott Adams, from St. Bonifacius, has served six different tours of duty in the U.S. Army. His final mission left him with burns, PTSD, a broken back and blood clots. He is now joining forces with a Minnesota group and hopes others will do the same.
Mother Of Fallen Soldier Seeks Donations For Military Appreciation FundThe Herrgott family of Shakopee is part of Minnesota's history, a part of its history they never wanted to be a part of.
WCCO Helps Grant 11-Year-Old Jack's Make-A-WishAs part of Accomplish Minnesota, we've held Wishes in Flight phone drives, where viewers have donated miles to help make kids' dreams come true, and we've helped facilitate others, like when we built a treehouse on the 'CCO rooftop. But on Monday, WCCO got to grant a wish.
Accomplish With Kylie: Make-A-Wish's Meet & GreetersAny child who has had chemotherapy gets to make a wish with Make-A-Wish Minnesota. There are so many ways to get involved and help make these wishes a reality, and one includes a commitment of only a few hours.
Local Nonprofit Hosts Backpack Drive For Mpls. StudentsParents spent an average of $100 per student on school supplies last year. Many families in one Minneapolis neighborhood can't afford that.
These One Direction Fans Get A Huge SurpriseFew teenage girls would give up the chance to see their favorite boy band. But when a scheduling conflict got in the way, Alex, Abby and their dad had an idea. Instead of selling their tickets to this weekend's One Direction concert at TCF Bank Stadium, they would give them away.
Accomplish With Kylie: Twin Cities Mobile MarketThere are parts around the Twin Cities that don't have access to healthy, fresh food on a regular basis. That's why one Metro Transit bus was converted to a healthy grocery store on wheels.
Accomplish With Kylie: Komfy KozyKendall Emfield throws a lot of parties for a 16-year-old, but these aren’t your typical teenage get-togethers. "It's very social because it’s not something you have to concentrate too hard on," Kendall said. "We'll have 15 people over and they kind of come and go throughout the day."
Accomplish With Kylie: Secondhand HoundsRachel Mairose started Secondhand Hounds in 2009. "So far we've adopted almost 8,000 dogs out since 2009," Mairose said.