Charity

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Apple Valley Man Fixes Bikes For A Cause

Dozens of people will be wheeling around town this summer with smiles on their faces, knowing they helped kids just by buying their bikes.

05/26/2012

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Chanhassen Students Carry On Boy’s Legacy Of Charity

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.

05/18/2012

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Best Local Twin Cities Arts Programs To Support

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.

04/23/2012

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Minn. FoodShare Reports Record March Campaign

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.

04/19/2012

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MN Food Share Marks Halfway Point Of March Campaign

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.

03/17/2012

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Dayton Backs Bigger Charity Share In Stadium Deal

Gov. Mark Dayton is proposing that Minnesota charities that operate pull-tab gambling get a bigger chunk of tax receipts from an expansion of those games at the expense of using the money to help build a Minnesota Vikings stadium.

03/09/2012

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Kevin Love To Drop Off Donated Coats At Shelter

Minnesota Timberwolves All-Star Kevin Love will deliver a truck full of coats to a local homeless shelter as part of his annual outreach event.

02/21/2012

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Golfers Hit The Course In Honor Of Jablonski

Our record breaking warm weather inspired golfers to do some good out on the course Tuesday.

01/10/2012

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Shave A Mullet? People Do ‘Whatever’ To Stop Homelessness

A new campaign hatched in Minneapolis is tapping into one of America’s most powerful demographics to help put an end to youth homelessness.

12/30/2011

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New Charity Chosen For 2012 Ice Dive In Excelsior

A new major charity is joining the New Year’s Day ice dive in Excelsior.

12/30/2011

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5 Weeks Later, Girls Still Sleeping Outside For Charity

Some kids with warm hearts and a very cold box are about to reach their goal. WCCO first visited Debra, Danielle and Savanah five weeks ago.

12/21/2011

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Teacher: Target Worker Snubs Student Shopping

A northeast Ohio middle school teacher says an employee at a local Target store told her she couldn’t shop with about 25 students buying items for charity.

12/14/2011

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Community Spotlight: Orono School’s Chores For Charity

For WCCO-TV’s final Community Spotlight award, we went to Schumann Elementary in Orono.

12/02/2011

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Fleet Farm Changes Mind, Will Allow Bell Ringers

Minnesota-based Mills Fleet Farm has changed its mind about allowing Salvation Army bell ringers to stand outside their stores.

11/30/2011

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The Good Life For Less: Creative Ways To Give To Charity

We can already sense that it’s the season of giving. But, there are some that can’t afford to give as much as they’d like. Never fear, there are other cool ways to help your favorite charity without spending a dime.

11/16/2011

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Pinstripes Hosts Bocce, Bowling, Charity Events

Hockey practices are in full swing for a lot of kids across the Twin Cities, and being a hockey parent isn’t cheap.

10/12/2011

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Thanks To Donations, Mpls Center For Homeless Stays Open

A North Minneapolis organization was able to serve its community Easter dinner today, thanks to WCCO-TV viewers.

04/22/2011

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Wis. Priest Accused Of Stealing More Than $10K From Charity

A Hudson, Wis. Catholic priest has been put on administrative leave after accusations he took more $10,000 dollars in charity money for his personal use.

03/22/2011

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Minnesota Wild To Wear Camouflage Jersey’s!

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02/18/2011

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Fan Is Denied $50,000 On Technicality!

Guy makes MIRACLE SHOT, and can’t collect!

02/16/2011

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Fire Equipment Charity Seeks Help Upon Losing Home

A Minnesota charity is looking for some help of its own as it faces shutting down if it can’t find an angel donor after losing its home.

12/25/2010

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Minn. Woman Recovers Ring Dropped In Charity Kettle

A company that makes promotional products such as pens and mugs is shutting down its Janesville manufacturing plant and moving the work to its existing plant in Red Wing, Minn.

12/04/2010

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Report: Minn. Charitable Donations Drop 5 Percent

Charitable giving is down in Minnesota, but the state remains one of the most generous in the country.

12/03/2010

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Twin Cities Charity Burlgarized

A Twin Cities charity spent Thanksgiving cleaning up after burglars broke in.

11/25/2010

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Vikings Give Back During Thanksgiving Week

With Thanksgiving just a few days away, a host of Minnesota Vikings hit the community to help families in need prepare for a holiday meal.

11/23/2010

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