One Twin Cities boy is about to do something most kids wouldn’t dream of – he’s giving away his Christmas gifts. Ten-year-old Cody Roemen has been raising money to bring toys and books to children in Tanzania. Instead of asking for Christmas presents, he asked his family to donate to his cause.
As they fight to get healthier, 200 sick kids got an early holiday present. All of the children are patients at Hennepin County Medical Center’s Richfield Clinic.
On Thursday, charities across the state will be asking for donations during Minnesota’s sixth annual Give to the Max Day. Last year, more than 52,000 people gave $17 million in 24 hours, which is part of the $4 billion dollars Minnesotans give away every year.
The University of Minnesota is saying “thank you” for a big donation. The U announced Tuesday it is renaming its to honor the single largest donor to the university. In a few weeks, the words at the top of the building will read “University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital.”
A favorite memory from childhood for many is riding a bike. But not every child has the chance to have that experience. So to make that happen, a local group has been collecting and giving away bikes for the past seven years.
A major announcement from Land O Lakes, live on The WCCO Morning Show with Dave Lee. Click the link above to hear it!
A Fargo-based sporting goods company has pledged a million dollars to Minnesota State University-Moorhead in exchange for the naming rights of its football field. WDAY-TV reports Scheels All Sports has promised to donate the money in hopes of putting artificial turf on the Dragons’ stadium.
The American Red Cross says they urgently need blood donors in order to prevent an emergency blood shortage. Donations drop significantly in the summer, and all blood types are needed. So how much blood does the Red Cross actually need? And is there anyone who can’t donate blood?
For the 28th straight year, the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon has reached its capacity. Officials from event organizers Twin Cities in Motion say 12,200 participants have already enrolled for the race, which will take place Oct. 5.
When he’s not busy bringing Sexy Back, chances are, you may find Justin Timberlake indulging in one of his favorite pastimes — at the golf course.
A Twin Cities foundation has chosen to donate $10 million to the University of Minnesota. It is specifically for the School of Nursing’s scholarships for a certain type of degree: Doctor of Nursing Practice.
Filipino-Americans in Minnesota are encouraging everyone to donate to a creditable organization following a deadly typhoon last Friday that killed thousand in the Philippines.
The Twin Cities’ curiously (and awesomely?) named rock band, Tom Selleck’s Moustache, is hoping to support the Movember movement by giving away its debut album, t-shirts and a chance for a free house concert in exchange for donations.
A Minnesota soldier has new ride and some piece of mind. He got the car as part of a national program to say thank you for military service. The white Pontiac was wrapped like a present — a gift a few days before Flag Day for specialist Paul Wagner and his family.
We’ve all heard the plea to donate blood. But it’s not just humans who need it during an emergency or surgery.