It’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.
As 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.
Whether 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.
It’s what many Minnesotans love to do, make charitable donations. For the sixth year in a row, ‘Give to the Max Day’ is allowing us to give in a 24-hour online frenzy.
Kiss’s Gene Simmons and his daughter, Sophie Tweed-Simmons, are big supporters of a local nonprofit that provides restorative aid to those in need. Matter is an organization based in St. Louis Park, and they’re throwing a sold-out fundraising gala Friday night.
It wasn’t the intent of the comedy bit, but now a national television show is boosting interest in an organization that provides financial help to women who want to become engineers.
A Twin Cities nonprofit that works to keep people warm during the winter may be in some hot water. The Department of Human Services says Community Action of Minneapolis has used money to send staff members on tropical vacations.
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.
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.