'Books For Africa' Donations Hit 2 Million Mark In TanzaniaTom Warth, founder of 'Books for Africa,' turned 80 on Friday. He celebrated his eighth decade right after completing a 20-mile fundraising walk in the heat and humidity of Africa.
Salvation Army Raises Record $11.6M Over Christmas SeasonThe Salvation Army is saying "thank you" to the Twin Cities for helping them raise the largest ever Christmas campaign goal. With the help of several large donations, the Salvation Army raised a record $11.6 million in just three months.
$10M Donation Given To MPR, American Public MediaMinnesota Public Radio and its parent company have received an anonymous $10 million donation. MPR president Jon McTaggart says the donor is a longtime supporter of public radio and is passionate about classical music and music education. The donation was made without restrictions.
Minn. Attorney General Goes After Car Donation FoundationThe nation's largest nonprofit for car donations is accused of misleading the public about millions of dollars worth of donations. The Car Donation Foundation is accused of paying $36 million to two corporations owned by the executives who managed the charity between 2011 and 2014.
Red Cross Hosts First Ever 'Giving Day'We Minnesotans are some of the most generous people in the country. So, let's put that skill to work!
'Simon Says Give' Celebrates 3rd Birthday With A Fashion Show"Simon Says Give" likes to celebrate birthdays. They host kids who otherwise wouldn't get a chance to party!
Stevie Wonder Surprises North Minneapolis ChurchNew Salem Baptist Church is known for its community activism and outreach. But fewer people knew about the pastor’s famous friend, Stevie Wonder, until he showed up for Sunday service.
North Dakota Businessman Donates $5M To Minnesota UniversityA man who leads a successful North Dakota-based brick company has donated $5 million to the School of Business at Minnesota State University Moorhead. Most of the donation from Rodney Paseka and his wife, Carolyn, will go toward scholarships for business students.
Boy With Cerebral Palsy Donates His Presents To African KidsOne 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.
Children At HCMC Receive Bikes From Free Bikes 4 KidzAs 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.
Good Question: How Much Do Minnesotans Donate? 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.
U Of M Children's Hospital Renamed For Largest DonorThe 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."