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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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Salvation Army Kicks Off 2012 Red Kettle Campaign

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.

11/10/2012

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Opinion: Paul Ryan’s Dish Washing Is As Fake As Romney/Ryan Budget Math

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.

10/16/2012

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As mentioned on John Williams Show on October 8th. How to review your charity.

10/08/2012

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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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