Could “Saint Grand” be prompting some copycat generosity?
Someone is once again leaving generous donations in the Salvation Army’s red kettles. One thousand dollar donations have shown up in two red kettles in the north metro area.
You’ve probably noticed the Salvation Army’s red kettles and bell-ringers out extra early this year. So has Saint Grand.
It’s the one day charities are emailing us to the max.
The 2012 bell ringing season started Saturday at the Twin Cities Salvation Army’s “Rock the Red Kettle” kickoff event at Cub Foods on 5937 Nicollet Ave. in south Minneapolis.
If you want to know what an empty, meaningless political photo opportunity is look at Congressman Paul Ryan’s drop by at a food bank last week in Youngstown, Ohio.
A local foundation wants to know the identity of two men who they say crashed their charity golf tournament, putting the foundation out hundreds of dollars.
A Minnesota charity that has grown into the largest furniture bank in North America is celebrating its 25th anniversary.
It may be hot outside but that isn’t stopping one man from running 24 hours straight.
Dozens of people will be wheeling around town this summer with smiles on their faces, knowing they helped kids just by buying their bikes.
A group of students gathered at the University of Minnesota Amplatz Children’s Hospital to honor the memory of a boy who had a dream of helping others.
If you are looking to donate some time or money to an arts program in 2012, you may want to expand your horizons beyond the major theaters and museums. Consider one of these lesser-known organizations, and help a cutting-edge arts group continue to build local communities through arts instruction and outreach.
Minnesota FoodShare says its 30th annual campaign was another record-setter. Minnesota FoodShare raised almost $8.5 million in monetary donations and more than 4.4 million pounds of food in March.
More than 500,000 Minnesotans are getting some kind of help from food shelves. Many of them are working full time, with families, and are just trying to make ends meet.