Non-Profit

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Non-Profit Organizations Giving Back To Those Who Serve Our Country

Many non-profit organizations are providing resources, support and advocacy for veterans. Find out how these non-profits are supporting veterans in the U.S.

10/23/2014

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State Agencies Sever Ties With Mpls. Non-Profit

A non-profit, accused of using grant money to fund lavish trips and a Costco membership, was shut down by the state on Friday. The state is seeking $600,000 back from Community Action of Minneapolis. The agency helps low-income families with heating bills and works to find people jobs.

09/26/2014

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‘Simon Says Give’ Provides More Than Free Backpacks

With 9-year-old Jayden and 7-year-old Andrew, Karen Wettanen is always busy. And when back-to-school time arrives, she’s almost always strapped. The working mom from St. Louis Park lives on a fixed income, so filling up their backpacks stretches her budget.

07/29/2014

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MN Teen Awarded For Public Service Alongside Baseball Stars, Actors and Journalists

A Minnesota eighth grader with a love for reading and a passion for helping children received a prestigious national award for her accomplishment. Maria Keller, 13, won the Jefferson Award for public service for her non-profit Read Indeed.

03/21/2014

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12-30 Metrodome Seats For Sale On The Morning News With Dave Lee

Work started today at 7am on removing the seats at the Metrodome.

12/30/2013

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12-17-13 Mary Jo Copeland On The Morning News With Dave Lee

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12/17/2013

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Ellen Project Brings Uplifting Tunes To Hospitalized Children

A Twin Cities non-profit, Keys for Kids, is helping young hospital patients have some fun. Keys for Kids has started the Ellen Project, where kids get to paint donated pianos, and sometimes those pianos are used to deliver live music right to the bedside.

08/08/2013

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Nonprofit Bike Shop Opens In North Minneapolis

A new, nonprofit bike shop called Venture North opened Monday in north Minneapolis and it offers its community sales, repairs and coffee.

12/05/2011

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Non-Profit For Latino Families Closes Unexpectedly

La Familia has been a part of the St. Paul community for the past 16 years. It provided mental health services to Latino families who couldn’t afford it otherwise. But without much of an explanation or much of a warning, its doors are now closed.

02/05/2011

Steele Talkin' with Jearlyn Steele – 9/5/10

Most schools will open back up for business on Tuesday.  For many kids, that means get their lunches at their school cafeteria.  But how nutritious are those lunches?  Are there guidelines that companies have to […]

09/06/2010

Charges Filed in Non-Profit Theft Case

A Waconia man has been charged in connection with the theft of funds from a non-profit organization that helps autistic and Alzheimer’s patients in Carver County. Authorities have charged 36-year old Mario Cortolezzis with eight […]

07/22/2010

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