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After Vandals Destroy Champlin Man's Christmas Lights, Community Comes TogetherA Champlin man's light display is back up thanks to help from people in the community. Dozens of people helped Peter Brown's thousands of lights shine bright after vandals tore part of the display down earlier this week.
SafeJourney Helps Woman Escape Abusive HusbandWCCO studios are draped in purple to represent the fight against domestic violence in our Trees of Hope campaign. SafeJourney is a small nonprofit that offers 24/7 in-person support for anyone who does not feel safe at home.
Liquidation Of Troubled Charity Nears EndAfter a year of dismantling, negotiating and legal pressuring, a politically connected Minneapolis nonprofit formed to serve the poor is closer to being wound down and entities stung by widely documented misspending are recouping at least some of their losses.
State Sen. Hayden, Wife Settle Dispute Over Nonprofit PaymentsDemocratic state Sen. Jeffrey Hayden and his wife will pay $2,750 to settle a dispute over expense reimbursements from the troubled Community Action of Minneapolis nonprofit. The Minneapolis legislator and wife, Theresa, reached agreement last week with a court-appointed receiver to pay less than the $3,500 initially sought.
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.

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