Donations

Officer Tom Decker (credit: Cold Spring Police Department)

Battle Brewing Over Funds Donated To Slain Officer

He died in the line of duty, serving as a Cold Spring police officer. Now, there is a court fight over all of the money people donated after his death.

03/26/2013

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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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A Community Helps Ailing Mother Watch Son Wrestle At State

A dream came true for a Minnesota family at the state wrestling tournament, even when the odds weren’t in their favor.

03/01/2013

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Overall Salvation Army Donations Down

The economic recession continues to make a dent in donations in the Salvation Army’s Northern Division, covering Minnesota and North Dakota.

01/02/2013

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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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Cops: Suspected Thief Of Donation Jars Apprehended

Police are thanking community members for helping apprehend the 48-year-old man who’s being held in connection with the recent thefts of at least two Children’s Miracle Network fundraising jars.

10/11/2012

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Auto Shop: Bag Of Groceries Gets Free Brake Job

A Twin Cities auto shop is giving away free brake jobs in return for a donation of a bag of groceries or school supplies.

08/14/2012

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NEA Raises $13,600 For Winona Teacher, Veteran

The delegates to the National Education Association national convention donated about $13,600 to a Winona teacher and military veteran who had the cost of his substitute teachers deducted from his pay while he was deployed in Afghanistan.

07/05/2012

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Nearly 90K Bottles Of Water Donated To Duluth Flood Area

WCCO would like to thank everyone who helped provide water to the residents of Duluth, Minn. and Superior, Wis. after flooding hit that area.

06/27/2012

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Minn. FoodShare Reports Record March Campaign

Minnesota FoodShare says its 30th annual campaign was another record-setter. Minnesota FoodShare raised almost $8.5 million in monetary donations and more than 4.4 million pounds of food in March.

04/19/2012

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Dayton Signs Bill Limiting ‘Clawback’ Lawsuits

Gov. Mark Dayton has signed a bill to exempt charitable groups from having to return tainted donations after the expiration of a two-year statute of limitations.

04/03/2012

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‘Cars For Courage’ Hurting After Thief Tows Car From Lot

At first glance, the cars in a lot off Brooklyn Boulevard may look old or forgotten. But to Kelly Buttler and Cars for Courage, they represent a new chance. So, she was shocked when a thief stole a car directly from their lot.

04/03/2012

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Food Shelf Gets Help After Donations Were Stolen

A food pantry that was struggling to feed hundreds of needy families after almost a ton of food was taken got a big helping hand on Wednesday.

12/21/2011

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Community Touched By Soldier’s Simple Request For Socks

A simple request from a marine in Afghanistan has created an outpouring of support from one community in Woodbury.

12/21/2011

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Humane Society Targeted By Pro-Shelter Campaign

The Humane Society of the United States says it’s under attack by a new group that’s trying to starve it of funding by urging donors to send money to local animal shelters instead.

12/19/2011

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Fleet Farm Changes Mind, Will Allow Bell Ringers

Minnesota-based Mills Fleet Farm has changed its mind about allowing Salvation Army bell ringers to stand outside their stores.

11/30/2011

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The Good Life For Less: Creative Ways To Give To Charity

We can already sense that it’s the season of giving. But, there are some that can’t afford to give as much as they’d like. Never fear, there are other cool ways to help your favorite charity without spending a dime.

11/16/2011

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Minnesotans Donate Big For Give To The Max Day

It’s the great Minnesota give-together!

11/16/2011

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Uncle, Mother Of Burn Victim Accused Of Stealing Medical Donations

A St. Paul teenager set on a fire by a man he trusted is experiencing betrayal once again.

10/25/2011

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Police Search For Man Accused Of Stealing Donations

Police are looking for a man suspected of stealing the donation jar at a local Walgreens.

09/07/2011

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Hormel Donates Food To North Dakota Flood Victims

Hormel Foods Corp. is donating food to flood victims in Minot, N.D.

06/29/2011

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Small Checks Drive Michele Bachmann’s Big Bucks

New York retiree Phyllis Hornung has never been to Minnesota and has no ties to the state — other than the steady stream of campaign donations she sends to Michele Bachmann.

06/24/2011

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Salvation Army To Raise $1 Million For Tornado Victims

The Twin Cities branch of the Salvation Army has set a goal of $1 million to help victims of the north Minneapolis tornado.

05/28/2011

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Boogaard Family Asks For Donations To Benefit Kids

The family of Derek Boogaard, the New York Rangers forward who died last week in Minnesota, is asking for donations to be made to Defending the Blue Line in his memory, in lieu of flowers.

05/17/2011

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Skating Club Hosts Benefit For Edina Fire Victim

A community hit the ice in honor of a Twin Cities woman killed in a fire.

05/06/2011

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