'Books For Africa' Donations Hit 2 Million Mark In TanzaniaTom Warth, founder of 'Books for Africa,' turned 80 on Friday. He celebrated his eighth decade right after completing a 20-mile fundraising walk in the heat and humidity of Africa.
Salvation Army Raises Record $11.6M Over Christmas SeasonThe Salvation Army is saying "thank you" to the Twin Cities for helping them raise the largest ever Christmas campaign goal. With the help of several large donations, the Salvation Army raised a record $11.6 million in just three months.
Looking To Improve Your Health? Try Donating To CharityWith the start of a new year, many of us are vowing to exercise more and eat healthier. But there’s something else to think about that could improve your health: donating money to charitable causes.
Lakeville Mayor Crashes New Year's Eve Parties For Great CauseLakeville's mayor is encouraging others to give back with a promise this New Year's Eve. Matt Little will stop by your party and give a toast for a small donation to any local food shelf or homeless shelter.
After Vandals Destroy Champlin Man's Christmas Lights, Community Comes TogetherA Champlin man's light display is back up thanks to help from people in the community. Dozens of people helped Peter Brown's thousands of lights shine bright after vandals tore part of the display down earlier this week.
Minneapolis Man Spends Nights Handing Out Thousands Of Sandwiches To HomelessA short, online documentary about Allan Law and his one man charity, Minneapolis Recreation Development, has gone viral. He's been giving out sandwiches and other essentials on the streets for years.
Liquidation Of Troubled Charity Nears EndAfter a year of dismantling, negotiating and legal pressuring, a politically connected Minneapolis nonprofit formed to serve the poor is closer to being wound down and entities stung by widely documented misspending are recouping at least some of their losses.
Loadholt, Greenway Picked For Vikings Off-The-Field AwardsThe Minnesota Vikings have selected outside linebacker Chad Greenway and offensive tackle Phil Loadholt for their annual off-the-field honors. Greenway was named the Vikings Community Man of the Year. Loadholt was picked as the team's Ed Block Courage Award recipient for 2015. The winners were announced Wednesday.
$500K Check Donated To Salvation Army KettleThis is one check the Salvation Army is counting on to clear. Salvation Army officials in Minnesota and North Dakota say a couple dropped a $500,000 check into a red kettle outside a Cub Foods in suburban Minneapolis on Saturday.
Salvation Army: Red Kettle Donations Down By $500KA well-known holiday fundraising campaign is off to a slow start. The Salvation Army says kettles donations are running about a $500,000 behind from year's past.
Runners Don Ugly Sweaters For Kids CharityRunners were warm and cozy Saturday morning at the annual "Ugly Sweater" run. People dressed up in their ugliest sweater and ran around Harriet Island in St. Paul.
Minnesota Volunteers Bring Struggling Families The 'Best Christmas Ever'It's been said that some of life's biggest blessings come through adversity, and the story of "Best Christmas Ever." They're a small group of volunteers that's trying to bring just that to Minnesota families in need.