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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Metro Kids Celebrate Holidays Early With Free Bikes

Thousands of kids in the metro received an early holiday gift – a new bike!

12/01/2012

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MN Volunteer Returns Home From Superstorm Sandy

When disaster strikes, the American Red Cross are the first ones on the ground. Recently, volunteers from the metro were called to help during Superstorm Sandy.

11/16/2012

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Twin Cities United Way Hosts Action Day

Volunteers will hit the streets in the Twin Cities on Wednesday for the United Way Action Day.

08/22/2012

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Get Out, Enjoy The Winter With Your Dog In Minn.

Just because it is winter doesn’t mean you and Fido can’t find some fun. Check out our five favorite ways to get out and get active with man’s best friend this winter.

01/20/2012

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A Guide To Thanksgiving Volunteer Opportunities

Thanksgiving is usually a time for families gathering together in a warm, cozy home, eating big meals, chatting, relaxing, watching football, playing games and being thankful for each other and a plenitude of creature comforts.

11/18/2011

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