WCCO has a goal to bring awareness to giving during the holiday season. We hope to inspire our community to reach out and make a difference in the lives of others through stories.
Each week we like to say thanks to school organizations that are giving back to the community. This week: It’s coach Mike Gerads and his Robbinsdale Cooper swim teams.
On Tuesday, a national study ranked the Twin Cities No. 1 in the United States, for volunteering. It just goes to show that Minnesotans tackle tough assignments — everything from children’s literacy to veteran’s needs to environmental clean up.
Now more than ever, schools across Minnesota are relying on volunteers to help them out.
Residents in north Minneapolis are still struggling to get back on their feet after the May 22 tornado that ripped through the area. A single father of four got some much needed help from strangers across the country on Friday.
An estimated 2,000 volunteers made progress on the storm clean-up effort in north Minneapolis Saturday as they worked among the nearly 4,000 damaged properties.
Christians around the world are celebrating the Easter holiday, but the holy day is also creating a new tradition for some in the Jewish community.
Hundreds of volunteers spent Saturday morning in Hastings filling sandbags to protect homes near the Mississippi River, which hit flood stage Friday night.