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Eagle Scout, ‘Cycles For Change’ Team Up To Give Away Bikes

One local Eagle Scout’s service project is really taking flight and making a difference in his community.

04/27/2013

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Local Company Calling For Donations During Food Share Month

March is Minnesota Food Share month, and one local group has taken to turning the act of collecting food donations into an art form … literally.

03/19/2013

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Best Stores With A Cause In Minnesota

Check out this list of stores with a cause before heading out on your next errand run, and you too can make a difference with your dollars.

03/19/2013

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DeRusha Eats: Share Our Strength Cakewalk

All the city’s top pastry chefs are at the Share Our Strength Cakewalk — a fundraiser to fight childhood hunger.

03/09/2013

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Motorcycle Group Has Raised $130,000+ For Amber Alerts

Just last week, an 8-month-old Minneapolis boy kidnapped from his home was found safe after an Amber Alert. You may have seen the alert posted on highway signs, or even been notified on your cell phone.

02/28/2013

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Local Restaurants Donate 1 Meal For Every Meal Bought

A new Twin Cities charity has a powerful idea that will allow you to feed the hungry both locally and around the world, and all you have to do is have dinner.

02/19/2013

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Copeland To Receive 2nd Highest Civilian Honor From Obama

In the last 30 years, Mary Jo Copeland has made quite a name for herself in the Twin Cities. You may not know who she is, but President Obama does.

02/09/2013

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Jonas Brothers Surprise MN Teens, Headline Volunteer Project

A large scale charity effort and concert series that’s taken Canada by storm is coming to Minnesota, as brothers Craig and Marc Kielburger bring We Day to the state.

02/06/2013

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Let’s Kick Hunger

Join Chad and the rest of the hosts at WCCO Thursday at the MOA to Kick Hunger!

01/31/2013

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Metro Kids Celebrate Holidays Early With Free Bikes

Thousands of kids in the metro received an early holiday gift – a new bike!

12/01/2012

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Is ‘St. Grand’ Inspiring Copycat Holiday Donations?

Could “Saint Grand” be prompting some copycat generosity?

11/30/2012

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‘St. Grand’ Is Filling Red Kettles Again

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.

11/24/2012

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Anonymous $1K Red Kettle Donor Is Back

You’ve probably noticed the Salvation Army’s red kettles and bell-ringers out extra early this year. So has Saint Grand.

11/19/2012

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Good Question: How Giving Are Minnesotans?

It’s the one day charities are emailing us to the max.

11/15/2012

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