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?
“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.
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.
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.
For four decades, YouthLink has been helping homeless youth with food, counseling and academic support.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Minnesota Vikings announced Wednesday that they are teaming up with the nonprofit group, “Free The Children,” to support We Day.
Tech wizards pulled an all-nighter to develop some much-needed websites in St. Paul.
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.
A Minnesota nonprofit that sponsors wheelchair hockey is asking for help in finding a stolen equipment trailer.
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.
It’s the great Minnesota give-together!