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."
Free Bikes 4 Kidz Hosts Donation EventA 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.
PODCAST: The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee 9-3-14A major announcement from Land O Lakes, live on The WCCO Morning Show with Dave Lee. Click the link above to hear it!
Sporting Goods Store Pledges $1M To MN College 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.
Good Question: How Much Blood Does Red Cross Need? Who Can’t Give?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?