2014 In Review // Local: News, Sports Nat'l: News, Sports, Entertainment, Talkers | Top 20 Most Read Stories 

Volunteering

(credit: CBS)

Report: Twin Cities Residents Rank #1 For Volunteering

Once again Twin Cities residents are getting a nod for their effort in giving back to the community. A report released Tuesday from the Corporation for National and Community Service says people in the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area rank number one when it comes to volunteering.

12/16/2014

(credit: CBS)

Dinner Honors We Day Organizers

Before We Day Minnesota kicks off Wednesday, the people behind the event celebrated those who made it possible. We Day Minnesota, which will begin Wednesday, is an event complete with a concert and speakers for 500 schools and 18,000 students at Xcel Energy Center.

11/11/2014

(credit: CBS)

Excitement Builds For We Day’s Minnesota Return

The charity effort that celebrates kids who make a difference is returning to Minnesota Wednesday. Instead of a day in school, 20,000 students will experience the ultimate concert and speaker series known as We Day. Co-founder Marc Kielburger said Minnesota is the obvious place to celebrate kids who are changing their communities and the world.

11/11/2014

(credit: CBS)

Preps Underway For ‘We Day’ At Xcel Center

Over the last year, we’ve seen what We Day can do to inspire teenagers. The concert celebration returns to the Xcel Energy Center Wednesday, but the setup and rehearsals are already underway.

11/11/2014

/Getty Images for HPhoto Credit: Jeff Schearabitat For Humanity

How To Volunteer On Your Next Vacation

Take time out of your upcoming vacation to help others who area in need.

11/06/2014

Photo Credit: THIERRY ZOCCOLAN/AFP/Getty Images

Five Fun Activities To Get The Family Outdoors

Make this a summer to remember for the whole family with these five ways to bring everyone together while enjoying the warmer weather.

07/21/2014

(credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Good Question: Who Volunteers & Where Do They Do It?

Volunteering always ranks right up there when it comes to New Year’s resolutions. Here in Minnesota, it’s a place where we excel. Almost 38 percent of Minnesotans give money or time — ranking the Land of 10,000 Lakes second in the country.

01/01/2014

(credit: Jeoffrey Maitem/Getty Images)

Filipino-Americans Encouraging Donations In Typhoon Disaster

Filipino-Americans in Minnesota are encouraging everyone to donate to a creditable organization following a deadly typhoon last Friday that killed thousand in the Philippines.

11/13/2013

(credit: Jeoffrey Maitem/Getty Images)

2 Minn. Volunteers Heading To Assist In Typhoon Relief Efforts

The situation is turning desperate in the Philippines as help is slowly starting to arrive. Millions of residents are struggling to survive the devastation left by Typhoon Haiyan. Almost 2,000 are dead and it’s a number that’s certain to rise.

11/12/2013

(credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

United Way Calling For Volunteers On Day Of Action

Wednesday is The United Way’s Day of Action, the kick-off to the group’s 2013 campaign. Volunteers are serving up breakfast at the Catholic Charities in downtown Minneapolis Wednesday morning among several other opportunities across the Twin Cities.

08/14/2013

Bicycles

Cycles For Change: Volunteer & Earn A Bike In St. Paul

The Twin Cities metro area is consistently ranked among the most bike-friendly communities in the country, but people in some neighborhoods still struggle to find affordable rides.

06/13/2013

(credit: CBS)

Feed My Starving Children Says It’s Looking For Summer Help

A local organization is calling for volunteers this morning to help feed malnourished children around the world. Feed My Starving Children sends packaged meals to starving kids in 70 countries. They need your help this summer to get the food there on time.

06/11/2013

(credit: CBS)

Minnetonka High School Seniors Spend Final Days Giving Back

While many high school seniors will be spending their last days of school taking it easy, seniors at Minnetonka High School have a different plan. The entire senior class will be spending their final hours of high school helping others. The students camped out in the rain for a chance to volunteer.

05/30/2013

(credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Minn. Lawmakers Embrace Volunteer Initiative

Minnesota lawmakers are trying to encourage a spirit of volunteerism at a Capitol press conference and through their own example.

04/03/2013

Matt Rowley was the 2012 MIAC MVP leading the league with a 1.91 ERA, and his off-the-field efforts have him in the national spotlight. (credit: Bethel Sports Information)

Beyond Bounds: Reigning MIAC Baseball MVP Also Most Valuable Volunteer

What does Bethel’s star senior pitcher Matt Rowley share with Tim Tebow?

02/21/2013

more

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 2,555 other followers