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Charity Says Men Crashed Golf Tournament For Sick Kids

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.

08/15/2012

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Furniture Bank Charity Celebrates 25 Anniversary

A Minnesota charity that has grown into the largest furniture bank in North America is celebrating its 25th anniversary.

07/17/2012

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Man, 79, Runs 24 Hours To Send Girl To Disney World

It may be hot outside but that isn’t stopping one man from running 24 hours straight.

07/14/2012

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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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