Good Question: What Should You Know About A Charity Before Donating?The Attorney General's Office says Car Donation Foundation misleads donors about where their cars are going. So, what should you know about a nonprofit before you give? Good Question.
Court Document: Minn. Sen. Hayden Owes For Nonprofit ExpensesTravel expense claims submitted by a Democratic state senator and his wife have come under scrutiny from a court-appointed receiver examining the finances of a Minneapolis nonprofit group that was shut down last year. Roughly $3,400 in conference travel expenses paid to state Sen. Jeff Hayden and wife Theresa by Community Action of Minneapolis have been flagged as improper in a court document filed Thursday
Trial Of Indicted Minneapolis Nonprofit Head Moved To 2016The federal fraud trial for a former Minneapolis nonprofit leader has been postponed until April. William Davis and his son, Jordan, were supposed to stand trial in November on charges they siphoned public money for personal use or claimed expense reimbursements they weren't permitted to. A revised schedule in the case was filed Thursday.
Nonprofit Convoy Of Hope Stops In Spring Lake ParkThe relief organization The Convoy of Hope offered a community celebration in the Twin Cities Saturday.
Local Nonprofit Hosts Backpack Drive For Mpls. StudentsParents spent an average of $100 per student on school supplies last year. Many families in one Minneapolis neighborhood can't afford that.
Nonprofit To Offer Support For Medical Marijuana PatientsA Minnesota nonprofit has formed a Facebook group for patients seeking assistance in qualifying for the new medical marijuana program.
Versique Hosts 4th Annual Happy Hour To Benefit Dress For SuccessThe fourth annual Dress for Success Twin Cities is coming to a close Thursday, May 7. Each year Minneapolis consulting firm Versique hosts a clothing drive for Dress for Success, a nonprofit that helps young women in the workforce. Dress for Success helps women by providing access to professional attire, networking events, career development tools and more.
GOP Launches Second Probe Of Democrat's Role At NonprofitSenate Republicans are filing a second ethics complaint against a powerful Democrat stemming from his ties to an embattled nonprofit. Sen. Jeff Hayden served on the board of Community Action Minneapolis, which was found to have misspent $800,000 in taxpayer dollars.
WCCO This Morning Team Races Beds For Charity"Register now for this one-of-a-kind event and help raise money for families and individuals transitioning out of homelessness and poverty! All proceeds benefit Bridging. Prizes are awarded for the fastest team, most money raised for Bucks for Bridging, and the best costumes!"
Books For Africa Helps Kids Idled By Ebola CrisisIt’s the face of Liberia that is now capturing world attention. A coordinated fight is taking place in the African nation to control the spread of the deadly Ebola virus. But fighting the outbreak also has some negative but necessary side effects that will keep Liberian children from attending school.
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.
Small Nonprofit Fights Ovarian Cancer Head-OnWhether they are breaking a sweat at a fundraiser or all dressed up at a banquet -- the color teal always marks an occasion for the Minnesota Ovarian Cancer Alliance. And so does a sense of pride. Eleven-year survivor Erica Dahlin and her family help support the annual walk.