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Bridging Hopes Spring Cleaning Will Increase Donations

A Twin Cities nonprofit that calls itself the largest furniture bank in the country is running low on its inventory. So it’s hoping spring cleaning will help.

03/19/2014

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Good Question: What Does It Take To Be A Nonprofit?

When you think of nonprofits, homeless shelters or food shelves might come to mind. But during the Super Bowl, many of you wondered why the NFL is considered a nonprofit, too. You emailed us wondering: What does it take to be a nonprofit?

02/06/2014

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Nonprofit Working To Fulfill Phrase ‘Peace On Earth’

“Peace on earth and goodwill toward all”: Those are the marching orders for Nonviolent Peaceforce, a nonprofit that sends trained peacekeepers to global hotspots in hopes of preventing more violence.

12/25/2013

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Nonprofit Offers Auto Repair For Those In Need

Tucked inside of Dan’s Car Wash in Minneapolis on 59th and Nicollet, is a small auto repair shop with a bare bones crew. A volunteer receptionist and two mechanics with a mission to fix cars and to give folks like Judy Hegrenes a lift in life.

12/09/2013

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MN-Based ‘Feed My Starving Children’ In Philippines, Providing Food Relief

At least a half-million hand-packed, dehydrated meals have already been distributed to Typhoon Haiyan survivors in the Philippines, Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) announced Monday.

11/11/2013

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YouthLink Helps Homeless Youth With The Support They Need

For four decades, YouthLink has been helping homeless youth with food, counseling and academic support.

10/01/2013

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Hennepin Co. Hires Nonprofit To Track, Understand Student Truancy

Visit any prison in the area and you’ll find a high percentage of felons who have truancy in their background. That’s why the Hennepin County Attorney’s office hired a nonprofit group to work with kids who have been skipping school, before bad becomes worse.

08/20/2013

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Donations & Help Flood In For Nonprofit Down On Its Luck

What a difference a day can make. On Monday, Vadnais Heights nonprofit TSE, which employs those who are developmentally disabled, was dealing with their trailer being stolen, and it was filled with lawnmowers and other important grooming equipment.

07/02/2013

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Help A Vadnais Heights Nonprofit Find Its Stolen Trailer Worth $6,000

Someone is stealing from a group that already has to deal with a lot of challenges in life. TSE is a non-profit in Vadnais Heights, and it helps find jobs for people with developmental disabilities.

07/01/2013

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Positively MN: Nonprofit Curbs Growing Homeless Youth Population

Minnesota’s homeless youth population is growing. On any given night, 2,500 young people spend the night on couches, car backseats, or worst of all, at city parks across the Metro. More than 10,000 Minnesotans younger than 18 will experience homelessness in some form this year.

05/16/2013

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Minnesota Vikings Team Up For We Day Minnesota

The Minnesota Vikings announced Wednesday that they are teaming up with the nonprofit group, “Free The Children,” to support We Day.

05/01/2013

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‘Nerdery Overnight Challenge’ Benefits Local Nonprofits

Tech wizards pulled an all-nighter to develop some much-needed websites in St. Paul.

03/10/2013

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Fargo Nonprofit Helps Animals Around The Globe

When disasters hit, like the earthquake in Japan or flooding in Thailand, relief organizations always spring into action to help the victims. That includes the Fargo-based nonprofit World Vets, which is focused not on helping people, but our four legged friends.

02/27/2012

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Wheelchair Hockey Trailer Stolen In Shakopee

A Minnesota nonprofit that sponsors wheelchair hockey is asking for help in finding a stolen equipment trailer.

01/27/2012

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Meals On Wheels: Delivers Dinners, Hope To Families

The economy continues to take a toll on families in the Twin Cities and Meals on Wheels is helping a record number of people this year with Thanksgiving dinner.

11/24/2011

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